Innovative SmartHQ Solutions launched by GE Appliances


GE Appliances (GEA), a Haier company, announced the launch of some SmartHQ Solutions that unify the company smart technologies to improve the entire product life cycle. GE Appliances has more than 450 connected appliance products across brands, driven by its innovation leader, GE Profile. With SmartHQ Solutions, GEA will extend its footprint beyond smart appliances to improve distribution, fleet management, home usage, and service, giving its owners and partners total control of their headquarters, whether that is their home, office, or job site. 
«In today’s world, we are digitizing our behaviours more than ever before – explains Shawn Stover, Executive Director of SmartHome Solutions for GE Appliances-. That’s why we are launching SmartHQ – the first end-to-end smart solution that combines our full suite of smart services and appliances—making us the easiest appliance manufacturer to do business with, manage, use and service. With over 60 years of experience dedicated to the builder channel, we designed each of our pillars of distribution, management, home, and service to solve real-life issues and allow our partners to create a healthier business.»
SmartHQ is an advanced platform that will evolve to include: SmartHQ Distribution, a solution that makes it possible to reach 90% of the U.S. population, thanks to an innovative velocity warehouses and patented equipment, dedicated service team and robust product tracking system; SmartHQ Management thats keep track of one appliance allowing property managers to oversee hundreds of appliances from the comfort of their office to save time and money, increase productivity and enhance their guests’ experiences; SmartHQ Home, tool that makes daily chores easier—such as preheating the oven, starting a load of laundry from the phone or auto re-ordering detergent when the dishwasher runs low. SmartHQ Service, finally, allows technicians to plug in and communicate with our connected appliances for faster and more accurate diagnostics.