Samsung's most recent the Family Hub refrigerator gains advanced Bixby voice control and SmartThings integration

Jan 31, 2018 AT 05:50 AM | BY LifeBanter


At ces 2018, Samsung unveiled the next generation of her Family to the Hub of a refrigerator, and new this time are the most of Bixby voice control and integration with Samsung’s SmartThings IoT ecosystem.

With the new Bixby update, the Family Hub can now recognize the voice of each and provide personalized information based on your preferences. For example, you can say, “Hi Bixby, what’s new today?” and the refrigerator read the news, the weather and the calendar of updates tailored to the user.

On the other hand, the integration with SmartThings ecosystem means that users can monitor and control their connected home of the Family Hub of the screen. The kitchen in the kitchen, and the door bell rang? You can now monitor the security camera feed of the refrigerator of the screen.

Other features of the update of the Family Hub include access to various music streaming platforms and live radio applications, mirroring to a Samsung smart TV, and even the streaming of content from a smartphone to the fridge. On the premium 4-door, Flex model, Samsung is also an AKG speaker for a sound deep in bass and rich mid-range”.

In addition, Samsung is the expansion of the Family Hub is the range of content with new collaborations with major companies such as HomeAdvisor, Pinterest, The Weather of the Company, and Buzzfeed Tasty. There is also a new Meal Planner that provides recipes for the family, based on the food preferences, dietary restrictions and food expiration dates; and a new Deals app for the users to discover shopping bargains. The availability of these functions is likely to depend on the region.

Finally, Samsung is the expansion of the Family Hub platform to four new 4D RAD (4-Door French Door Refrigerator) models, bringing the total to 14.

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