Samsung Ramps up Vision for Open, Connected IoT Experience
KOREA – At the recent Samsung Developer Conference (SDC) 2017, Samsung Electronics Corporation said it will unit its IoT services under SmartThings, highlighted Bixby2.0 with an SDK, and pushed further its leadership in augment reality (AR) to usher in an era of connected, seamless experiences that span across devices, software, and services.
DJ Koh, President of Mobile Communications Business, Samsung Electronics at the Samsung Developer Conference (SDC) 2017
Samsung is combining its existing IoT services—SmartThings, Samsung Connect, and ARTIK—into one united IoT platform: SmartThings Cloud, which will provide a single, powerful cloud-based hub that can seamlessly connect and control IoT-enabled products and services from a unified touchpoint. SmartThings Cloud will build one of the world's largest IoT ecosystems, and will provide the infrastructure for a connected consumer experience that is innovative, versatile and holistic.
With SmartThings Cloud, developers will have access to one cloud API across all SmartThings-compatible products to build their connected solutions and bring them to more people. It will also provide secure interoperability and services for business developing commercial and industrial IoT solutions.