The Blendtec Designer 725, the world’s most intelligent domestic blender and the very first run completely by touchscreen, has actually been selected for inclusion in the New Item Showcase at the 2015 International Home + Housewares Show opening today in Chicago and running through March 10. The Designer 725 advances Blendtec’s “mixer with a brain” abilities with industry-first features that offer extraordinary control over the blending process while also removing knobs and dials that can break, collect bacteria and withstand cleaning.

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Blendtec Designer 725 Review

For the very first time in any blenders, the Designer 725 includes: . A 100-speed capacitive touch slider that allows users to adjust speed with the swipe of a finger; . A multi-speed pulse for adding power at any speed; . An ‘Putting 10’ feature that adds 10-second blend intervals with a tap to fine-tune consistency; . Mixing tips revealed on the full-text digital display screen to aid users get more out of each setting. . Rewards for reaching specific use limits; and . Built-in repairing that senses and prescribes designs for problems such as loading errors or air pockets.

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Other functions include 6 pre-programmed cycles enabling users to whip up ideal shakes, salsas, soup, ice cream and whole juice with one touch (the sixth cycle cleans and scrubs); a patented five-sided mixing jar that makes healthy smoothies in just 14 seconds; a trademarked blunt safety blade that is 80 % thicker and 10 times stronger than rivals so it will not break or cut fingers; and a 1725 watt motorРthe most powerful in domestic blendingРthat lowers blending time and enhances security by dealing with difficult foods like ice and frozen fruit without threat of blade damage.

An upgraded, Bluetooth-enabled version now under development will be a central component of the BlendtecConnect Food Prep System, an industry-first platform that will drastically advance the idea of the linked household kitchen.

In addition to its presence in the IHA New Product Showcase, Blendtec is displaying and demonstrating a large selection of products at IHA Booth #L 12731.

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