LOUISVILLE, Ky.—March 13, 2019—GE Appliances, a Haier company, has partnered with Cirrent to deliver easy Wi-Fi onboarding and reliable connectivity of their smart home products.
GE Appliances is a leader in connected appliances and offers a wide range of products that make customers’ lives easier while improving their daily routines. GE Appliances’ connected products are updated remotely with new capabilities and can assess their own performance, allowing for unparalleled service.
Cirrent helps product companies make their connected products easier to use, more reliable and more secure. Cirrent’s software allows consumers to set up products without typing in their home network name or password and helps ensure products stay connected even when network names and passwords are changed.
“Ease of use and reliability are critical for our customers,” said Shawn Stover, vice president of SmartHome Solutions at GE Appliances. “With Cirrent’s technology we will be able to deliver an even better user experience to our consumers, making it even easier for them to set up their Wi-Fi enabled appliances so they can get their products connected faster and with less frustration.”
Cirrent’s solutions transform the Wi-Fi user experience and provide a significant return on investment to product manufacturers by reducing support costs and product returns. Cirrent’s ZipKey® Wi-Fi Onboarding and IoT Network Intelligence solutions are available today for companies making connected products with a wide variety of Wi-Fi chips and operating systems.
“Consumers expect more from their smart home products than ever before. They not only need to be great products, but also easy to use and dependable. We are excited to work with GE Appliances to help more customers get the benefits of connectivity,” said Rob Conant, CEO of Cirrent.
About GE Appliances, a Haier company
GE Appliances, a Haier company, a leader in WiFi-connected appliance technology, makes owners’ lives easier while improving their daily routines. With its connected suite of GE Appliances, owners can monitor and maintain their home from near or far using their voice or a mobile device. GE Appliances uses the U+ Connect platform as the smart connection that seamlessly integrates their connected appliances with a vast list of partners. Connected appliances are also updated remotely with new capabilities and can assess their own performance, allowing for unparalleled service. To learn more, visit http://www.geappliances.com/ge/connected-appliances/.
Cirrent’s technology makes connected products easier to use, more reliable and more secure. Through partnerships with ISPs and product manufacturers, Cirrent provides software that drastically improves the Wi-Fi user experience. As a wholly owned subsidiary of Cypress Semiconductor, Cirrent works tirelessly to improve connectivity of smart home products, leading to better reviews, increased sales, and decreased support costs and returns for companies making these products.