It was in 2012 when Samsung created a division of innovation in the company that is known as C-Lab, from Create Lab, which is open to any company worker present the idea of a device and even collaborate in its development where the idea is to nurture the imagination and creativity in employees of the company, in addition that the product could see the light in the future.
A few days ago, we met the first device that came out of the laboratory, which is the “intelligent” belt Welt that was launched by a campaign of collective financing under the company WELT Corporation, which is a spin-off from Samsung. South Koreans today are presenting a new line of products born in the C-Lab, which as usual stands out as interesting factor that futuristic.
In total it is six proposals, but eye, two of them had already been presented in March this year with headphones Entrim 4D virtual reality, here we refer to ‘Hum On!’ and ‘Waffle’, two applications seeking to enhance human activities such as music services and social networks.
Now we know the four new proposals.
Yes, the umpteenth smartwatch for children comes from the hand of Samsung, only this time it seeks to “create good habits in small”, how? Through a virtual pet that children have to look after, feed and play with her to be happy, we, sort of Tamagotchi XXI century.
On the other hand, Samsung mentions that this wristwatch ItsyWatch “is designed to relieve stress of parents and strengthen the emotional bond among family members,” something that sounds interesting, but does not tell us how they will do it.
The next device is Ahead a helmet equipped with communication systems designed for cyclists, skiers and bikers looking to be in contact at all times. The hull allow hands-free use when connected to a smartphone, and will also serve as a communication device between two or more helmets as it has its own WiFi and Bluetooth connection. Also it will also be able to listen to music and receive notifications voice.
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Licon is an interesting solution to the problem that is set IoT devices on a smartphone, because with this application need only open our smartphone camera and photograph the device you wish to control. Such an application would have a large database where all the necessary parameters would be found to use device and connected to our network, which would avoid the tedious task of manual configurations.
Finally, we have FITT360, which is undoubtedly the most interesting device of all because it is a headset equipped with a camera capable of capturing video in 360 degrees. Only need to put in our head and control it using a smartphone or even operate through voice commands, making the task of recording video to virtual reality will be a simpler by not requiring the use of our hands task.
Of course, none of these projects is guaranteed to be launched in the future, all are development projects and depending on the success and acceptance could be launched through a campaign crowdfunding, since one of the objectives, in addition to encouraging creativity it is to measure the market’s interest before taking risks or making investments in new devices.