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Samsung Connect Tag: a NB-IoT key ring to monitor your luggage, your dog or your children

Posted In Cool Gadgets - By John Script On Tuesday, October 17th, 2017 With 0 Comments

Samsung Connect Tag

Samsung Electronics has just unveiled a small GPS key ring that is compatible with the NB-IoT / LTE-M low-bandwidth cellular technologies.

Called Connect Tag, this small device makes it very easy to locate your luggage, your pet or a close friend with just a click on a mobile application. The Connect Tag is capable of transmitting GPS coordinates with low power consumption. It can also use Wi-Fi signals to provide location. This device is IP68 waterproof.

Samsung Connect Tag

Samsung Connect Tag is compatible with the Samsung SmarThings ecosystem. You will also be able to use it as a simple button, for example to turn on the light or your remote TV.

The inside battery offers an autonomy of 7 days. Unlike other similar solutions that can last several months with a button cell battery, Samsung Connect Tag is equipped with a 300 mAh battery that can be charged via USB. It seems that Samsung is trying to get as much as possible from the LTE-M / NB-IoT market. This device is commercialized in 3 colors at an unknown price. Initially, it be limited to its own country.

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