CLEVELAND, Ohio – January 2, 2020 – To provide more consumers with enhanced smart home options, GE Lighting is adding several new C by GE technologies to its ever-expanding portfolio of smart home products. Advanced lighting switch and dimmer technologies, as well as new comfort, safety and security solutions, have been designed to integrate and interact with existing C by GE products to provide an easy-to-use, improved and more complete smart home network.
New lighting products for the smart home will be available at retailers in early 2020. Comfort, safety and security solutions that address highly sought-after benefits are scheduled to launch in retail stores later this year. These new products that extend beyond the lighting space can be operated through a single mobile application that is very simple to install, use and maintain.
“For nearly 130 years, GE Lighting has been a trusted brand and consumers continue to have confidence in the C by GE smart home products we offer,” says Paul Williams, GM Product Management & Growth, GE Lighting. “As we expand our presence in the smart home, we’re committed to providing them with convenient products that exceed expectations.”
First-Ever Smart Switch and Dimmer Technologies
The new C by GE Hubless Three-Wire Smart Switch and two Hubless Dimmer models are industry firsts. They do not require an additional product, such as a hub, to integrate with Google Assistant or Amazon Alexa for voice control. Unlike existing products, these innovations give more consumers access to smart home technologies as they can be installed and operated in most North American households, regardless of the age of the home.
The Smart Switches do not require a neutral wire and are smaller in size, making them widely compatible and simple to install. They come with an optional accessory that eliminates bulb “ghosting” and “flickering” that can occur with other smart switch solutions.
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