The Kohler Co. recently announced its latest toilet, the high-end Numi. According to the company website, "every inch of space was considered to create a compact, streamlined and modern form that doesn’t compromise functionality."

It features a motion-activated lid and seat, advanced bidet functionality and integrated air dryer, a deodorizer, heated seat, foot warmer, illuminated panels and music. The toilet also features touch screen remote, a magnetic docking station, user presets, Numi flush technology and anxiliary controls.

In terms of green technology, dual flush options are standard and a WaterSense guarantee means the toilet usese at least 20 percent less water than a standard toilet.

In reporting done by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Kohler project manager Mike Marbach says, "It is our most advanced toilet. At Kohler Co., we are always trying to be on the leading edge, and this product is really a blend of leading-edge technology and leading-edge design, and not sacrificing one for the other."

Marketed to high-end facilities, the Numi will reportidbly be available in the fall.