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Kohler wants to make your home smarter with their Konnect platform

Kohler, the company known mostly for kitchen and bath products is now getting into the smart home game with their Kohler Konnect platform.

The Kohler Konnect platform is capable of supporting multiple voice services such as Alexa. You’ll be able to control Kohler Konnect products using your voice, hands-free motion control and programmable presets in the companion app for Android and iOS. The platform is also said to be compatible with Apple HomeKit and the Google Assistant

The platform uses the Microsoft Azure cloud platform.

Verdera Voice Lighted Mirror

Some of the new products part of the platform include the Verdera Voice Lighted Mirror. As the name implies, you’ll be able to talk to the mirror using your voice since it has Alexa built-in.

The mirror also has embedded speakers which are hermetically sealed to maximize sound quality.  The Verdera Voice mirror will be able in March but no pricing was announced.

The mirror has dual-microphones, can connect to other Kohler smart products and access to the thousands of Alexa skills.

Sensate kitchen faucet

Some of the other products include the Sensate kitchen faucet, it allows you to turn the water on and off or to a measured volume by using your voice or touchless motion-based interactions.

DTV+ Showering System

The next product is the DTV+ Showering System which lets users customize their showering experience with their voice. Everything from water temperature, showerhead controls, body sprays, music, lighting, steam and shower duration can be controlled via voice commands.

If you already have a DTV+ system in place, you can upgrade it by adding a bridge module.

PerfectFill kit

PerfectFill kit can allow users to automatically fill their bathtub to their precise temperature and depth. This can be done via voice commands or the Kohler Konnect app.

Numi Intelligent Toilet

The Numi intelligent toilet is Kohler’s most advanced toilet yet, it can be personalized to each user’s settings including things like ambient coloured lighting, Bluetooth music playback, heated seat and foot warmer. The Numi has hand-free control and a personalized cleansing functionality and exceptional water efficiency. Just like other Kohler Konnect products, it can be controlled via your voice or the app.

PureWarmth Toilet Seat

PureWarmth toilet seat is for those who don’t want to shell out for a whole new toilet like the Numi. The toilet offers an integrated nightlight and a heated seat all of which can be controlled via the app and tuned to each user’s preference.

Touchless Response Toilet

The Touchless Response toilet uses Kohler’s latest touchless flush technology. It uses a standard trip lever with a motion sensor to provide users with the ultimate convenience. The flush proximity sensor and integrated nightlight can be activated via the Kohler Konnect app.

No pricing or availability was announced but they should all be available later this year.

Source: Kohler

By Sachin Bahal

Sachin is the editor-in-chief of TheCanadianTechie, a site he started in 2012 to become the ultimate, independent source for tech enthusiasts or “techies”. He is a versatile writer with a passion for technology and loves to write about gaming, entertainment, tech and more.

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