Home Connect is BSH’s solution for a smarter household. From the washing machine to the oven, coffee machine or even the vacuum cleaner: consumers can improve quality of life at home with the touch of a button. Franziska Barnert, global partner manager in the Home Connect team, to shed some light on how consumers can use BSH’s solution in combination with renowned partners for an improved and more connected home.
Improving the quality of life at home is not just about designing and manufacturing high-quality appliances — it is also about keeping up with consumer trends and evolving needs. And what’s trendier than a smarter, connected life? That’s what Home Connect aims to provide: An easy-to-use app that lets consumers connect and control the home appliances from multiple BSH brands to simplify, optimize and personalize their daily household routines. In addition to that Home Connect is offering multiple partner solutions that can be used together with our connected appliances. However, there is more to it than meets the eye
Among the large appliances, consumers can use it for washing machines, dryers, ovens, dishwashers, fridges, fridge-freezers, freezers, wine coolers, cooktops and hoods. So, basically for everything. And with regards to the small appliances, the app supports coffee machines, the Bosch Cookit, and also Roxxter, Bosch’s robot vacuum cleaner. We also want to give the consumers the possibility to use all those appliances with solutions from our partners.
Amazon Alexa our one of the global partners BSH are collaborating together with Amazon and discussing new functions for our Home Connect skill
Offering sustainable solutions is a key topic for BSH, and with Home Connect it’s no different. So just to give you an overview of the possibilities They offer consumers: They can, for example, check the estimated water and energy consumption of their selected appliance program directly via our app. Besides that, we are also constantly looking for partners in the smart home and energy segment. For instance, Home Connect recently went live with the smart home player Loxone in Europe, which also offers an energy solution. With their help, appliances can be started when the photovoltaic system produces enough energy.