GE Appliances signs multi-year smart home deal with Google Cloud

GE Appliances has signed a multi-year partnership deal with Google Cloud
to build the next generation of smart home technologies.

The partners will combine their expertise – GE Appliances in hardware and Google Cloud in data, artificial intelligence, analytics, and machine learning – to deliver new smart home technologies and improved experiences.

GE Appliances notes that it will benefit from Google Cloud’s seamless integration with other Google platforms and technologies such as Android and Google Assistant while also being able to tap into powerful capabilities like Vision AI.

Google’s cloud platform will also enable GE Appliances to enhance its AI-enabled intelligent product platform that can help manage fleets of appliances and decrease unplanned downtime.