Press Releases

HCA Member Spotlight: A Conversation with Andrea Corda of Electrolux

The Member Spotlight blog series is an opportunity for Home Connectivity Alliance member companies to highlight the reasons they joined HCA, the benefits for members, and the overall impact of HCA within the connected home industry. In this edition, we chat with Andrea Corda, CTO of The Electrolux Group.


Home Connectivity Alliance Member Company CEOs and Top Leadership Convene at IFA 2022; Discuss Sustainability and Cross-Industry Support

News Highlights:

  • Top leadership viewed Home Connectivity Alliance’s first C2C interoperability demo, a symbol of the cross-industry support for the alliance
  • HCA brings together companies facing the same challenges and provides a path to safe and secure interoperability of connected home products, regardless of manufacturer
  • Manufacturers in the connected home ecosystem are encouraged to join the alliance now to help shape the future of C2C interoperability for the home

Home Connectivity Alliance Announces First C2C Interoperability Demo of Large, Long-life Appliances for the Connected Home at IFA 2022

News Highlights:

  • Home Connectivity Alliance (HCA) displays its first C2C (cloud-to-cloud) connectivity demonstration at IFA 2022 on Sept. 2-5 in Berlin, Germany.
  • The technical demonstration from HCA member companies leverages C2C connectivity, enabling multiple brands of apps to control multiple brands of appliances, HVAC systems and TVs.
  • HCA welcomes LG Electronics and Resideo as its newest members; connected home manufacturers are encouraged to join HCA now to be part of the future of C2C interoperability.

Resideo Technologies Brings Residential Sensing and Energy Efficiency Expertise to Home Connectivity Alliance

News Highlights:

  • Leading global provider of home comfort and security solutions and distributor of commercial and residential security, and audio-visual products has joined the Home Connectivity Alliance as its newest member
  • Manufacturers of long-life appliances, HVAC systems and televisions in the connected home space are invited to join HCA

Home Connectivity Alliance Welcomes New Member LG Electronics to Advance Connected Appliance and Home Entertainment Expertise

News Highlights:

  • LG Electronics, an industry leader of consumer electronics, a wide range of products from TVs, washing machines, refrigerators, air conditioners, mobile devices, digital signage and automotive components, joins the Home Connectivity Alliance as its newest member
  • Manufacturers of long-life appliances, HVAC systems and televisions in the connected home space are invited to join HCA

Home Connectivity Alliance welcomes Vestel, establishes Public Affairs Working Group and invites other connected home manufacturers to join

News Highlights:

  • International home and professional appliances and television manufacturer Vestel has joined the Home Connectivity Alliance as its newest member
  • HCA established its Public Affairs Working Group with consumer data privacy top of mind
  • Manufacturers of long-life appliances, HVAC systems and TVs in the connected home space are invited to join HCA

Leading Global Manufacturers Form Home Connectivity Alliance to Foster Innovation and Provide Consumers with Safe, Interoperable Appliances in their Connected Home

News Highlights:

  • American Standard Heating and Air Conditioning, Arçelik, The Electrolux Group, Haier, GE Appliances, Samsung Electronics, and Trane Residential form Home Connectivity Alliance (HCA) to enable connected device interoperability across brands.
  • HCA will develop guidelines for Cloud-to-Cloud interoperability, taking into consideration long lifecycles, data security and physical safety requirements of devices with a focus on appliances, HVAC systems and TVs.
  • Alliance invites other connected device manufacturers to join in the effort to reduce vendor silos in the home and to bring new features and services to consumers globally.