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CE Today 12/12/23: News from Frazy, APR, and Whirlpool

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Frazy Unveils FrazyBot Robotic Beverage Machine

Frazy, a startup specializing in cafe and bar-quality custom beverages, is set to unveil FrazyBot, the world’s first robotic beverage machine, at CES 2024. This innovative device allows users to make fresh, customized specialty drinks such as coffee, cocktails, tea, boba, and more at home with a simple push of a button. FrazyBot, equipped with “Ingredient-Sensing Robotic Technology (InSeRT),” offers a modular design with drink-specific modules for various beverages.

FrazyBot is the world’s first robotic beverage machine that makes bartender and barista-quality drinks at home with the push of a button. Compact enough to take up minimal space on the kitchen countertop, FrazyBot offers a choice of different drink modules — each specially designed for coffee, tea, boba, cocktails or mocktails. FrazyBot also self-cleans and expels trash into the single-use box, keeping the countertop tidy and the beverage ready to enjoy.

Users can order their desired drink on Frazy’s website, and fresh ingredients are shipped in a single-use box, ensuring precision and professional presentation. The machine self-cleans and disposes of waste, creating a hassle-free experience. FrazyBot’s debut aims to redefine the in-home beverage market by delivering cafe and bar-quality drinks with unparalleled convenience and customization.

APR Corp. Set to Debut K-Beauty Tech at CES 2024

Image courtesy of APR.

APR Corp. (APR), the global beauty-tech company led by CEO Byunghoon ‘Victor’ Kim, is set to debut its K-Beauty Tech based on beauty devices at CES 2024, the world’s largest IT-Home Appliance Show in Las Vegas. Making its inaugural appearance at CES, APR will showcase its ‘medicube AGE-R’ beauty devices, including successful products like Derm EMS, Ussera Deep Shot, ATS Air Shot, Booster-H, i-Shot, and Contour Body Shot. The company aims to highlight its technological prowess, with a focus on the recently launched ‘Booster Pro,’ a next-generation device gaining popularity in South Korea for its skincare benefits.

APR’s commitment to skin science research and innovation is reflected in the establishment of the APR Device Center (ADC), underscoring its position as a key player in the global beauty tech market, with over 1.5 million units sold globally as of November 2023. CEO Byunghoon ‘Victor’ Kim expressed pride in showcasing APR’s technology at CES and aims to enhance the company’s global recognition as South Korea’s leading beauty-tech entity.

CES 2024 anticipates over 200,000 visitors from 150 countries.

Whirlpool Recognized on Dow Jones Sustainability Index

Whirlpool Corporation, a leading global kitchen and laundry company, has been named to the 2023 Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI) for the second consecutive year, recognizing its commitment to responsible and ethical business practices. The company, also on the North America Index for the 17th year, has demonstrated dedication to environmental, social, and governance (ESG) initiatives.

Whirlpool achieved Zero Waste to Landfill (ZWtL) gold or platinum level at all its large global manufacturing sites in 2022 and activated Virtual Power Purchase Agreements (VPPAs) to cover 100% of U.S. plant electricity consumption with renewable energy. Additionally, the company supports sustainability through partnerships, such as Habitat for Humanity’s BuildBetter program, and has received multiple accolades, including being named one of America’s Most JUST Companies and Fortune’s Most Admired Companies.