Qingdao, China –
Haier is showing a variety of major appliance technologies during SINOCES, which
is being held here July 8-11.
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.
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.
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.