Ultrasonic cleaning has been around for years. However the concept is rarely seen used in traditional dishwashers in homes. De Dietrich is a French appliance manufacturer that is seeking to change this.
The Onis dishwasher looks pretty amazing and is full of eco-friendly features. It uses ultrasounds to clean up your messy dishes. This means that it doesn't use any detergents, so it's really green as well since there is only some water used, which is recycled. High-frequency sounds bombard your dishes and disintegrate the grime. They work by creating tiny bubbles and scrubbing dishes.
Another really interesting thing is that this dishwasher almost disappears from sight when it's loaded up. It can be installed in a kitchen island and it almost looks seamless. De Dietrich claim that their ultrasonic dishwasher will cut the washing time in half. For now, prices haven't been announced, but since De Dietrich is a high-end French manufacturer, you can bet that it will be expensive.
Ultimately, what's really cool is that these innovations will slowly trickle down into the general consumer market in a couple of years, if not sooner. That makes this ultrasound technology really interesting since it is safe for the environment.
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