Samsung Recognized for Its Commitment to Delivering a Customizable and Seamlessly Connected Experience to Customers, While Contributing to an Eco-Friendly World
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., a global technology leader, today announced that 46 of its new product and service innovations have received the CES® 2023 Innovation Award, including three Best of Innovation award winners of the Consumer Technology Association (CTA)®. The annual program recognizes outstanding design and engineering across a multitude of consumer technology product categories.
Samsung was recognized in multiple categories, reinforcing the company’s commitment to delivering a customizable and seamlessly connected experience to consumers, while contributing to an eco-friendly world. With sustainability at the heart of everything Samsung does, consumers were encouraged to join the company as they made daily changes that had a significant impact on the environment. Bold new ideas have emerged, including investments in sustainable materials, increased product energy efficiency and responsible recycling, as well as refurbished and repairable appliances, while reducing the company’s carbon footprint by using 100% renewable energy in all facilities in the United States, Europe and China.
Samsung products were recognized as winners of innovation awards in Digital Imaging/Photography, Mobile Devices & Accessories, Gaming, Digital Health, Wearable Technology & Video Displays, Home Audio Visual Components & Accessories, and Software & Mobile Applications . Several of these winners incorporate eco-friendly features, including the Galaxy Z Flip4 and Galaxy Z Fold4, both of which are made with reused fishing nets and include 100% recycled paper for flagship product packaging. The company was recognized as the prestigious winner for Best Innovation in the Computer Peripherals & Accessories, Video Displays, and Cybersecurity & Privacy categories.
The Innovation Awards are sponsored by CTA, the host and organizer of CES, recognized worldwide as the global stage for innovation and the world’s most influential technology event. CES 2023 will take place from January 5e up to 8e in Las Vegas, Nevada with a deeper focus on sustainability.
Highlighted Best of Innovation Winner:
Samsung S3B512C security chip – As a Best of Innovation Honoree in the Cybersecurity & Personal Privacy category, Samsung’s S3B512C biometric card solution integrates a fingerprint sensor, security element (SE), and secure processor (SP) on a single chip , as well as enhanced security features made possible by 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 through a fingerprint sensor, stores and authenticates tamper-proof encrypted data, and processes data securely.
Main winners of the innovation awards:
Galaxy Z Flip4, Galaxy Z Flip4 Custom Edition – As the ultimate foldable smartphone for self-expression, the Galaxy Z Flip4 features innovative camera upgrades, a larger battery and even more customization possibilities than its predecessor. Galaxy Z Flip4 and Z Flip4 Bespoke Edition were recognized in the Digital Imaging/Photography and Mobile Devices & Accessories categories. Z Flip4’s form factor enables unique camera functionality like FlexCam that lets you take hands-free photos and videos directly to your favorite social media apps. It also lets you take a photo from the cover screen without even opening your phone using Quick Shot. The Z Flip4 Bespoke Edition offers another level of customization with glass colors and frame options that offer 75 unique combinations.
Galaxy Z Fold4 – Honored in the Digital Imaging/Photography, Mobile Devices & Accessories, and Gaming categories, Galaxy Z Fold4’s high-end performance, improved camera, and revolutionary design make it the productivity engine of our next generation of foldable smartphones. The Z Fold4 delivers unparalleled experiences for powerful gaming and increased productivity with its 7.6-inch main screen and Android 12L features.
Galaxy5 watch, Galaxy Watch5 Pro – Galaxy Watch5 and Galaxy Watch5 Pro were both recognized in the Digital Health and Wearable Technology categories for their advanced health tracking, increased durability and charging capabilities, making them the most feature-rich watch from Samsung to date. Galaxy Watch5 Pro is built for adventure and an intensive lifestyle with enhanced GPS capabilities, the longest battery life of a Galaxy Watch, and a large Super AMOLED display protected by enhanced sapphire crystal. With the revolutionary BioActive sensor, the Galaxy Watch5 series gives users the most complete picture of their health-related information to date.
Samsung Wallet – With its reputation as an all-in-one, go-anywhere app, Samsung Wallet was recognized in the Software and Mobile Apps category. It combines Samsung Pass, Samsung Pay and more to give Galaxy users a simple new way to keep all their digital essentials in one place, from bank cards and digital keys to travel passes, driver’s licenses and more. to student cards. With the integration of platforms such as SmartThings and Samsung Knox, the program offers a secure, polished interface and quick access to your important digital assets and information.
