In 2016, Samsung announced what was then still strange for many. A refrigerator designed to be integrated into the connected house that allows its use for more than just storing food. It was the Samsung RF9500K, an interactive refrigerator with a huge screen 21.5 inches on the front side to interact with the refrigerator.
A fridge with Wi-Fi and a screen? What then seemed crazy, today is more usual than ever. A smart fridge that allowed you to order food automatically directly at the supermarket through a huge touch screen on your entrance door as a control interface that is now being renewed. At CES 2019 in Las Vegas, Samsung presented the new Family Hub.
The new range of Samsung connected refrigerators allows access to more features via its touch screen and the hardware which incorporates. It therefore offers voice recognition technology or access to music and radio transmission, improvements made with advanced features of Artificial Intelligence and IoT thanks to Bixby, Samsung's virtual assistant.
The highlights of the new Family Board lot, a system that allows the use of the screen as a card for yes post it it will be. All family members can leave and share their notes with this system. During the period when the screen is not used, it becomes a kind of touch-screen portraits in which you can view all types of images.
A Bixby renewed with Artificial Intelligence
Also the Family Hub 2019 highlights the support for the new Bixby, looking for a better integration in the SmartThings ecosystem. The refrigerator becomes the control center with which the owners can see and control the various smart and compatible home devices that can be connected in the same Wi-Fi network and also do so via voice orders via Bixby.
In this way you can ask for a summary of our daily agenda while having breakfast or a forecast of the traffic status while cooking before taking the car. The 21.5-inch screen of the refrigerator will show all the information consulted.
And since the whole family will have access, Bixby will have the voice identification technology this makes it possible to distinguish each member of the family, so that everyone can obtain personalized information in their consultations.
A more proactive and more conversational Bixby, allowing a more natural interaction now. Bixby offers more services and features. We can ask you to reflect a call that we receive on your mobile, ask a Uber to look for recipes that fit your tastes and the new Bixby will respond with suggestions.
Source | Samsung
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