Samsung shows off a wireless charger that also controls the smart home

CES 2023 shows us news in smart homes and integration of different devices.

The South Korean company Samsung presented this Wednesday, before the start of the CES 2023  fair in Las Vegas , a wireless charging station for cell phones with which the smart home can also be controlled and is compatible with devices from other technology brands.

This is SmartThings Station , a square-shaped and wireless product linked to a mobile application in which you can create routines that are activated by touching its surface, such as a night mode that turns off the lights and lowers the thermostat, or another to reinforce safety and energy efficiency when leaving home.

Samsung starred in a press conference ahead of the official opening of the world’s most important consumer technology fair, which will take place tomorrow, with the theme “Bringing calm to the connected world”, and focused on the connectivity of the digital ecosystem around home, work and free time.

Integration with other brands

The technology presented several alliances with other firms, such as Philips , whose Hue smart bulbs can be synchronized with Samsung televisions to create atmosphere; or the fashion brand Patagonia , with which they have collaborated on a washing machine capable of filtering microplastics.

In that sense, part of the event was dedicated to innovations aimed at improving the sustainability of products and homes, since the company is committed to achieving zero carbon emissions by 2050, which has led to its use of recycled materials. in manufacturing processes.

Ahead of the conference, the company also unveiled innovations in its high-end Neo QLED , MICRO LED , and Samsung OLED TV lines , which will deliver higher-quality experiences and “more diverse viewing options,” according to a statement.