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Samsung to offer one app to rule all of your devices

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The South Korean tech giant announced on Monday at CES 2018 it is integrating all of its internet-connected devices — televisions, security cameras, even dishwashers and ovens — so that they can be controlled with its SmartThings app that runs on its SmartThings Cloud service. That’s a big change, given Samsung had many separate apps to control different devices. ‘ data-reactid=”16″>The South Korean tech giant announced on Monday at CES 2018 it is integrating all of its internet-connected devices — televisions, security cameras, even dishwashers and ovens — so that they can be controlled with its SmartThings app that runs on its SmartThings Cloud service. That’s a big change, given Samsung had many separate apps to control different devices.

“SmartThings will be your remote control for your connected devices,” Samsung co-CEO HS Kim said onstage during a company press event.‘ data-reactid=”18″>“SmartThings will be your remote control for your connected devices,” Samsung co-CEO HS Kim said onstage during a company press event.

Also at the press event, Samsung promised that all of its products will be internet-connected by 2020. (Ninety percent of its devices and appliances are already internet-connected, the company added.) In addition, it also said that all of its devices will have its Bixby voice assistant integrated into them by 2020.‘ data-reactid=”31″>Also at the press event, Samsung promised that all of its products will be internet-connected by 2020. (Ninety percent of its devices and appliances are already internet-connected, the company added.) In addition, it also said that all of its devices will have its Bixby voice assistant integrated into them by 2020.

The easier Samsung products are to manage; the more satisfied owners are likely to be. Regardless, it’s a tantalizing peek at what a truly “smart” home could eventually look like.‘ data-reactid=”33″>The easier Samsung products are to manage; the more satisfied owners are likely to be. Regardless, it’s a tantalizing peek at what a truly “smart” home could eventually look like.


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