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-
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).