I haven’t met any homemaker who doesn’t know the brand Philips. Back in my single days, I already know this brand since my parents use their light bulbs and appliances at our family home. Philips has been a part of my growing up years and now that it’s my turn to be a homemaker myself, I will make sure to continue bringing the legacy of a brighter and better life to my own family through its products.
Next to excellence, innovation is also a best word to describe Philips all these years. As I’ve seen them all these years, they are constantly committed to developing and bringing cutting edge products to the market for over 120 years. Having said this, it has been my utmost pleasure to see them unveil the latest products that they have developed to deliver personal, meaningful innovation that has a positive impact on our lives.
On the second day of my visit to the Lion City for the Philips Innovation Experience 2015, here are the things I’ve seen and learned about the new innovative products of Philips. It was also great to meet the wonderful people from Philips and other members of the press from other countries.
Fabian Wong, the Chief Executive Officer of Philips ASEAN and Pacific opened the Philips Innovation Experience Singapore 2015 to media, customers and partners. The theme for this year’s event circles around “Advancing Healthcare”, “Empowering Healthy Living”, and “Smarter Connected Cities”, the Philips Innovation Experience will showcase solutions to address the challenges facing the world of today and tomorrow.
“Innovation continues to be our top most priority and we are constantly pushing the boundaries to improve people’s lives through technology. As our world becomes increasingly connected, our focus has shifted from building products to designing total solutions. At the Philips Innovation Experience, we will show how these solutions will transform people’s lives, from empowering healthy living to advancing healthcare and to creating smarter connected cities,” –Fabian Wong, the Chief Executive Officer of Philips ASEAN and Pacific
Philips also showcased a range of Personal Health innovations in a unique showcase of products themed around “Empowering Healthy Living,” enabling consumers to make positive choices for a healthier lifestyle.
Here are the recently launched Philips innovation products worth noting of:
Want to make your mark on visitors and guests? Luminous Carpets let you welcome, attract and guide them in ways they have never seen before. Combining Philips LED technology with resilient but luxurious looking Desso carpet, the Luminous Carpet transforms your floor into an innovative tool for informing and inspiring people. A simple touch on your mobile devices unravels a world of dynamic, moving messages and images.
Philips LED Powers City Farming
Philips’ knowledge of plants and light is ushering in a new era of City Farming, where food is grown locally in limited spaces without natural daylight. City Farming is a sustainable, reliable and scalable indoor vertical farming system that produces high-quality vegetables, herbs and fruits all year round – in all environments. By bundling a unique combination of LED, dedicated growth recipes, careful climate monitoring and regulation, Philips lighting solutions enable city farmers to grow fresh produces all year round.
Indoor Positioning with LED
Philips is piloting a connected lighting system that gives new meaning to personalized shopping. The system uses connected LED in-store lighting to communicate location-based information to shoppers via a smartphone app which they can opt to download. The lighting communicates with the app to send special offers and information to the shopper, relevant to their location in the store.
Philips Power-over-Ethernet (PoE) Connected Office Lighting System
Last year, Philips launched the world’s first complete Power-over-Ethernet (PoE) connected lighting system for open-plan offices that gives workers personal control of their office lighting via their smartphone, and building managers new insights into building usage. The intelligent lighting system can incorporate sensors to provide encrypted occupancy and climate data for more efficient facility management and energy savings. At the same time it gives office workers more control of their open-plan environment, aiding comfort and productivity.
Smarter Connected Cities
Philips, as the global leader in lighting, is taking light beyond illumination. By connecting LED lighting to sensors, controls, networks, devices and apps, Philips enables its customers to create amazing new lighting experiences and to achieve outstanding business outcomes while saving up to 80% on energy. Philips is taking lighting into a fully digital world in which it connects people, places and devices – and creates safe and sustainable homes and public environments.
Elgin Bridge Singapore
Philips PowerPro Aqua
The Philips PowerPro Aqua can vacuum and mop the everyday mess from your floors in one stroke. Suitable for all floors, you can seamlessly switch between cleaning hard and soft floors, dramatically reducing the time spent having to mop and vacuum your floors separately.
Philips’ PowerCyclone bag-less technology delivers high vacuuming results in one go by effectively separating dust from air. The innovative mopping system, with washable microfiber pads and optimal wetness, then makes it easy to remove those everyday stains and grime from hard floors. Powerful in-built Lithium batteries also allow you to clean anywhere, without the restrictions of a power cord. Thanks to the click-on water mopping system and one-step-empty dust bucket, cleaning your floors becomes quick and easy.
Philips Avance Collection Rice Cooker (HD4558/HD4568)
Get great tasting rice with the Philips Avance Collection Rice cooker, featuring the revolutionary “Omnispiral” IH patented heating technology. The innovative Philips electric rice cooker breaks away from traditional heating with the pioneering Omnispiral IH technology which alternates the heating power so the heat circles each grain of rice from two directions. For a golden ratio, heat is alternated precisely for perfectly cooked rice.
The rice cooker also boasts a double solenoid panel using high-quality pure copper to ensure effective heat conduction as well as a fragrance-retaining valve which effectively controls the release of steam using, allowing rice to retain maximum fragrance.
Philips Sonicare AirFloss Pro (HX8331/01)
Clean between your teeth with the revolutionary Philips Sonicare AirFloss Pro that combines air and micro-droplet technology to remove up to 99.9%4 of plaque.
Flossing has never been more convenient with a triple burst customizable setting that gives off three bursts of air with the press of a button. With a nozzle that amplifies the power of air to ensure grime gets removed from hard to reach places, your teeth are left feeling squeaky clean all day. Achieve optimal plaque removal in lesser the time as you clean your entire mouth in less than 60 seconds.
Psoriasis vulgaris is a chronic, incurable skin disease that can impact every aspect of a patient’s life. Philips has developed a wearable drug-free therapy that controls mild-tomoderate psoriasis vulgaris with blue LED light, reducing the redness, scaling, thickness and extent of psoriasis vulgaris plaques across the body. It’s an effective at-home therapy which can be easily integrated into a patient’s daily routine.
Philips BlueControl: Detect Psoroasis Vulgaris in 30 minutes
An app-enabled TENS (Trancutaneous Electronic Nerve Stimulation) device that helps users choose and control personal treatment to relieve pain. PulseRelief offers a drug-free solution to help chronic pain sufferers manage their pain discreetly. The app optimizes use of the device and allows users to track their pain before and after treatment, and over time using their tablet or smartphone.
All these innovations are showcased at the Philips Innovation Experience Singapore 2015 from 4 – 5 November at Hotel Fort Canning. For more information, visit: www.philips.com.sg/innovationexperience. Follow #InnovationAndYou on Twitter at @PhilipsSG to find out the latest updates from the Philips Innovation Experience Singapore 2015 event.
Thank you so much Philips for bringing me to Singapore for a wonderful Philips Innovation Experience. Congratulations on your very successful launch and cheers to more innovative years!
Tell me, which is your favorite innovative product that was launched at the Philips Innovation Experience Singapore 2015? ♥