Qingdao, China - Haier is showing a variety of major appliance technologies during SINOCES, which is being held here July 8-11.
Haier products showcased include developments for the future of home appliances, U-Home, which stands for "Ubiquitous Home." U-Home Technology accompanies users as they go through their daily lives both in and outside the home. It keeps them connected to the world when at home and connected to their home when outside, the company said.
By using the Internet, mobile communications and fixed telephone connections, U-Home-equipped home appliances such as refrigerators, air conditioners, televisions and washing machines allow users to communicate and use them anytime and anywhere remotely.
Other highlights of Haier's showcase at SINOCES are Haier's web-connected refrigerators. The company said they are the most energy efficient multi-door refrigerators in the world, with daily power consumption of 0.78 kilowatts/hour. The refrigerators can monitor food's freshness and suggest meals based on the user's body type. Among many other features, the refrigerator offers a variety of online options including an Internet video phone.
Haier's washing machine integrating the S-Drive Frequency Conversion technology, developed together with General Electric, will is also presented. The new technology allows washing machines to save electricity consumption up to 20 percent, save water and reduce noise up to 30 percent, while greatly improving the cleaning ratio, the manufacturer said.
On display are Haier's latest innovations in energy-efficient, frequency, fluorine-free conversion air conditioners, which save 5.2 kilowatts/hour of electricity and can reduce carbon dioxide emissions by 1.7 kilograms.
Also debuting at SINOCES is the first completely wireless LED 3D television. The television is powered wirelessly from a distance using WiTricity's wireless electric power transfer technology, Haier said.
None of the products are immediately planned for the U.S. market, Haier said.