Five New Honeywell Home Products Win Prestigious iF Design Awards For Innovation, User Design
March 09, 2018
Lyric C1 and C2 Cameras, Whole-House Humidifier, Instant Water Heaterand Aqua Touch Desktop Instant-Heating Water Purifier selected from more than6,400 entries from 54 countries by independent experts
ATLANTA,March 9, 2018 — Honeywell (NYSE:HON), a leader in a broad range ofsolutions for Connected Homes, today announced that five of the company’s recentlyintroduced products have won 2018 iF Design Awards in recognition of theiroutstanding innovation and user-focused design.
Anindependent jury of 63 design experts from 20 countries selected five differenthome awareness, home comfort and convenience products for 2018 product design awardsas part of the iFInternational Forum (iF) Design competition.The Honeywell products were chosen from a field ofmore than 6,400 entries from 54 countries based on their innovation, usability,ergonomic design and design quality, as well as aesthetic and emotional appeal.
“Honeywell’sstrong design heritage began more than 60 years ago when Henry Dreyfussdesigned the original Honeywell T86 Thermostat – the Round as it’s often called,” saidDoug Beaudet, vice president, Global Experience Design, Honeywell Home andBuilding Technologies. “The Round had an elegance thatafforded the user an intuitive operation and pleasing aesthetic that fits inwith any decor. These new award winning designs carry on that great tradition. Fast-forwardmore than a century –and thousands of patent and design innovations around the world – and Honeywell is continuing togive our customers elegantly designed products that are worthy of the iF designawards.”
TheiF Design Award is among themost prestigious and largest design competitions in the world. Held annuallysince 1953, the competition attracts thousands of entries to select the world’sbest products for their exceptional design.
TheConnected Home products that were awarded iF design awards include:
Honeywell C1 Wi-Fi Camera – forhomeowners wanting to keep an eye on their home while they are away, the C1camera offers 720p HD video at 135-degree wide angle viewing.
Honeywell C2 Wi-Fi Camera – anenhancement of the C1 camera, this device incorporates sound and motiondetection, and offers a futuristic design that blends well into any home decor.Honeywell Advanced Electrode Humidifier –a whole-home humidifierthat is simple to use by homeowners, and can be installed and servicedquickly by professionalheating, ventilation and air conditioner (HVAC) contractors. Thispatent-pending humidifier is the industry’s only duct-mountable solution, and it’s innovative and versatile designallows it to be installed in very tight quarters.
HoneywellAquaTouch Desktop Instant-heating Water Purifier –an advanced, reverse osmosis (RO) hot water purifier for consumers in China thatprovides purified water for feeding newborn babies, cleaning bottles, and isalso very useful for instant hot tea. The purifier features a very compact andslim design that saves counter space, and does not require a direct water tapconnection, so it can be placed in any room in the home.
HoneywellInstant Water Heater – a simply designed waterheater that accompanies Honeywell’s line of Aqua Touch under-sink waterpurifiers to give Chinese consumers instant hot water (max. temperature to 95‚ÑÉ). The compact and user-friendly design can fit in small places, issimple to clean and the water temperature is easily adjusted with afront-mounted knob.Formore information on any of Honeywell’s connected home products, visit yourhome.honeywell.com.
About the iF DESIGNAWARD
For65 years, the iF DESIGN AWARD has been recognized as an arbiter of quality forexceptional design. The iF label is renowned worldwide for outstanding designservices, and the iF DESIGN AWARD is one of the most important design prizes inthe world. Submissions are awarded in the following disciplines: Product,Packaging, Communication and Service Design/UX, Architecture and InteriorArchitecture as well as Professional Concept. All awarded entries are featuredin the iF WORLD DESIGN GUIDE, in the iF design app and are displayed at the iFdesign exhibition Hamburg.
AboutHoneywell Home and Building Technologies
Honeywell Home and Building Technologies (HBT) is a globalbusiness with more than 38,000 employees worldwide. HBT creates products,software and technologies found in more than 150 million homes and 10 millionbuildings worldwide. We help homeowners stay connected and in control of theircomfort, security and energy use. Commercial building owners and occupants useour technologies to ensure their facilities are safe, energy efficient,sustainable and productive. For more news and information on Honeywell Home andBuilding Technologies, please visit http://www.honeywell.com/newsroom.
Honeywell (www.honeywell.com) is a Fortune 100 software-industrial company that deliversindustry specific solutions that include aerospace and automotiveproducts and services; control technologies for buildings, homes, and industry;and performance materials globally. Ourtechnologies help everything from aircraft, cars, homes and buildings,manufacturing plants, supply chains, and workers become more connected to makeour world smarter, safer, and more sustainable. For more news and informationon Honeywell, please visit www.honeywell.com/newsroom.