Samsung announced the purchase of the company SmartThings a year ago and was the original idea of launching new products earlier this year, but those plans had to portray. Now the company has confirmed that the second generation of SmartThings hit the market next month.
The first generation of products of this family of sensors and automation oriented hubs will remain useful to their users, but these new devices are unique features not mandatory connection to the cloud-the Internet outages will not affect us so much – as these new mills will operate locally.
It is possible to book the new Hub, with a price of 99 dollars which among other things allows monitoring our home from anywhere in the world. This hub is the hub of the system, and that since he can control locks, lights, outlets, thermostats and other “connected” solutions.
This hub is still compatible with standards widespread in the world of home automation as Z-Wave or ZigBee. The company did not specify whether in the heart of these devices are the Artik processors already announced last May, but it seems that these chips will star in the new Hub and other new family of solutions for now SmartThings It sells and operates in the United States and Canada.