GE Appliances named Smart Appliance Company of the Year for third year in a row

Jan 11th 2021

GE Appliances has been selected as the winner of the “Smart Appliance Company of the Year” award for the third consecutive year in the IoT Breakthrough Awards program by IoT Breakthrough, a leading market intelligence organization that recognizes the world’s top Internet-of-Things companies, technologies and products. 

In the past year, GEA drove IoT and smart home innovation through the development of its SmartHQ Solutions™ offering. SmartHQ Solutions is the first end-to-end smart solution that combines a suite of appliances and services and makes GEA the easiest appliance manufacturer to do business with, manage, use, and service. With SmartHQ Solutions, GEA is the first appliance manufacturer to offer a full suite of connected appliances and advanced digital solutions for distribution, management, service and the home.

SmartHQ Solutions include:

  • SmartHQ Distribution™ combines technology and infrastructure to reach 90% of the U.S. population on time and damage free.
  • SmartHQ Management™ is the first remote appliance management solution of its kind, allowing property managers to save time and money, increase productivity and enhance their guests’ experience.
  • SmartHQ Service™ is an industry-leading diagnostic technology that provides service technicians with the most advanced solution to diagnose and confidently repair products.
  • SmartHQ Home™ with more than 600 connected appliances across GEA’s brands– including appliance innovation leader GE Profile–boasts an open platform that enables integration with tech partners and brings all of GE Appliance’s products together in a simple SmartHQ app.

The mission of the IoT Breakthrough Awards program is to recognize the innovators, leaders and visionaries from around the globe in a range of IoT categories, including Industrial and Enterprise IoT, Smart City technology, Connected Home and Home Automation, Connected Car, and many more. This year’s program attracted more than 3,850 nominations from companies all over the world.

Congrats to the entire SmartHome Solutions team! Read the entire announcement here.

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