Design Con 2015
Breaking News
Comments
Newest First | Oldest First | Threaded View
lawrencelundy
User Rank
Rookie
Re: iFridge
lawrencelundy   4/21/2014 3:59:51 PM
NO RATINGS
baybal I agree Samsung will not live and die by smartphones, and their competitive advantage of supply chain, scale and channel partners means they can be faster to market than almost anyone. As we begin to see all white goods and appliances connected, Samsung have huge growth opportunities. But, I believe the majority of profits will be captured further up the stack at the apps and services layer, which is where Samsung is currently weak. 

baybal
User Rank
Rookie
iFridge
baybal   4/17/2014 6:07:27 PM
NO RATINGS
Lawrence, you correctly pointed out that nobody in the silicon valley will be able to roll out an iFridge faster that Samsung.

Aside from joking, given the amount of Samsung made appliances in a typical household, it's a serious opportunity for them.



Flash Poll
Top Comments of the Week
Like Us on Facebook
EE Times on Twitter
EE Times Twitter Feed

Datasheets.com Parts Search

185 million searchable parts
(please enter a part number or hit search to begin)
EE Life
Frankenstein's Fix, Teardowns, Sideshows, Design Contests, Reader Content & More
Max Maxfield

DIY Practical Joke Project Idea
Max Maxfield
12 comments
I just received a rather interesting email from a member of the EETimes community who prefers to remain anonymous. This message was as follows:

Jolt Judges and Andrew Binstock

Jolt Awards: The Best Books
Jolt Judges and Andrew Binstock
1 Comment
As we do every year, Dr. Dobb's recognizes the best books of the last 12 months via the Jolt Awards -- our cycle of product awards given out every two months in each of six categories. No ...

Engineering Investigations

Air Conditioner Falls From Window, Still Works
Engineering Investigations
2 comments
It's autumn in New England. The leaves are turning to red, orange, and gold, my roses are in their second bloom, and it's time to remove the air conditioner from the window. On September ...

David Blaza

The Other Tesla
David Blaza
5 comments
I find myself going to Kickstarter and Indiegogo on a regular basis these days because they have become real innovation marketplaces. As far as I'm concerned, this is where a lot of cool ...