KOHLER, Wis—Kohler Co., a global leader in the design and innovation of kitchen and bath products, announced that the Numi 2.0 Intelligent Toilet has been recognized among CES® 2020 Innovation Awards Honorees in the smart home category. Products recognized as the honorees scored above the threshold set for their respective product categories. Numi 2.0 Intelligent Toilet joins Kohler’s other recipient products, Verdera Voice lighted mirror with Amazon Alexa (2018 Innovation Honoree) and Sensate Touchless Kitchen Faucet with KOHLER Konnect (2019 Best Of Innovation), marking 2020’s recognition the global brand’s third consecutive win at CES.
An annual program that celebrates outstanding design, the CES Innovation Awards recognizes honorees across 28 product categories. A panel of judges, including designers, engineers and members of the tech media, reviews submissions based on design, functionality, consumer appeal, engineering and how the products compare with competition.
Numi, Kohler’s most advanced intelligent toilet, offers exceptional water efficiency, personalized cleansing and dryer functions, a heated seat and high-quality built-in speakers. The lighting features on Kohler’s flagship intelligent toilet can be paired with speakers to create different spa-like environments within a bathroom space. Amazon Alexa built into the product provides simple voice control of Numi’s features and access to tens of thousands of skills.
KOHLER Konnect features innovative kitchen and bath products combined with quality product design and craftsmanship to deliver comfort, convenience, and enjoyment to the home. Personalized features are managed through the KOHLER Konnect application for iOS and Android devices. Powered by the Microsoft Azure cloud platform, KOHLER Konnect offers support in select products for Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, and Apple HomeKit. The KOHLER Konnect product portfolio is expanding with additional options for the enhanced smart home experience.
The CES Innovation Awards are sponsored by the Consumer Technology Association (CTA)™, owner and producer of CES, the world’s largest and most influential technology event. CTA has been recognizing achievements in product design and engineering since 1976.
Kohler’s Numi 2.0 Intelligent Toilet will be on display in the Innovation Awards Showcase at CES 2020. The complete list of CES 2020 Innovation Honorees, including product descriptions and photos, can be found at CES.tech/Innovation. Further, visit the Kohler booth in the Sands Exhibition Hall, booth #40727.
CES 2020 will showcase technology across every major industry, featuring 4,500 exhibitors across 2.75 million net square feet (260K net square meters) of exhibit space. CES provides access to the very latest transformative tech, such as 5G connectivity, artificial intelligence, augmented and virtual reality, smart home, smart cities, sports tech, machine learning and more.
Founded in 1873 and headquartered in Kohler, Wisconsin, Kohler Co. is one of America’s oldest and largest privately held companies comprised of nearly 38,000 associates. With more than 50 manufacturing locations worldwide, Kohler is a global leader in the design, innovation and manufacture of kitchen and bath products; engines and power systems; luxury cabinetry and tile; and owner/operator of two of the world’s finest five-star hospitality and golf resort destinations in Kohler, Wisconsin, and St. Andrews, Scotland. Kohler’s Whistling Straits golf course will host the 2020 Ryder Cup. For more details, please visit kohlercompany.com.