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Next-level control:

Bosch Smart Home presents its Twist at CES 2018

  • Convenient: Control over all important functions with a single device
  • Flexible: Wireless wall bracket for easy access and great portability
  • Intuitive: Simple, icon-based menu
  • Stylish: A sophisticated design that blends neatly into any living environ-ment

Stuttgart/Las Vegas. Bosch Smart Home opens a new chapter in the convenient control of Smart Home systems: the Twist universal remote control. The unit allows you to control all important devices, functions and scenarios that are normally managed in the Bosch Smart Home app – without the need for a smartphone. From your alarm system to your bathroom lamps and bedroom heating down to the “coming home” scenario, the Bosch Smart Home Twist gives you convenient control over your entire system.

A flexible smart-home remote control with a twist

Bosch understands that you might not always have your smartphone or tablet at hand in your home. This is why it has developed Twist, a flexible remote control that allows your entire family to use the Bosch Smart Home system. Thanks to the magnetic wall bracket, you can use your Twist as a fixed control element or a portable device. Simply fix the wireless bracket to your wall and attach and detach your Twist as you please. The device has a clear, uncomplicated design and can be used by any resident in any part of your house.

When attached to the wall bracket, the Twist comes with an extra “twist”: instead of using the four buttons, you can operate the remote control intuitively by twisting it gently to the left or right. You can also define a custom movement pattern that deactivates your Bosch Smart Home alarm system. When a member of your family comes home, they can simply activate the pattern – for example, two twists to the left and one to the right – to deactivate the alarm system quickly and safely.

What about the design? Thought through down to the last detail.

A minimalist design with maximal function: the clear, sophisticated appearance of the Twist brings a visual highlight to your wall or coffee table. Equipped with an e-paper display, the sleek remote control blends neatly into any living environment. Its menu, too, is kept minimalistic: all functions can be controlled intuitively via icons by using the four buttons or the twisting motions. The clear and tidy e-paper display and the symbol-based menu make the operation of your Bosch Smart Home system simple and straightforward for any family member – from the youngest to the oldest. The device displays status information about all current settings, so you can always keep an eye on what’s what.

Market launch

  • Second quarter of 2018 in Germany, Austria, France and Great Britain

Recommended retail price (including 19% VAT)

Bosch Smart Home Twist € 149.95

Fact Sheet: Bosch Smart Home Twist

Press release: Greater security, greater comfort, greater possibilities

Contact:
Robert Bosch Smart Home GmbH
Andrea Fluhr
Phone: +49 711 811-12894
Andrea.Fluhr@de.bosch.com
Contact person for press inquiries:
häberlein & mauerer
Julia Zimmermann
Phone: +49 30 726 208-364
Julia.Zimmermann@haebmau.de

The Bosch Group is a leading global supplier of technology and services. It employs roughly 375,000 associates worldwide (as of December 31, 2015). The company generated sales of 70.6 billion euros in 2015. Its operations are divided into four business sectors: Mobility Solutions, Industrial Technology, Consumer Goods, and Energy and Building Technology. The Bosch Group comprises Robert Bosch GmbH and its roughly 440 subsidiaries and regional companies in some 60 countries. Including sales and service partners, Bosch’s global manufacturing and sales network covers some 150 countries. The basis for the company’s future growth is its innovative strength. Bosch employs 55,800 associates in research and development at 118 locations across the globe. The Bosch Group’s strategic objective is to deliver innovations for a connected life. Bosch improves quality of life worldwide with products and services that are innovative and spark enthusiasm. In short, Bosch creates technology that is “Invented for life.”

The company was set up in Stuttgart in 1886 by Robert Bosch (1861-1942) as “Workshop for Precision Mechanics and Electrical Engineering.” The special ownership structure of Robert Bosch GmbH guarantees the entrepreneurial freedom of the Bosch Group, making it possible for the company to plan over the long term and to undertake significant up-front investments in the safeguarding of its future. Ninety-two percent of the share capital of Robert Bosch GmbH is held by Robert Bosch Stiftung GmbH, a charitable foundation. The majority of voting rights are held by Robert Bosch Industrietreuhand KG, an industrial trust. The entrepreneurial ownership functions are carried out by the trust. The remaining shares are held by the Bosch family and by Robert Bosch GmbH.

Additional information is available online at www.bosch.com and www.bosch-press.com, http://twitter.com/BoschPresse.

The Bosch Group is a leading global supplier of technology and services. It employs roughly 390,000 associates worldwide (as of December 31, 2016). The company generated sales of 73.1 billion euros in 2016. Its operations are divided into four business sectors: Mobility Solutions, Industrial Technology, Consumer Goods, and Energy and Building Technology. As a leading IoT company, Bosch offers innovative solutions for smart homes, smart cities, connected mobility, and connected manufacturing. It uses its expertise in sensor technology, software, and services, as well as its own IoT cloud, to offer its customers connected, cross-domain solutions from a single source. The Bosch Group’s strategic objective is to deliver innovations for a connected life. Bosch improves quality of life worldwide with products and services that are innovative and spark enthusiasm. In short, Bosch creates technology that is “Invented for life.” The Bosch Group comprises Robert Bosch GmbH and its roughly 440 subsidiaries and regional companies in some 60 countries. Including sales and service partners, Bosch’s global manufacturing and sales network covers nearly every country in the world. The basis for the company’s future growth is its innovative strength. At 120 locations across the globe, Bosch employs some 59,000 associates in research and development.

Additional information is available online at www.bosch.com, iot.bosch.com, www.bosch-press.com, www.twitter.com/BoschPresse.