Tuya + SmartThings: The Best of Both Worlds

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When you’re not home, nagging little doubts can start to crowd your mind. Did I turn the coffee maker off? Did I set the security alarm? Are the kids doing their homework or watching television? With a smart home, you could quiet all these worries with a quick glance at your smartphone or tablet. You could connect the devices and appliances in your home so they can communicate with each other and with you.

A smart home refers to a convenient home setup where appliances and devices can be automatically controlled remotely from anywhere by the user. For example, controlling security access to the home, temperature, lighting, and a home theatre remotely. A smart home’s devices are connected with each other efficiently. Thus, it can be accessed through one central point—a smartphone, tablet, laptop, or game console. 

Door locks, televisions, thermostats, home monitors, cameras, lights, and even refrigerators can be controlled through one home automation system. The system is installed on a mobile or other networked device. The user then can create time schedules for certain changes to take effect.

Tuya + SmartThings

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SmartThings

With this new coming technology, its market is also developing really fast. Among all the competition, Tuya Smart, the provider of the leading global AI+IoT platform, has announced an in-depth collaboration with SmartThings, the leader in home automation, to advance smart solutions with the completion of Tuya’s Work with SmartThings (WWST) certification. Tuya provides a global-leading AI+IoT platform that brings smart products to life for manufacturers, brands, OEMs, and retail chains. 

The platform offers hardware access, cloud services, and app development. Tuya also helps brands upgrade their technology and business models, enabling them to deliver smart devices to meet consumer demand.

The company serves more than 100,000 partners in over 190 countries powering products such as lighting, appliances, environmental and surveillance equipment. Tuya is internationally operated, with local headquarters in the U.S., China, Germany, Japan, and India. The companies are excited to jointly showcase Globe Electric as the first Tuya customer to integrate its Powered by Tuya product with the WWST program.

Globe Electric

Since 1932, Globe Electric has been an innovative leader in the residential lighting and electrical industry, developing tailored, category-focused programs that provide highly effective retail solutions for some of North America’s largest retailers.

Privately held with a reputation for cutting-edge products and outstanding customer service, Globe is recognized as an industry leader that continually strives to re-charge the creative energy that has fueled the company for more than 80 years.

Adam Chaimberg, Chief Merchandising Officer of Globe Electrics said in an interview, “SmartThings makes it easy for consumers to get the most from their devices. Our partnership with Tuya and Samsung enables us to integrate this added ease of use to Globe’s suite of connected lighting and electrical products, making for a great user experience – one of our core values.”, which is great for Indian markets.

SmartThings is the easiest way to turn a home into a smart home. It makes everything simple to connect and also allows to control your devices from anywhere. As the industry leader for consumer IoT technology, SmartThings’ open platform brings together devices, developers, and services. It offers one of the largest ecosystems of integrated devices. As it connects over 10 million homes with more than 45 million active users, and support for more than 5,000 devices for limitless possibilities. Founded in 2012, SmartThings operates independently as a wholly-owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics.

We are excited about this integration of Tuya with SmartThings. Let us know your thoughts in the comments section below.

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