Seoul, South Korea–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., a leading global technology company, today announced that 46 of its new product and service innovations have been recognized with the CES® 2023 Innovation Award, including three Best of Innovation Honorees from the Consumer Technology Association (CTA ) ®. The annual program recognizes excellence in design and engineering across a variety of consumer technology product categories.
Samsung has been recognized in multiple categories, reaffirming the company’s commitment to providing consumers with a seamlessly connected, customizable experience while contributing to an environmentally conscious world. With sustainability at the heart of everything Samsung does, consumers were encouraged to join the company when they make everyday changes and make a meaningful impact on the environment. Bold new ideas have been brought to life, including investments in sustainable materials, increased product energy efficiency and responsible recycling, and refurbished and repairable appliances, while reducing the company’s carbon footprint by using 100% renewable energy at all US facilities became. Europe and China.
Samsung products were recognized as Innovation Awards Honorees in the categories of Digital Imaging/Photography, Mobile Devices & Accessories, Gaming, Digital Health, Wearable Technologies and Video Displays, Home AV Components & Accessories, and Software & Mobile Apps. Several of these award winners have eco-conscious features, including the Galaxy Z Flip4 and Galaxy Z Fold4, both of which are made from repurposed fishing nets and use 100% recycled paper for flagship product packaging. The company was recognized as a prestigious Best of Innovation Honoree in the categories of computer peripherals and accessories, video displays, and cybersecurity and personal privacy.
The Innovation Awards are sponsored by CTA, the host and organizer of CES – recognized worldwide as the global stage for innovation and the most influential tech event on earth. CES 2023 will take place from January 5thth till 8th in Las Vegas, Nevada, with a deeper focus on sustainability.
Featured Best of Innovation Winner:
Samsung S3B512C security chip – A Best of Innovation winner in the Cybersecurity and Privacy category, Samsung’s S3B512C biometric card solution integrates a fingerprint sensor, a security element (SE) and a secure processor (SP) on a single chip, along with enhanced security features enabled by become Samsung’s proprietary fingerprint authentication algorithm and anti-spoofing technology. It is the cybersecurity industry’s first all-in-one security chip that reads biometric information via a fingerprint sensor, stores and authenticates encrypted data in a tamper-proof manner, and processes data securely.
Featured Innovation Award Winners:
Galaxy ZFlip4, Galaxy Z Flip4 Custom Edition – The ultimate self-expression foldable smartphone, the Galaxy Z Flip4 is packed with innovative camera upgrades, a larger battery and even more customization options than its predecessor. Galaxy Z Flip4 and Z Flip4 Bespoke Edition received awards in the Digital Imaging/Photography and Mobile Devices & Accessories categories. The Z Flip4’s form factor enables unique camera features like FlexCam, which lets you take hands-free photos and videos directly to your favorite social networking apps. Also, you can use Quick Shot to take a photo of the cover screen without opening your phone. The Z Flip4 Bespoke Edition offers another level of customization with lens colors and frame options offering 75 unique combinations.
Galaxy Z Fold4 – Honored in the Digital Imaging/Photography, Mobile Devices & Accessories, and Gaming categories, the Galaxy Z Fold4 makes it the productivity engine of our next generation of foldable smartphones with its cutting-edge performance, improved camera, and groundbreaking design. The Z Fold4 offers unparalleled experiences for powerful gaming and increased productivity thanks to its 7.6-inch main display and Android 12L capabilities.
Galaxy Watch5, Galaxy Watch5 Pro – Both the Galaxy Watch5 and Galaxy Watch5 Pro have been recognized in the Digital Health and Wearable Technology categories for their advanced health tracking, longer durability and charging capabilities, making it Samsung’s most feature-rich watch yet. The Galaxy Watch5 Pro is built for adventure and a demanding lifestyle, with enhanced GPS-based features, the longest battery on any Galaxy Watch, and a large Super AMOLED display protected by an upgraded sapphire crystal. With the groundbreaking BioActive sensor, the Galaxy Watch5 series offers users the most comprehensive picture of their health-related insights to date.
Samsung wallet – With its reputation as an all-in-one, go-anywhere app, Samsung Wallet was recognized in the Software & Mobile Apps category. It combines Samsung Pass, Samsung Pay and more to give Galaxy users a new and easy way to keep all their digital essentials in one place – from bank cards and digital keys to passports, driver’s licenses and student ID cards. Integrating with platforms like SmartThings and Samsung Knox, the program offers a safe and slick interface and one-swipe access to your important digital items and information.
