- The company informed that this IoT enabled water heater features BEE’s five star ratings
- Orient had launched IoT enabled air coolers in India last summer
- The market for IoT enabled consumer electronics is increasing here
Orient Electric has announced the launch of Aquator glassline storage water heater in India. The company informed that apart from being a BEE (Bureau of Energy Efficiency) five star rated model, this latest water heater features IoT aka smart features as well.
“Our aim is to fill the existing gap in the segment, which is to have smarter and efficient water heaters. We will be also focusing on room heaters, both from Orient and De’Longhi brands. We also have aggressive plans to market and sell breakfast appliances,” Orient Electric Limited’s leadership had noted in an recent exclusive interaction with EFY Group.
Compatible with Alexa and Google Assistant
This all new BEE 5-star rated Aquator glassline storage water heater from Orient Electric comes equipped with IoT technology. Orient Electric noted that a user can operate this from anywhere, anytime via Orient Smart mobile app.
It is also compatible with Alexa and Google Assistant. Orient Electric’s official statement read, “You can simply schedule it to automatically switch on and off at desired temperatures for a perfect bathing experience every time. It also allows you to monitor power consumption on a daily, weekly and monthly basis.”
Other features include ultra diamond glassline coated tank, shock-proof body, digital display, PUF insulation, multifunction valve and pressure bearing capacity of up to 8 bar. The company is retailing these in six, 10, 15 and 25L capacities.
“As far as IoT is concerned, we are introducing water heaters based on the same IoT platform we used in our air coolers. Our IoT-enabled air coolers and water heaters can be operated from anywhere, anytime via Orient Smart mobile app available on both Google Play and App Store. We are not simply using IoT to deliver comfort and convenience to the consumers but will be also using it to improve our service capabilities,” had added Orient Electric’s leadership.