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Thursday, September 19, 2019

Samsung Smart Things, Smart Home data

Been following SmartThings for some time.  Here an interview about the management and securing of data on Smart Home Platforms.

Smart home data is flowing for the Samsung SmartThings platform   By Mark Albertson in SiliconAngle

One hundred Webster dictionaries would fill a gigabyte of data and 100,000 would fill a terabyte. Samsung SmartThings, the electronics giant’s smart home platform, generates 150 terabytes of “interesting” data every day, according to SmartThings’ chief technology officer.

And that’s a significant increase from the previous year, which offers a singular hint at where the data numbers are headed based on the growth of internet-connected smart home devices.

“Out of that I would say 10 terabytes is really actionable,” said Robert Parker (pictured), chief technology officer of Samsung SmartThings. “A year ago, we would have been at 60 terabytes of what I would have called interesting data and maybe five terabytes were immediately actionable.”

Parker spoke with Jeff Frick (@JeffFrick), host of theCUBE, SiliconANGLE Media’s mobile livestreaming studio, during the Sumo Logic Illuminate event in Burlingame, California. They discussed the challenge of managing data being driven increasingly by the use of mobile applications and ensuring both security and privacy in a complex partner ecosystem (see the full interview with transcript here). (* Disclosure below.)  ..... " 

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