Samsung held its 4th annual Developer Conference at the Moscone West convention center in San Francisco on 18 and 19 October. “Connected Things” was the main theme and protagonist of the conference
opened by DJ Koh, President of Mobile Communications Business at Samsung, that invited the 5,000 developers and partners in attendance to explore every aspect of connected thinking.
He also announced that Samsung will unite all of Samsung’s IoT services – Samsung Connect, SmartThings, and Artik into a single powerful platform under the SmartThings name, explaining that now, with the Internet of Things (IoT), the time has come to transcend the fragmentation of technologies, standards, and platforms, but added Samsung cannot do it alone.
«We must never stand still. – said Koh – Once every few generations, advances in science and technology create the perfect conditions for disruptions and change. There are moments when old barriers give way and human potential expands to include a world of new opportunities. We are fortunate to live in such a moment.»