Tuesday, 12 May 2015 04:37

Samsung to unveil new IoT chipset at Internet of Things World 2015

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Samsung Electronics will put Young Sohn, President and Chief Strategy Officer on stage to deliver the opening keynote address at the second annual Internet of Things (IoT) World event on 12 May in San Francisco.

According to media reports, Samsung’s showpiece at the announcement will be a new chipset platform optimised for IoT called Artik.

The Samsung official statement says that Sohn “will reveal a major company milestone that will enable the new wave of groundbreaking IoT devices and services.”

Reports say that the new IoT platform was developed at the Samsung Strategy and Innovation Center, which is headquartered in Silicon valley’s Menlo Park.

“Today, we face an unprecedented set of global challenges in areas such as climate change, healthcare, aging demographics, urbanization, and access to food and clean water,” said Sohn.

“By continuing efforts to connect devices and people to achieve greater insights, we have a huge opportunity to work with others in the industry, to tackle these real-world issues in ways that will fundamentally change people’s lives for the better.”

According to Samsung, Sohn’s keynote will illustrate how Samsung will contribute to building a smarter tomorrow with a showcase of strategic partners that will drive the next wave of technology discoveries in IoT.

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Stan Beer co-founded iTWire in 2005. With 30 plus years of experience working in IT and Australian technology media, Beer has published articles in most of the IT publications that have mattered, including the AFR, The Australian, SMH, The Age, as well as a multitude of trade publications.

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