January 1st, 2023 at 9:45 am by Claus Ludewig – The US company Kohler has put a smart toilet with Amazon Alexa on the market for 11,500 US dollars.
Amazon has been offering the virtual assistant called Alexa since 2014. In addition to the smart speakers from the Echo series with microphones, there are also other devices that have the smart assistant. Recently, however, things haven’t been looking too rosy for Alexa, with the division posting billions of dollars in losses this year alone. The future of Amazon Echo is uncertain, but a new partnership is bringing momentum into the home. After all, there are a number of partner companies that are bringing smart devices with Alexa onto the market. Soon the little place will not be so quiet anymore, at least if the American company Kohler has its way.
The Numi 2.0 Smart Toilet can do this with Alexa
With the Numi 2.0 Smart Toilet, the company presented an intelligent toilet back in 2019, which is now finally available. The toilet is available to order now for $11,500. In addition to Alexa integration, the ceramic department has RGB lighting and integrated speakers. So if you have to let your biological needs run free at night, you no longer need an extra light, as the toilet is illuminated. In addition to the lighting, the temperature of the seat can also be regulated individually by voice or button. A hairdryer is available for easy cleaning after a bowel movement, as is UV light to disinfect the bidet.
As a further smart function, the toilet seat can open and close automatically. There is also a back-up flush, in case the business has turned out to be larger, in order to forcefully flush away the discards. With the room fragrance function, it should smell pleasant, no matter what happened in the toilet. It is not known whether Alexa herself has learned new terms to deal with the typical fecal language. Thanks to the integrated loudspeaker, however, you can listen to music or an audio book from Audible in the quiet room. In addition to the smart toilet, Kohler also offers an intelligent bathroom mirror in sizes between 24 inches and 40 inches. The Verdera mirror with Amazon Alexa is available from just under 1,200 US dollars, so that you can start the lighting or routines in the bathroom, for example. For example, a timer for brushing teeth can be set by voice command and the stop signal then sounds over the mirror’s stereo loudspeakers.
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The American company Kohler has launched the Numi 2.0 Smart Toilet. The toilet can be ordered now for USD 11,500. Amazon Alexa and speakers are integrated directly so that you can listen to music, for example. In addition to the integration of Alexa, the bidet also has RGB lighting and a UV light for disinfection .If you want, you can adjust the temperature of the seat and clean your buttocks with an integrated hair dryer. With the room fragrance function, the bathroom should smell as pleasant as possible.
Sources: Kohler (1), Kohler (2), The Verge