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The 5G Trial Announced by Samsung, Charter

Our sister site MMW reported Wednesday that Samsung Electronics America, Inc. and Charter Communications, Inc. are hard at work on big plans.

The companies announced this week that they are collaborating on 5G and 4G LTE wireless networks lab and field trials at various locations in the U.S.

The trials, which began this summer, will run through the end of the year, an emailed statement explains.

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Samsung Touts New, Enhanced Wearables

Samsung Electronics America, Inc. has just introduced three new devices to its wearable portfolio, and MHW has the details.

New to the line up are:

  • Gear Sport, a sleek and versatile fitness-focused smartwatch that is water resistant;
  • Gear Fit2 Pro, an upgraded GPS fitness band with smart features; and
  • Gear IconX, a second generation of the company’s cord free earbuds.

We’re told that Samsung’s new Gear devices were designed to let consumers get the most out of their day, and help them live a healthier and well-balanced life.

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InfoComm 2017: Samsung Honored for Visual Display Innovation

MHW has learned that Samsung Electronics America, Inc. was the recipient of three industry awards distributed during the annual InfoComm tradeshow last week at the Orange County Convention Center.

The company was honored for its innovation and leadership in visual display, earning recognition from programs sponsored by NewBay Media and rAVe Publications.

“As a long-time InfoComm participant, we are always excited to bring forth new display technologies designed to drive more meaningful engagement and accelerate growth, as we’ve done this year through the introduction of our quantum dot LED signage,” said Ron Gazzola, Senior Vice President B2B IT Sales & Marketing at Samsung Electronics America. “We are honored to receive this recognition from industry peers, media and customers, and will continue to work with our partners to bring new solutions to market that will help businesses increase sales, improve profitability and drive customer engagement.”
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Samsung and Hipaax Accelerate Wearables in the Workplace

MHW learned Tuesday that Samsung and alliance partner Hipaax, a developer of TaskWatch — a wearable task management platform — are accelerating use of wearables in the workplace with an integrated smartwatch solution for businesses featuring new capabilities that improve efficiency, increase productivity and enhance customer satisfaction.

Designed to improve workforce management for hospitality, retail and transportation markets, the solution takes capabilities typically associated with smartphones, and brings them to the wearable world—enabling businesses to more easily deploy and manage wearables for enterprise use.
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Samsung Health Fact Sheet

Samsung, Pebble Reaping the Rewards of Wearables BoomSamsung Health is the new S Health. It’s packed with all of the features you know and love—track your steps, record your daily activities, get health tips, even challenge friends to fitness goals. Samsung Health adds several new features including telehealth, personalized insights, social capabilities, and a new UI. The service is designed to empower individuals to transform their health, showing trends for various activities, health insights and helpful feedback to create more engagement.

Samsung Health is your mobile one-stop shop for health and fitness

  • Manage your personal health through goals and trackers: Samsung Health’s “Me” feature includes access to over 100 lifestyle, food and fitness trackers to track your progress. Samsung Health features integrated intelligence. “Health Insights” analyzes your activity and gives you the extra push you need to achieve your fitness goals.
  • Connect with people who care: Samsung Health’s “Together” feature includes a steps leaderboard, which allows you to compare fitness goals with your friends and 1×1 challenges to compete against your friends.
  • “Ask an Expert”: A service that makes it easy to connect, via video, to a board-certified doctor.
  • Stay on top of health trends and news: Samsung Health’s “Discover” function features health-related content, updated daily, to help you stay in-the-know on all things health.
  • Keep your personal info secure: Samsung Health utilizes encryption on Samsung devices to keep your data more safe and secure.
  • Get Rewarded too: Samsung Rewards is coming to Samsung Health. Users will get rewarded for getting started with Health Insights and for registering for Ask an Expert.

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Samsung and Nestlé Announce Collaboration on Digital Health and Nutrition

Samsung and Nestlé Announce Collaboration on Digital Health and NutritionSamsung Strategy and Innovation Center and Nestlé Institute of Health Sciences have announced what they call a collaborative effort to harness the power of IoT technology and nutrition science to provide new insights into healthy living.

According to a joint media announcement, this collaboration “aims to combine IoT, scientifically validated bio sensors, advanced multi-modal technology, and comprehensive nutritional approach to provide people with entirely new awareness into health and wellness.”

In addition, the collaboration aims to empower individuals to better manage their own health and wellbeing by providing relevant and contextual recommendations around nutrition, lifestyle, and fitness, to help individuals live healthier and better lives.
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Samsung Touts Industry’s First Smart Bio-Processor

Samsung Touts Industry’s First Smart Bio-ProcessorOn Tuesday, Samsung Electronics announced that it is addressing the growing trend of quantified health with an “all-in-one advanced system logic chip for the health-oriented wearables market,” the Bio-Processor.

The Samsung Bio-Processor, now in mass production we’re told, is specifically designed to allow “accelerated development” of innovative wearable products for consumers who are increasingly monitoring their health and fitness on a daily basis.

“With improvements in smart, fitness devices and an increase in consumer health consciousness, more and more people are looking for ways to monitor various personal bio-data, or fitness data, to constantly manage their health,” says Ben K. Hur, Vice President of marketing, System LSI business at Samsung Electronics.
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