New Smart Appliance Group Forms to Drive Interoperability

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By Jonathan Collins | 1Q 2022 | IN-6413


Samsung Announces the Home Connectivity Alliance from The CES 2022 Keynote Stage


Some of the largest residential appliance manufacturers in the world have formed a new vendor group aiming to drive creating smart home appliance interoperability. The Home Connectivity Alliance (HCA) aims to enable cloud to cloud connectivity between its members connected appliances. Samsung, a leading supporter of the initiative, unveiled the group as the company hosted the opening keynote at Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2022 in Las Vegas. The new group and its approach represent a turning point for the smart appliance market just as the smart home market is moving in a different direction, reflecting the differing stages of development in both markets.

Targeting Cloud-to-Cloud Interoperability


The HCA’s founding members comprise American Standard Heating and Air Conditioning, Arçelik, The Electrolux Group, Haier, GE Appliances, Samsung, and Trane Residential. The new group says it aims to provide consumers with safer, simpler, and more interoperable options in …

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