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Samsung's 2016 Smart TV lineup will be IoT, SmartThings ready

All of Samsung's Smart TVs next year will let you control the lights, locks, and other parts your home
By: Sean Ridgeley | Displays & Projectors News | Posted: Dec 30, 2015 9:39 am

All of Samsung's Smart TVs releasing in 2016 will be Internet of Things (IoT) ready and attached to the SmartThings platform, for anyone on the lookout.

 

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Basically, this means any TV you buy from Samsung next year will allow you to use it in as a remote for all kinds of things in your home, including home theater relevant things like lighting and surround sound, but also locks, thermostats, cameras, and heaps more. A smartphone can act as a remote, too.

 

While all Smart TVs will launch with the technology, it won't necessarily be activated: Samsung will be slowly rolling out SmartThings activations on a regional basis.

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