CHICAGO, March 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Gourmia™, a designer and manufacturer of innovative countertop kitchen appliances, is bringing the sophisticated tastes of specially brewed teas and coffees, previously found only in fine tea houses and coffee shops, into the home. The company will be highlighting its collection of smart tea and coffee makers at the 2017 International Home + Housewares Show, including its GIA Smart Kitchen finalist the GTC8500.
Gourmia to Show Its Expanding Line of IoT-Enabled Products at 2017 International Home + Housewares Show in booth #L12739, Lakeside Building, March 19 - 21, 2017
Using the latest IoT technology, including Alexa voice commands, the new Gourmia mobile kitchen app directly links each of these products to a single iOS or Android app on the user's smartphone or tablet. Once linked, the user is all set up to sit back and enjoy a perfect cup of his or her favorite tea or coffee.
"Who doesn't enjoy a warm cup of nerve-soothing tea or a jolt of hot, steaming coffee," asked Gourmia founder Heshy Biegeleisen. "Now, Gourmia makes it possible for both tea and coffee aficionados to enjoy their favorite brew right in the comfort of their own home and at far less cost than at a commercial establishment. Our smart tea and coffee makers coupled with our mobile kitchen app make it all possible. Users can even link a Gourmia grinder, milk frother, and espresso or capsule machines together to make an authentic cup of espresso, cappuccino, or latte right in their own home."
The Smart Way to Make Tea and Coffee
The following Gourmia tea and coffee makers are IoT-enabled and compatible with the company's mobile kitchen app. Users can begin making a delicious pot or cup of their favorite tea or coffee from a remote location and have it ready when they walk in the front door.
- Electric Square Tea Maker (GWTC8500)
International Housewares 2017 GIA Awards Finalist
Users merely select the tea type and the mobile app automatically programs the unit accordingly. Compatible with voice services, such as Alexa, under the skill name Mia.
- 10-Cup Automatic Drip Coffee Maker with Built-in Grinder (GCM4500)
The app allows one-touch remote usage as well as the ability to pre-set one or several brewing times. Also compatible with voice services, such as Alexa, under the skill name Mia.
- Large Capacity Bean Blaster Pro Coffee Grinder (GCG195), One Touch Electric Milk Heater & Frother (GMF225), EZ Espresso Multi Capsule Coffee Machine Compatible with Nespresso, Dolce Gusto, K-Free & Verismo (GCM7000)
Working through the Gourmia app, this group of Gourmia coffee machines can be linked together to prepare many popular, professional-quality coffee drinks, i.e., regular, espresso, cappuccino, latte.
- Electronic Pour-Over Shower Coffee Maker (GWCM4950)
A machine smart enough to know how to make a user's perfect cup of coffee. When app is opened, appropriate parameters – type, strength, amount – are already selected. Compatible with voice services, such as Alexa, under the skill name Mia.
Gourmia Brews a Smart Difference
Gourmia tea and coffee makers are designed and made smart for those individuals who enjoy a cup of their favorite at home – morning, noon, or night. Here are a few features that set them apart from competitors' products.
One Cohesive App – the Gourmia mobile kitchen app connects to every Gourmia IoT device, allowing users to control their appliances from their mobile device.
Alexa and Google Home Integration – Gourmia IoT technology embedded in the appliances is compatible with voice services, such as Alexa and Google Home, under the skill name Mia, allowing voice activation as well as integration with Facebook, Instagram and Skype.
Safe Cooking – the Gourmia mobile kitchen app has the ability to block usage of an appliance if there is no adult supervision present; can remotely monitor a Gourmia smart appliance and turn it off if needed.
Family Preferences – the Gourmia mobile kitchen app can integrate each member's preferences regarding food choices, favorite recipes, and desired meal for special events.
Headquartered in Brooklyn, NY, Gourmia is passionate about cooking and the tools for the healthy lifestyle. With decades of small appliance expertise, Gourmia's founders know that cooks are looking for dependable, easy-to-use tools that will make their lives easier. From sous vide immersion cookers to multi-purpose cookers and juicers, the team at Gourmia has taken input from chefs and consumers to make their products the best in their category. All of the company's products are designed to deliver a higher standard of innovation, performance, and value. For additional information, please visit http://www.gourmia.com.
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