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Samsung Electronics’ Press Conference (January 5) at CES (January 6-9, 2016) in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

Samsung IoT (Internet of Things):

The following video presents [IFA 2015] Samsung IoT film – ‘In Sync with Life’:

Discover an IoT world where everything is designed to be in sync with life.

Samsung Electronics will kick off its CES with a major press conference, unveiling its latest innovations in TV, home appliances and more on January 5th, 2016.

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PRESS RELEASE

President, Samsung SDS, WP Hong, Ph.D., to Keynote at CES 2016

Arlington, VA – 10/21/2015 – The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® today announced that Dr. WP Hong, President, Samsung SDS will deliver a keynote address at CES® 2016. The keynote is scheduled for 9AM on Thursday, January 7, in the Venetian’s Palazzo Ballroom. Owned and produced by CEA, CES is the world’s gathering place for all who thrive on the business of consumer technologies, and will run January 6-9, 2016, in Las Vegas, Nevada.

At the CES 2016, Dr. Hong plans to provide a look into Samsung’s progress in turning the vision of the IoT into reality, focusing on tangible solutions and products in areas most closely related to our everyday lives, with specific emphases on Samsung’s IoT data security and customer-centric mobile payment solutions.

“We are thrilled to welcome Dr. WP Hong, an established IT and mobile industry leader, to the keynote stage at CES 2016,” said Gary Shapiro, President and CEO, CEA. “With an array of products including televisions, mobile phones, tablets and much more, Samsung amazes at each CES with its innovative products spanning the entire tech ecosystem, and we look forward to hearing Dr. Hong’s expert opinion.”

Before assuming his current position, Dr. Hong contributed to establishing Samsung’s GALAXY franchise as a synonym for its popular and advanced Android products. As the head of global product strategy, Dr. Hong oversaw Samsung’s transformation from a mass market volume player to a leader in sophisticated mobile products. In addition to his work on the Android brand, he was a driving force behind Samsung’s innovations in IoT, multi-screen consumer experiences, cloud storage, music, video, e-book and game services.

Prior to joining Samsung, he accumulated experience in the mobile industry both as a researcher and business person on the forefront of mobile technology innovations, both in the U.S. and Korea. He holds a master’s degree and Ph.D. from the University of Michigan.

Dr. Hong joins Intel’s CEO, Brian Krzanich, on the CES 2016 keynote stage. Additional keynotes will be announced in the coming weeks. Visit CESweb.org/Keynotes for more details.

CES 2016 will span more than two million net square feet of exhibit space and feature more than 3,600 exhibiting companies unveiling the latest products and services across the entire ecosystem of consumer technologies. After a record-breaking 2015 CES, enhanced registration credentials have been implemented to keep attendance at or below 176,000 in order to maintain a quality CES experience for all industry professionals. Visit CESweb.org for more information.


The following video (duration is 48min.: 49sec.) presents Samsung President Unveils New Platforms for IoT Innovation:

Young Sohn, President and Chief Strategy Officer of Samsung Electronics Ltd., delivered the opening keynote address at the second annual Internet of Things (IoT) World on May 12, 2015. President Sohn called on the technology industry to use the Internet of Things (IoT) to address major challenges the world faces today. He also emphasized the importance of open platforms and industry collaboration to accelerate development of new IoT applications and services.

To enable faster deployment of IoT applications and services, Sohn announced the Samsung ARTIK™ platform. ARTIK is a production-ready, open platform that includes the hardware, software, development boards, drivers, tools, advanced security features and connectivity for rapidly building cloud-connected IoT devices. The ARTIK platform comes in a variety of configurations to meet the specific requirements of a wide range of IoT market segments from wearables and home automation, to smart lighting and industrial applications. More information on the ARTIK platform can be found by visiting www.artik.io.

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