Samsung Electronics Co. introduced the latest Internet of Things (IoT) technologies owned by local universities to its partner companies in order to help them improve the competitiveness of their next-generation technologies.
The company held the 2016 Advanced IoT Technology Conference at Samsung Electronics Relationship Academy in Suwon, Gyeonggi Province, on Apr. 18.
The conference is a win-win partnership program that Samsung Electronics shows the preceding technologies, which are owned by Korean universities and government-funded research institutions, to its partner firms and partners secure the technical competitiveness by adopting the advanced technologies. It was first held in 2009 and this year marks the 8th year of the conference.
The Advanced IoT Technology Conference has been held once a year. However, the company plans to host the meeting four times a year from now on in a bid to give more practical help to its partner companies. In addition to IoT technologies, it will hold conferences introducing advanced technologies in the new material, surface treatment and future promising technology sectors by the end of this year.
The conference this year was participated in by 120 executives and employees from Samsung Electronics 67 partner firms and their research and development divisions, presenting four advanced technologies in the IoT area.
KAIST talked about a low-power voice recognition sensor technology for IoT devices, which can recognize the voice by separating external input signal frequency with low power systems.
Yeungnam University explained a IoT sensor control technology which can control various devices, such as transfer unit, communications system, power supply and motor, by making use of input data.
Ajou University introduced a wireless sensor network building technology, while Chung-Ang University showed an asset management system which provides services to manage the life span of IoT assets and expendables by analyzing information about the energy consumption
Samsung Electronics also invited technical experts, including college professors and patent attorneys, and explained details of introduced technologies and technology transfer procedures.