Samsung Debuts Next Generation of Family Hub Refrigerator at CES 2018

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The company just announced at CES that Bixby will be integrated into all of its new USA smart TVs in 2018. It can help you stay connected, organized, and entertained.

Now, let it be known that a Family Hub fridge is not cheap, with prices ranging from around $2,000 to almost $4,000.

The new refrigerators include Bixby voice control and integration with Samsung's Smart Things Cloud for IOT devices.

The latest Family Hub model (which leaves us all asking, how many features is too many features) uses Samsung's SmartThings integration so the fridge is basically interconnected to the rest of your home. It makes use of intelligent connectivity as offered by SmartThings and the Bixby voice control.

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You can also use it to adjust your smart thermostat, or check out other security or baby cameras dotted around the home. The SmartThings app seamlessly connects the Family Hub with hundreds of Samsung and third party compatible connected devices. Well, apart from hearing Miss Bixby from speaking clearly, you will be able to stream music from Pandora, which is one of the built-in app, and also stream music from your smartphone, you will also be able to have videos playing on the fridge's display as well.

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Ask "Hi Bixby, what's new today?" and she'll read out news, weather, and calendar updates. With Bixby, Family Hub can also recognize individual voices and provide personalized information based on preferences. Various music streaming apps and live radio channels can be streamed through the fridge, with an AKG speaker system built into the appliance. The new Family Hub also features AKG Premium Quality Sound Speaker for sound that is deep in bass and rich in mid-range2. This will ensure that there is a Family Hub configuration to meet the needs of all consumers.

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