LAS VEGAS —
Whirlpool has long maintained a presence at International CES, and this year is no different.
This week the world’s largest appliance manufacturer is holding court in nooth 3409 at the Mommy Tech TechZone in the North Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center. There the company is highlighting high-tech appliances currently in the marketplace that variously feature smart-grid compatibility, USB ports and touchscreen- enabled apps.
Whirlpool is also offering a sneak peek of “the laundry room of the future,” the majap maker said, which incorporates advanced technologies from the automotive, appliance and consumer electronics industries.
Separately, Monica Teague, Whirlpool’s brand experience senior manager, is participating in a panel discussion this week titled “Moms as Chief Technology Officers” (Saturday, Jan. 8, 4:30 p.m. to 5:15 p.m., room N260, LVCC North Hall), while Warwick Stirling, the company’s global director of energy and sustainability, is participating in a panel discussion titled “From Smart Phones to Smart Homes” (Friday, Jan. 7, 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., room S204-205, LVCC South Hall).