Bespoke AI Laundry – Samsung’s bespoke AI laundry products have been recognized for their innovative design and built-in AI technologies. The AI™ Bespoke Washer with AI OptiWash™ was awarded in the Smart Home category and the AI™ Bespoke Dryer with AI Optimal Dry was awarded in the Household Appliances category. Bespoke AI™ Washer automatically recognizes fabric types and soil levels and optimizes its performance accordingly, while washing cycles can be controlled using Samsung’s SmartThings app. The bespoke AI™ dryer uses sensors and algorithms to measure clothing moisture levels and adjust drying time and temperature to seamlessly optimize drying cycles. The Bespoke AI Laundry pair responds to frequent washing habits for a highly personalized experience, and the laundry pair features a range of color options, helping to inspire more possibilities for customizing washrooms at home.
SmartThings Energy – Samsung’s SmartThings Energy app, which won the Software & Mobile Apps category, offers consumers an effortless solution to reduce energy consumption at home. In addition to tracking energy usage, SmartThings Energy provides actionable insights and recommendations based on the devices connected to the platform and usage pattern.
Samsung 990 PRO with heatsink SSD 2TB – Winner of the Innovation Awards in the Computer Peripherals and Accessories category, the Samsung 990 PRO with Heatsink SSD 2TB is the company’s fastest PCIe 4.0 Solid State Drive (SSD) with superior energy efficiency. Designed for gaming consoles or PC, it offers blazing fast speeds for faster loading times. The combination of heatsink, nickel plating of the controller and Samsung’s Dynamic Thermal Guard maximizes the cooling effect to prevent performance losses due to overheating. The drive is also equipped with RGB lights to match the style of any setup.
Samsung Automotive NVMe BGA SSD 1TB (AM991) – This breakthrough advancement delivers the industry’s highest sequential read speed for automotive memory, as well as exceptionally large operating capacity for AD/ADAS, cockpit and vehicle infotainment systems. Awarded in the In-Vehicle Entertainment & Safety category, it also boasts the highest sustained automotive write speed of up to 1150MB/s, thanks to Samsung V-NAND technology, a proprietary internal controller and an exclusive firmware design, while it works reliably even in climatic conditions (-40 °C to 105 °C).
Samsung 512GB CXL Storage Expansion – Recognized in the Computer Hardware & Components category, Samsung’s 512GB CXL Memory Expander Module will be the first storage device to support the much-anticipated CXL 2.0 interface and will be available in an EDSFF (E3.S) form factor – special suitable for next-generation enterprise servers and high-capacity data centers. Featuring a CXL application-specific integrated circuit (ASIC) controller that uses DDR5 DRAM to support maximum bandwidth and capacity, this new memory module enables memory scaling beyond ten terabytes for the first time with the processing demands of big data and AI/ML workload.
Samsung 16GB LPDDR5X and 1TB UFS 3.1 multi-chip package – In the first integration of 14nm-based 16GB LPDDR5X DRAM and Samsung’s seventh generation Quad-Level-Cell (QLC) V-NAND 1TB UFS (Universal Flash Storage) 3.1, this uMCP offers a huge industry-leading leap forward. Winner of the Embedded Technologies category, the integrated UFS-based multichip package is leading the industry towards higher density, higher speed and lower power consumption storage for premium smartphones and other leading IT applications.
Samsung ISOCELL HP3 CMOS image sensor – The Samsung ISOCELL HP3 was awarded in the Digital Imaging/Photography category as a state-of-the-art mobile sensor with an optical format of 1/1.4 inch and a pixel size of 0.56㎛ for slimmer camera designs. It has the smallest pixel technology in mobile cameras for more design convenience and 200 megapixels that deliver the most detailed images available. The Tetra2Pixel technology allows the pixels to operate at a size of 1.12㎛ or 2.24㎛, capturing more light information in low light conditions and capturing 8K video with minimal loss in field of view. In addition, the ISOCELL HP3 can detect autofocus information horizontally and vertically using Super QPD technology.
Samsung W920+RF 6550 Next generation improvement for wearables – Awarded in the Wearable Technologies category, Samsung’s Exynos W920 System on a Chip (SoC) and Exynos RF 6550 connectivity solution is a next-generation tandem offering that adds a new dimension to wearable devices. Built on a 5-nanometer (nm) Extreme Ultra-Violet (EUV) processing node, the Exynos W920 processor includes an LTE modem and delivers the performance expected of next-generation portable devices with a powerful GPU and a Dual core CPU is required. The companion RF 6550 chip, based on a 28nm process, integrates Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and GNSS connectivity into the Exynos W920’s design with the utmost reliability.
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