Today, Samsung officially announced that it is bringing SmartThings experience space to major stores. With this, the company aims to let customers check out a variety of multi-device experiences in-store.
SmartThings refers to the device connection experience that complements your own lifestyle, including not only Samsung Electronics products and services but also connecting compatible external devices.
Samsung has opened SmartThings-specific experience zones in 15 digital plazas and department stores across South Korea. These include Seoul, Gwangju, Daegu, Daejeon, Busan, and Incheon. Simultaneously, designed and enjoyed SmartThings daily life according to the lifestyle.
Further, to let customers easily explore the SmartThings experience by viewing the experienced guide, the company has also integrated directing zone that displays mobile, TV, and home appliances in connection with 80 stores that have been established.
The Samsung SmartThings Experience Space proposes a convenient lifestyle through multi-device connections across 6 thematic spaces such as home entertainment, home studio, home fitness, home cooking, game room, and pet care.
For example, SamstThings Party Mode. When it’s set in an advanced party room for home entertainment, the electric curtain closes automatically. Additionally, the company’s ‘The Freestyle‘ projects a neon sign on the wall, and music plays from the sound bar to create an atmosphere.
Plus, when the SmartThings Broadcast Mode is turned on, the air purifier and air conditioner are switched to endless mode and the smart light is on while drawing while using a tablet as a sketchbook and a smartphone as a palette.
Moreover, Samsung is also planning to operate a SmartThings application course and ‘#YouMake Zone’ so that customers can design their own experiences.
This will handle various lectures at the Digital Plaza store where the SmartThings experience zone is located and at the department store cultural center. These lectures include How to save energy using SmartThings, How to manage air quality, How to make snacks for pets, Golf lessons using the Galaxy Watch, and more.
For more information, visit Samsung Newsroom.
Tenstorrent to use Samsung’s advanced 4nm process to produce the chips
AI chip startup Tenstorrent recently announced that it will cooperate with Samsung to produce the next generation of AI chipsets, which will be manufactured using the 4nm SF4X process.
Tenstorrent praises the Samsung team as “known for its expertise in silicon manufacturing.” The chipsets will be manufactured using Samsung’s advanced SF4X process, which boasts an impressive 4nm architecture.
The company has built powerful RISC-V CPUs and AI acceleration chips, aiming to break through the computing boundaries of multiple industries such as data centers, automobiles, and robots.
These chipsets are designed to deliver scalable power from milliwatts to megawatts for a wide range of applications from edge devices to data centers.
Previous report reveals that Tenstorrent completed a new round of financing of $100 million in August this year, with participation from Hyundai Motor Group and Samsung Catalyst Fund, a venture capital company owned by Samsung.
Made in India Chromebooks: Google signs new partnership with HP
Google and HP have announced a partnership to manufacture Chromebooks in India, making them the first Chromebooks to be made in the country. The partnership aims to improve the digital education scenario in India by providing affordable and secure computing devices to students and educators.
According to the information, the Chromebooks will be produced at the Flex Facility near Chennai, where HP has been making various laptops and desktops since August 2020. The production of HP Chromebooks starts on October 2, 2023.
Chromebooks are the leading devices in K-12 education globally, with over 50 million students and teachers using them. Chromebooks have built-in accessibility and security features that make them ideal for online learning.
Today, Google and Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai confirmed the partnership through a tweet on X (Twitter). He mentioned, “We are partnering with HP to manufacture Chromebooks in India – These are the first Chromebooks to be made in India and will make it easier for Indian students to have access to affordable and secure computing.
Samsung Galaxy Tab A9 Plus with Snapdragon chip spotted on Google Play Console
Google Play Console listing doesn’t reveal much about its specs, while its existence is almost confirmed. The Galaxy Tab A9 Plus will feature a 1200 x 1920 pixels resolution display, while the size remains unknown at the moment.
Past reports revealed that this tablet will be equipped with Snapdragon 695 processor, coupled with 4GB RAM. However, the Tab A9 is said to sport MediaTek’s Helio G99 chipset and a 1340 x 800 pixels resolution display.