Whirlpool Corporation and LifeFX, Inc. Announce Collaboration
Under the collaborative effort, LifeFX will integrate its trademark Stand-In Technology with Whirlpool's Internet-enabled appliance technology to create new interaction possibilities for the smart appliances of tomorrow.
Philip Pejovich, Whirlpool vice president, Corporate Technology and Engineering and Development, said, "We are excited to work with LifeFX on this opportunity. LifeFX's technology will allow us to demonstrate that the future of communications is beyond plain text and traditional computer devices."
Michael Rosenblatt, LifeFX chairman and co-president, stated, "Whirlpool's decision to explore LifeFX technology is another validation of LifeFX's leadership position in creating life-like virtual people for the Internet, pervasive computing and smart appliances."