Friday, August 15, 2014

Samsung jumps on the IoT bandwagon

There was news today that Samsung has acauired SmartThings, a start up that will operate all your home appliances including garage doors with a router that sends out commands that you send over the Internet.

Right now SmartThings have stuff for iOS and Android only.
You can buy your stuff now to remodel your home.!/

Google of course started the ball rolling, buying up Nest, the smart-home thermostat and the Dropcam via Nest to monitor homes with a Wi-Fi camera.

I believe Samsung ($200 Million) made a much better deal than Google ($3.2 Billion).
Read this informative article on the Forbes magazine.

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