Samsung Tv Gesture Control Company

How Samsung could kill remote controls with the flick of a wrist

By on March 10, 2014 at 3:35 PM.

How Samsung could kill remote controls with the flick of a wrist

Everyone hates having to shuffle through multiple remote controls just to watch television. Today’s remotes are complicated, they have too many buttons, and it seems like we need a different one for every different device. A company called VTouch hopes to solve this problem with gestures. Kim Seok-joong, the CEO and founder of VTouch, wants users to be able to control their TV, and their entire connected home, with their fingers. Kim says the company is currently in talks with Samsung, the world’s largest TV manufacturer, according to The Wall Street Journal. If VTouch wins the bid, gesture-controlled actions could help Samsung in its effort to create a “Smart Home.” More →

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Samsung Smart Home Connectivity Service

Samsung wants to help you manage all your devices with just one app

By on January 6, 2014 at 4:00 PM.

Samsung wants to help you manage all your devices with just one app

“The Internet of Things,” a buzz-phrase that has popped up in the news cycle for years, is a key focus at CES 2014. The idea that one day even our toasters would have Wi-Fi connectivity is no longer a joke, and now some of the most influential electronics companies in the world are trying to connect not only our appliances, but our phones, our televisions and even our entire homes. Samsung announced this week that it would be unveiling Samsung Smart Home at this year’s CES, “a service enabling users to control and manage their home devices through a single application.” More →

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