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Samsung Partners with Kakao Enterprise on Smart Home Biz

Samsung Partners with Kakao Enterprise on Smart Home Biz

SEOUL, March 4 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. on Thursday announced it has signed a partnership with local artificial intelligence (AI) solutions provider Kakao Enterprise Corp. to boost its smart home business. Under the deal, Samsung’s smart devices and home appliances will be compatible with the Kakao i AI platform from Kakao Enterprise, an [...]

Samsung’s IoT Platform to Support Google’s Smart Home Devices

Samsung’s IoT Platform to Support Google’s Smart Home Devices

SEOUL, Dec. 9 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. said Wednesday it has signed a partnership with Google on smart home solutions as the South Korean tech giant tries to expand its presence in the Internet of Things (IoT) sector. Samsung said its IoT platform, SmartThings, will support Google Nest devices, including thermostats, cameras and [...]

Kakao Announces Intention to Beef Up Smart Home IoT Business

Kakao Announces Intention to Beef Up Smart Home IoT Business

SEOUL, Nov. 26 (Korea Bizwire) — Kakao Enterprise Corp., an artificial intelligence (AI) unit of the country’s largest mobile messenger operator, Kakao Corp. said Tuesday it will strengthen its Internet of Things (IoT) business for smart homes and collective housing complexes in collaboration with smart home solution provider COMMAX Co. In 2017, Kakao Enterprise’s AI [...]

Sonos Announces Date for Fiscal Third Quarter 2018 Earnings Conference Call

Sonos Announces Date for Fiscal Third Quarter 2018 Earnings Conference Call

SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Aug. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — Sonos, Inc. (“Sonos”) (Nasdaq: SONO) today announced that after market close on Monday, September 10, 2018, the company will report financial results for the fiscal third quarter ended June 30, 2018 in a letter to shareholders, which will be made available on the investor relations section of [...]

Samsung C&T Introduces “Smart Home”

Samsung C&T Introduces “Smart Home”

SEOUL, May 29 (Korea Bizwire) — At an apartment complex in Seoul, a woman comes home from the supermarket. As she enters the corridor, an air shower system activates, and fine dust is removed with ease. Feeling refreshed, she enters the living room. With a wave of her right hand, the curtains are drawn automatically. [...]

LG Joins with Italian Furniture Firm for IoT Experience

LG Joins with Italian Furniture Firm for IoT Experience

SEOUL, Apr. 13 (Korea Bizwire) — LG Electronics Inc. said Friday it has joined forces with Italy-based furniture firm Natuzzi Group to jointly develop a smart home package boasting Internet-of-Things (IoT) technology. Under the arrangement, LG and Natuzzi will showcase smart home solutions at the Milano Design Week slated for later this month, including jointly [...]

Sigma Designs Makes Secure Interoperability Easy with Z-Wave SmartStart

Sigma Designs Makes Secure Interoperability Easy with Z-Wave SmartStart

FREMONT, Calif., Sept. 27 (Korea Bizwire) — Sigma Designs® (NASDAQ:SIGM), a leading provider of intelligent system-on-chip (SoC) solutions for smart TV and Internet of Things (IoT) for smart home, today announces the availability of Z-Wave SmartStart, comprising the new Z-Wave protocol and Z-Wave gateway software layers, which together greatly improve installation and enable uniform out-of-the-box [...]

Sigma Designs Launches Z-Wave Smart Home Maker Challenge

Sigma Designs Launches Z-Wave Smart Home Maker Challenge

FREMONT, Calif., Sept. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — Sigma Designs® (NASDAQ:SIGM), a leading provider of intelligent system-on-chip (SoC) solutions for Connected Smart TV platforms and Smart home IoT, and Make:, leader of the Maker movement and producer of the popular Maker Faire events, today announces a smart home Z-Wave app design contest for Makers and Developers. [...]

KDDI Chooses Sigma Design’s Z-Wave Technology for Japan’s First Smart Home Service

KDDI Chooses Sigma Design’s Z-Wave Technology for Japan’s First Smart Home Service

FREMONT, Calif., Jun. 22 (Korea Bizwire) — Sigma Designs® (NASDAQ:SIGM), a leading provider of intelligent system-on-chip (SoC) solutions for connected smart TV platforms and smart home IoT, is pleased to announced that Japan’s largest telco corporation, KDDI, uses Z-Wave as the wireless mesh technology powering their smart home solution, au HOME, designed specifically for network [...]