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New toilet promises to end bathroom battles

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Kohler unveiled its new smart toilet at CES in Las Vegas.

"Numi" is the final word in the seat up or down debate

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (KYMA, KSWT, KECY) - Seat up or seat down? It's a debate that plays itself out countless time every day all across America. Now there's a new toilet that could end future confrontations over the commode.

Kohler unveiled it's new "Numi" toilet Tuesday at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. The smart toilet includes a sensor that allows you to raise or lower the lid with just a wave of your foot.

It gets even better. The seat is heated. And, when you walk away, the toilet flushes, and then closes the lid all on its own.

You can even connect it to bluetooth so you can play your favorite tunes while you take care of business.

The toilet also comes with an ultraviolet sanitation system, ambient-colored lighting, and hands-free controls. It also offers a personalized cleansing feature. And of's water efficient.

No word yet on how much the high-tech toilet will cost.

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