Bosch offers the smart kitchen plus with a multifunctional Smart Kitchen Dock

The connected appliance is a priority of Bosch, and in order to develop in the field, the manufacturer and the package on Home Connect. This ecosystem allows connection and interaction with Bosch, Siemens and Gaggenau appliances. And Home Connect was already present in the kitchen through several appliances of the brand, Bosch chose the centraliser and ecosystem thanks to the Smart Kitchen Dock. It is a multifunctional support for smartphones and tablets equipped with Amazon Alexa, which allows you to make a kitchen extra smart.

Le Smart Kitchen Dock à l’IFA, hosted by a touch tablet.

Unlike the smart display, which we were able to test at the editorial office, the dock is not equipped with a screen. C’est en effet la tablette ou le smartphone de l’utilisateur car endosse ce role une fois posés sur le support — il faut alors connecter les deux appareils via Bluetooth. The station would be compatible with other products running Android 8.0 and iOS 14 and later.

Une fois équipé, l’appareil is transformed, for example, into livre de recettes numérique. L’application Bosch, immediately transferred to the screen, met d’ailleurs multiple applications à disposition de l’utilisateur, don’t une dedicated aux recettes. Et qui dit cuisine, dit often mains dans le pétrin. Pour remédier à cet inconfort, la station répond à la commande gestuelle : l’utilisateur peut notably sweeper droite à gauche devant la station pour acceder à la suite de la recette. On épargne ainsi à son écran les traces de doigts en tout genre.

Often the controls are presented on the device, in particular to adjust the volume.

Often the controls are presented on the device, in particular to adjust the volume.

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Thanks to Amazon Alexa, the Smart Kitchen Dock also acts a la voix and understands the features of the voice assistant. It is especially possible to ask him for a receipt or to launch a piece of music. A speaker is obviously part to retranscribe les réponses d’Alexa or play n’importe quel sound content. Outside, four microphones allow it to capture the user’s voice and also in a noisy environment, such as a kitchen, depending on the manufacturer. Aux Numeriquesnous sommes d’ailleurs curieux d’evaluater son efficacy, peu de smart display ayant fait leurs preuves en matière de capture sonore.

What’s more, you won’t have to walk a first feature of the Smart Kitchen Dock: strengthening and improving the accessible Home Connect ecosystem. In the state of a control center, the station can manage other devices of the manufacturer present in the home. For example, the user can ask him to turn on the hood and adjust its lighting, to open the oven door or to launch a pre-heating. In short, l’utilisateur commande sa cuisine au doigt et à l’œil… mais sans les hands!

Currently, some features are still floues. It is desired to know and know the technology that allows the Smart Kitchen Dock to recognize the screen installed on the ci.

For more details, it will have to attend the launch, expected in January 2023 with a price of €189.

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