CES 2016: Samsung use TV to push IoT

CES 2016: Samsung use TV to push IoT

Samsung has announced that its entire range of Smart TV’s will be able to connect with its Smart Things Internet of Things platform.

The manufacturer made the announcement ahead of the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) event in Las Vegas in which it will display the range of televisions.

The televisions will be able to connect and control Samsung devices and SmartThings sensors bringing the manufacturers ecosystem even closer together.

SmartThings expansion continues

It’s the second time that Samsung has used a major technology event to push its IoT product range. In September, the manufacturer unveiled its SmartThings range at the Berlin IFA event.

Alex Hawkinson, CEO and co-founder of SmartThings, said: ‘With Samsung Smart TVs working with the SmartThings technology, we have an opportunity to reach millions of households. Applying this technology into current household devices is a major step forwards that will make it much easier for everyone to experience the benefits of a smart home.’


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