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Jan 10, 2022

2021 MVP Awards — Connected Home

2021 MVP awards in the connected home category

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Somfy Systems

TaHoma Gateway

Somfy Systems TaHoma Gateway

Somfy’s TaHoma Gateway uses open and forward-thinking technology to provide a single platform to control a wide range of interior and exterior motorized products along with the rest of the modern smart home. TaHoma works with current and future Somfy motorization technology. The gateway communicates with both current Radio Technology Somfy (RTS) motors and Somfy’s future slate of Zigbee motor solutions. TaHoma’s open technology allows it to fit seamlessly into the modern smart home, working with a wide variety of smart home systems like Philips Hue, SmartThings, Control 4, Crestron, Brilliant, Savant, Elan, URC, and RTI. TaHoma is also reliable and scalable, allowing users to join up to 10 TaHoma interfaces for multi-zone control. With TaHoma, users can create scenes and schedules for their motorized products. Users can create up to 40 scenes and 40 schedules for their motorized products to offer a truly customized smart shade experience.

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Bosch Home Appliances

800 Series Refreshment Center Refrigerator

Bosch Home Appliances 800 Series Refreshment Center Refrigerator

The Bosch 800 Series French door bottom mount refrigerator featuring the in-unit Refreshment Center is “Invented for Life." The unit delivers high-quality innovation that helps consumers simplify their lives in the home, connecting them directly to their appliance through the Home Connect app, and delivers on the need for dedicated beverage storage space with design and functionality top of mind. Every detail of a Bosch appliance is designed with the consumer experience in mind and four brand values demonstrate this commitment: perceivable quality, simple solutions, perfect results and timeless design. Equipped with Home Connect, the refrigerator offers peace of mind and greater convenience for consumers knowing they can control and remotely monitor their appliance all from one app via their smart device. Whether it’s an alarm notifying that the door was left open, or expert evaluation through Remote Diagnostics, Home Connect helps consumers simplify life and enhance their smart home experience, offering the right balance of automation and personal control.

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Cooper Lighting Solutions

HALO Home QuickLink Low-Voltage LED Lighting System 

Cooper Lighting Solutions HALO Home QuickLink Low-Voltage LED Lighting System 

QuickLink is a can-less (no recessed housing required) low-voltage lighting system powered by a single LED remote driver (70W), allowing to homeowners easily and quickly install (twist-connect) up to 11 fixtures to the 35-foot low voltage cable. QuickLink is part of the HALO Home Smart Lighting System, allowing you to individually adjust dimming and white tuning or setup groups, scenes or schedules wirelessly, all from the convenience of the user- friendly HALO Home app (with no internet or hub required). As the first of its kind, the HALO Home QuickLink Low-Voltage Lighting System is a smart downlighting system that is engineered to install up to 85% faster than traditional downlights. The smart system allows you to wirelessly control the lighting products including dimming, white tuning (from 2700K to 5000K), grouping, scene setting and scheduling. Homeowners can easily build a lighting plan to meet lifestyle needs, enhancing home security, energy savings and aesthetics.

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