GE Appliances (GEA), a Haier company, signed a multi-year partnership with Google Cloud with the aim of devoloping innovative technologies for the kitchen and the home. According to GEA, it turned to Google Cloud for its world-class expertise in data analytics, artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) to accelerate this evolution and integrate these capabilities into its entire appliance development process, from ideation to the production line.
The two companies will work together to develop the next generation of smart appliances with Google Cloud Vision AI. And GEA will benefit from Google Cloud’s seamless integration with other Google platforms and technologies such as Android and Google Assistant.
«As the fastest-growing appliance manufacturing company in the United States and with more than a century of industry experience, we are committed to continuing our evolution and fulfilling our promise to deliver the best appliances to our owners and customers – said Viren Shah, CDO of GE Appliances. – Bringing together Google and GE Appliances to co-innovate and build advanced technologies is a key driver propelling this evolution forward.»
«GE Appliances – commented Dominik Wee, Managing Director Manufacturing and Industrial at Google Cloud – is an award-winning, smart home innovator that gives consumers the forward-thinking features and capabilities they want and expect. Marrying GEA’s expertise in smart home appliances with Google Cloud’s data analytics and AI/ML will deliver industry-leading, innovative appliances and digital experiences that will delight consumers for years to come.»