Yes, you hear that right. Samsung is building a universal remote controller that will be powered by its own tizen operating system which powers its smart televisions and smartwatches such as the Gear S2.
Samsung had a busy year. It announced various smarter television set, software services such as Samsung pay and security set up like GAIA. But Samsung has a vision of a future smart home that will have every appliance connected to the internet and for this purpose, it built the smartThings hub that can integrate thermostats and coffee machines which will brew fresh coffee as soon as you wake up. it even tracks your sleep and help you have a good night.
The more appliances you bring into your smart home, the more the number of remotes to control them. for this exact purpose Samsung has announced that it built the smartest universal remote controller that can detect and control various Blu-ray players, gaming consoles and set top boxes. Not only that, it can even controller the thermostat, lights in your living room and the sound of music system.
“The world of TV is constantly changing, with more choices and more connected devices than ever before, so we have made it easier for people to discover and watch the content they want, when they want,” Samsung’s Won Jin Lee said in a statement. “In 2016, Samsung’s Smart Hub and Smart Control remote are providing the most streamlined, convenient, and intuitive TV user experience. Together, they offer the choices and performance consumers expect from today’s home entertainment technology.”
there will be only one universal remote in the home that Samsung envisions and the same will be used to lift your garage door and heat the swimming pool.
Stay tuned for more info on Samsung’s new universal remote