The public beta of making old Galaxy phones become IoT begins


Galaxy Upcycling

Galaxy Upcycling

Smart phones are being launched every year, and many friends change new phones every year. Some flagship models still have resale value, but some models that were launched a few years ago can only be reduced to electronics if they are not high-end models. waste.In addition to being used as backup devices, Samsung thought of using Galaxy Upcycling to make these phones a part of the IoT smart home, and today it is officially open to users in the United States, the United Kingdom, and South Korea to take the lead.Public beta.

Galaxy phone users in the U.S., U.K., and Korea can go to the laboratory function in the SmartThings app to find the function of Upcycling. Once activated, the mobile phone can be turned into a tool such as a baby monitor and a light source sensor. It is said that the mobile phone will have improved AI and battery optimization functions to help it become a new use, especially because the mobile phone has been operating for a long time since then.

If it is set as a baby monitor, the phone will detect sudden sounds (such as a child’s cry) and record it so that the user can listen back; but if it is set as a light source sensor, it can When there is a change in the light and darkness of the surrounding environment, the linked smart home device is triggered, like adjusting the light and darkness of a light bulb.