SmartThings: the Best of Home Automation?
What Are SmartThings?
With the advent of IoT and smart home capabilities, Samsung’s SmartThings made its debut at the perfect time. SmartThings devices are able to communicate with one another via the Internet – unlocking a world of possibilities with its accessible and advanced open platform.
What Works With SmartThings?
What Do SmartThings Do?
SmartThings: Built by Developers, for Developers
SmartThings utilizes an open development platform to give developers the power to create IoT devices within the SmartThings ecosystem.
With SmartThings, developers are able to:
Not a developer? No problem. SmartThings is also integrated with IFTTT for everyday and power users to become masters of IoT – without writing a single line of code.
The Future of Smart Home Connectivity
Samsung SmartThings has clearly shaken the smart home industry by creating products that make everyday tasks easier.
The additions of the Google Home and Amazon Alexa’s voice-controlled devices like Amazon Echo and Amazon Dot – it’s clear that Samsung is heavily invested in smart home technology. So, what are Samsung’s next steps to take over the smart home industry? We’re thinking that SmartThings will grow its platform to include other third-party solutions (think: Lutron and Insteon devices).
It’ll be interesting to watch Samsung pursue more innovative solutions like SmartThings in order to keep up with the growing IoT industry.
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