Bespoke AI Laundry – Samsung’s Bespoke AI Laundry products were recognized for their innovative design and embedded AI technologies. Bespoke AI™ Washer with AI OptiWash™ was recognized in the Smart Home category, and Bespoke AI™ Dryer with AI Optimal Dry was recognized in the Home Appliance category. The Bespoke AI™ washer automatically identifies fabric types and soil levels, optimizing its performance accordingly, while the cycles themselves can be controlled with Samsung’s SmartThings app. Bespoke AI™ Dryer uses sensors and algorithms to measure the moisture content of clothes, adjusting drying time and temperature to seamlessly optimize drying cycles. The Bespoke AI Laundry Pair caters to frequent laundry habits for a highly personalized experience, and the Laundry Pair features a range of color choices to help inspire more ways to personalize home laundry spaces.
SmartThings Energy – Recognized in the Software and Mobile Apps category, Samsung’s SmartThings Energy app offers a simple solution for consumers to reduce household energy consumption. In addition to tracking energy usage, SmartThings Energy offers actionable insights and recommendations based on platform-connected devices and usage pattern.
Samsung 990 PRO with 2TB SSD Heatsink – As an innovation award winner in the Computer Peripherals & Accessories category, the Samsung 990 PRO with 2TB SSD Heatsink is the company’s fastest PCIe 4.0 SSD with superior power efficiency. Designed for game consoles or PCs, it offers super-fast speeds for faster loading times. The combination of a heatsink, nickel plating on the controller, and Samsung’s Dynamic Thermal Protection maximizes cooling effects to prevent performance degradation due to overheating. The player 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 storage, as well as exceptionally high operational capacity for AD/ADAS, cockpit and vehicle infotainment systems. Recognized in the In-Vehicle Entertainment & Safety category, it also offers the highest sustainable automotive write speed of up to 1150MB/s thanks to Samsung V-NAND technology, a proprietary internal controller and proprietary firmware design , while operating safely. even in the most favorable climatic conditions (-40°C to 105°C).
Samsung 512GB CXL Memory Expansion – Recognized in the Computer Hardware and Components category, Samsung’s 512GB CXL Memory Expansion Module will be the first memory device to support the long-awaited CXL 2.0 interface and will come in an EDSFF (E3. S) ― particularly suitable for next-generation enterprise servers and high-capacity data centers. This new memory module is built with a CXL application-specific integrated circuit (ASIC) controller, using DDR5 DRAM to support maximum bandwidth and capacity and, for the first time, enabling memory to scale beyond tens of terabytes with the demands of processing big data and AI/ML workloads.
Samsung 16GB LPDDR5X and 1TB UFS 3.1 Multi-Chip Package – In the first integration of the 14nm-based 16GB LPDDR5X DRAM and the seventh generation quad-level cell (QLC) V-NAND 1TB UFS (Universal Flash Storage) 3.1, this uMCP offers a huge leap forward in the forefront of the industry. Awarded in the Embedded Technologies category, the UFS-based embedded multi-chip package leads the industry towards higher density, faster, and lower power consumption memory for high-end smartphones and other edge computing applications.
Samsung ISOCELL HP3 CMOS image sensor – As a state-of-the-art mobile sensor with 1/1.4 inch optical format and 0.56㎛ pixel size for slimmer camera designs, the Samsung ISOCELL HP3 was honored in the Imaging/Digital Photography category. It features the smallest pixel technology in mobile cameras for greater design convenience and 200 megapixels that deliver the most detailed images available. The tetra2Pixel technology allows pixels to operate in either 1.12㎛ or 2.24㎛ size, capturing more light information in low light and shooting 8K video with minimal loss in field of view. In addition, thanks to Super QPD technology, the ISOCELL HP3 can detect autofocus information both horizontally and vertically.
Samsung W920 + RF 6550 Next Generation Enhancement for Wearable Devices – Recognized in the Wearables category, Samsung’s Exynos W920 system-on-chip (SoC) and Exynos RF 6550 connectivity solution are a next-generation tandem offering that adds a new dimension to wearable devices. The Exynos W920 processor, built on a 5 nanometer (nm) Extreme Ultra-Violet (EUV) process node, includes an LTE modem and delivers the performance demanded by next-generation portable devices with a powerful GPU and dual CPU heart. The RF 6550 companion chip, built on a 28nm process, integrates Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and GNSS connectivity with the highest reliability in the Exynos W920 design.