News : Samsung Ushers in Samsung Connect Auto
Seoul, Korea February, 2016 -- Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd is helping drivers embark on a new journey through its connected car solution, Samsung Connect Auto. Providing benefits to consumers and businesses alike, Samsung is delivering an ecosystem of services and products to enable a safer, more eco-friendly and more fun driving experience. Consumers gain comfort knowing their vehicle is secure, and enterprises gain productivity through fleet management capabilities and services offered by Samsung as well as partners.
Samsung Connect Auto plugs directly into the OBD II port underneath the steering wheel. It uses real-time alerts to help users improve their driving behavior, including increased fuel efficiency, while offering a Wi-Fi connection to keep passengers online while on-the-go.
"We have been listening to our customers and pushing boundaries to create a connected car ecosystem that seamlessly integrates our products and partner services for a better driving experience," said Dr. Injong Rhee, Executive Vice President and Head of R&D, Software and Services, Mobile Communications Business at Samsung Electronics.
"Through collaborations with valuable partners and experts across many industries, we are carrying out our vision of bringing IoT technology to people’s everyday lives."
"Orange Business Services is proud to collaborate with Samsung to jointly provide advanced IoT/M2M expertise and services to the automotive industry. This market is growing exponentially, and we are eager to contribute to the Samsung connected car ecosystem in Europe and beyond," said Valérie Cussac, Vice President Mobile France & International, Orange.
"AXA is delighted to partner with Samsung in the development of a secured Connected Car ecosystem that will bring peace of mind for our customers, provide them with additional insurance and assistance services and contribute to enhance drivers’ behaviors," said Serge Morelli, Deputy CEO of AXA Partners and CEO of AXA Assistance.
Posted by: Laura Collins, Editorial Management
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About Samsung Electronics:
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is a South Korean multinational electronics company headquartered in Suwon, South Korea.
About Orange Business Services:
Orange Business Services is the enterprise communications arm of France Telecom.
Published: Wednesday, February 24, 2016