Samsung’s SmartThings Discover is the counterpart to Apple’s Discover My community. The service has reached a brand new milestone as Samsung publicizes that SmartThings Discover has reached 200 million “nodes” worldwide that assist to find misplaced units and gadgets. A node is any Samsung system that’s been opted into SmartThings Discover.
We’re proud and excited to see the fast development of the SmartThings Discover service. In lower than two years, 200 million units have opted in to assist fellow Samsung Galaxy customers discover their misplaced units – making it one of many quick rising providers at Samsung.” – TM Roh, President and Head of Samsung Cellular Cellular Expertise Enterprise
Any Samsung Galaxy smartphone that’s registered to the SmartThings Discover community can discover their units, wearables, or Sensible Tags and take part to assist others discover their misplaced gadgets. Samsung launched the Galaxy SmartTag and SmartTag+ that makes use of Bluetooth Low-energy and UWB (Extremely-wide band) to trace close by units.
Samsung Galaxy SmartTag
If a tool or merchandise with a SmartTag is misplaced, close by Galaxy units registered to the SmartThings Discover community can relay the merchandise’s approximate location securely and anonymously. Gadget IDs on the community change each quarter-hour and is saved securely with encryption. The SmartThings Discover app additionally has a instrument for manually discovering unknown SmartTags that the person might unknowingly be carrying.