It’s just over a year now that Samsung acquired SmartThings, and to show us what they have been doing with SmartThings since the acquisition, they were at IFA in Berlin. At the show, they launched an upgraded version of the SmartThings Hub with a new design and a more powerful processor to support video monitoring; now called the “Smarthub” and a range of sensors. They have also used the opportunity to announce products for the UK connected homes.
Since Samsung acquired Smartthings the company has make qualms about its intension the dominate the connected space. Today at its developers conference the company announced new software release the will help developers create solutions for the connected health, smart wearable and connected home market. The company said it is expanding its domain from personal wellness to preventive healthcare service.
Rather than using an Omega Seamaster James Bond (007) will soon be using a smart watch maybe one like the new Samsung Gear 2 Smartwatch. In addition to lunching rockets and helping to get him out of tight situations it could enhance his bachelor pad. iControl in partnership Samsung has become the first smart home solutions provider to allow access to connected home devices via the New Samsung Gear 2.
Pandora New Zealand has announced that they have partnered with Samsung Electronics New Zealand to offer Pandora Internet Radio on Samsung SMART TVs. Owners of new and existing Samsung SMART TVs (models dated from 2011 through to the new 2014 range) should be able to access Pandora’s music streaming service.
NOOK Media a subsidiary of Barnes & Noble has collaborated with Samsung Electronics America to offer NOOK’s reading software on a Samsung Galaxy Tab 4, 7-inch version. As part of the partnership owners of the new “Samsung Galaxy NOOK” will have access to Barnes & Noble’s content, of more than three million books, leading magazines and newspapers. Customers will also have the option to buy the “Samsung Galaxy NOOK” or NOOK eReader (NOOK GlowLight).
Samsung Electronics has unveiled the largest washing machine and dryer in the world, available to home users with an unprecedented 17kg washing capacity and 9kg for drying. The Yukon has the largest capacity of any two-in-one washer/dryer appliance in the world. With its spacious and efficient design, Samsung is helping to reduce the number of washing cycles needed, making life easier for large families that struggle to manage their laundry piles.
Samsung last week unveil its new line of consumer electronics for 2011 at its Samsung Experience show. The event demonstrated everything Samsung; from Television, Tablets, notebooks, cameras and more. Among the many new products features and functionality, Samsung want to highlight its new connectivity concept called the Nth- Screen. The concept is driving Samsung’s vision to offer seamless connectivity and interoperability between devices.
Samsung Electronics and Samsung Digital Imaging are to merge today in a move to combine both companies specialisation; Samsung Electronics’ digital media and digital convergence technologies, and Samsung Digital Imaging’s digital cameras and imaging technology and to improve market leadership. The merger was approved by shareholders in February of this year.
If it was up to the photo alone I would buy ten of these televisions. The Samsung LED 7000 is one of the latest internet connected TV currently on the market. Apart from its sleek and elegant design Samsung UE40C7000 has all the features you would need in a digital home, access to on-demand content such as LOVEFiLM, YouTube, BBC iPlayer and Twitter by simply connecting the Television to your broadband router via an Ethernet port.
Some of the consumer electronics industry’s big players (Sony Pictures Entertainment, Samsung Electronics, Valens Semiconductor and LG Electronics) have come together to form an alliance around HDBaseT technology.