Samsung has introduced the Smart Home service, which the company claims
can enable home appliances, smart TVs and smartphones to be connected
and managed through a single integrated platform. The company will
further detail the product ecosystem at CES 2014.
The South Korean
manufacturer has announced that the Samsung Smart Home brand and the
product logo will be unveiled at CES 2014. In addition, the company has
confirmed that the Smart Home service will be commercially rolled out
across Samsung devices in the first half of the year.
Further, the company has also revealed plans to collaborate with partners to expand Samsung's Smart Home service.
too long ago, LG announced a new service called HomeChat, which would allow customers to control
and monitor home appliances via smartphones.
says that the Smart Home's
functionality will offer users to control and manage the home devices
through a single app by connecting personal and home devices including
refrigerators, washing machines, smart TVs, digital cameras, smartphones
and the Galaxy Gear through an integrated platform and server.
further elaborates that the new feature will provide three main
services such as device control, which will offer users customized
settings on their devices to monitor and control home devices; home
view, which can be used to get real-time views of the home via built-in
camera in appliances, and the smart customer service feature, which will
notify users about their appliance's servicing requirements, and
provide assistance in after-sales servicing.
Commenting on the
announcement, Wonpyo Hong, President, Media Solutions Centre, Samsung
Electronics said, "With Samsung Smart Home, we are bringing our
capabilities as the world's number-one manufacturer of smart devices to
make the connected home a reality for consumers today. In the coming
days, we will continue to roll out better home services to our consumers
to enable them to keep enjoying a brand-new experience of 'Smart Living
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