Samsung has launched an Internet of Things (IoT) refrigerator in Indian market. Priced at Rs 2.8 lakhs, the “Family Hub 3.0”, 810-litre refrigerator comes with triple cooling , 21-inch touchscreen, Bixby voice control, etc.
This new concept fridge is available on Amazon.com on pre-booking basis.
“Family Hub offers a wide range of smart features that allow consumers to do what they could not do before. These include syncing up food storage, keeping family members better connected and organised and providing enhanced entertainment,” said Saurav Katyal, Director, Consumer Electronics Business, Samsung India.
It allows control and monitoring of other connected appliances like Flex Wash washing machine and smartphone — from the refrigerator’s screen.
“Family Hub is also more intuitive and intelligent with the addition of Bixby voice control and its integration with Samsung’s SmartThings IoT ecosystem,” Katyal added.
Consumers can digitally label their food with expiration dates, or use a mobile device to peek inside their fridge from anywhere.
People can even leave the notes on the screen of the fridge for the kids to know what all is available inside the fridge.
lSimilarly, the recipes app offers multiple recipes to choose from around the world and prepare the food that the family loves.
With Bixby, Family Hub can also recognise individual voices and read out of the news, weather and calendar updates when instructed.