Vacuum Cleaners/Electric Cleaning
LG Electronics USA’s portfolio of Wi-Fi connected smart appliances is now compatible with both Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant. The company’s range of Wi-Fi enabled appliances includes air conditioners, air purifiers, vacuums and major appliances.
The small home appliance segment was among the top performing product categories during the recent holiday season, according to The NPD Group.
Dyson has opened a flagship Dyson Demo retail location on Fifth Avenue in New York City, designed to encourage consumers to pick up, test and understand the company’s technology.
LG Electronics has created the ThinQ brand to identify its 2018 home appliances, consumer electronics and services that utilize artificial intelligence (AI).
iRobot Corp. said it has reached a confidential agreement with Black & Decker regarding a patent infringement suit. In April, the company took legal action against five floor care suppliers, claiming that each of the companies had used its patented technology without permission.
iRobot’s Roomba 690 robotic vacuum will be honored with the first Smart Home Award at the 2018 Housewares Design Awards celebration on January 30 during the Las Vegas Market.
Eureka has launched its new Eureka FloorRover vacuum cleaner during the Phoenix International Raceway weekend, along with its official sponsorship of NASCAR driver David Starr for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. The company’s sponsorship will extend into 2018.