Samsung has been recognized for delivering seamlessly connected, customizable experiences and contributing to an environmentally conscious world
Samsung has a CES for 46 of its new products and innovative services® Received the 2023 Innovation Award, including three Best of Innovation Honorees, from the Consumer Technology Association (CTA). The annual awards program recognizes distinctive design and engineering across a wide range of consumer technology product categories.
Samsung was recognized in multiple categories, underscoring its commitment to seamlessly connected consumer experiences and sustainability. Sustainability is central to Samsung, helping consumers make everyday changes that contribute to a better environment. It brings bold new ideas to life, such as investments in sustainable materials, greater energy efficiency in products, responsible recycling and easily recyclable appliances. All while reducing the carbon footprint by using 100% renewable energy in all facilities in the US, Europe and China.
Samsung products were recognized as Innovation Awards Honorees in the categories of Digital Imaging/Photography, Mobile Devices & Accessories, Gaming, Digital Health, Wearable Technologies & Video Displays, Home AV Components & Accessories, and Software & Mobile Apps. Many of the awarded products have environmentally conscious functionalities. Like the Galaxy Z Flip4 and Galaxy Z Fold4, both are made with recycled fishing nets and have 100% recycled paper packaging. Samsung has been recognized with the prestigious Best of Innovation honoree award in the categories of computer equipment and accessories, video displays and cyber security and personal privacy.
The Innovation Awards are sponsored by CTA, the host and organizer of CES – the global podium for innovation and the most influential technology event in the world. CES 2023 takes place 5-8 January in Las Vegas, Nevada and will have a strong focus on sustainability.
Selected Best of Innovation Award:
Samsung S3B512C security chip – Samsung’s biometric card solution S3B512C has received a Best of Innovation honoree award in the Cybersecurity & Personal Privacy category and integrates a fingerprint sensor, Security Element (SE) and Secure Processor (SP) on a single chip. As well as enhanced security features powered 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 and securely stores, verifies and processes encrypted data.
Selected winners of the Innovation Awards:
Galaxy Z Flip4 and Galaxy Z Flip4 Bespoke Edition – Galaxy Z Flip4 is it ultimate foldable smartphone for self-expression and is packed with innovative camera upgrades, a bigger battery and even more customization options than its predecessor. The Galaxy Z Flip4 and Z Flip4 Bespoke Edition received awards in the Digital Imaging/Photography and Mobile Devices & Accessories categories. The design of the Z Flip4 allows for unique camera features such as FlexCam. It lets you share photos and videos hands-free directly through your favorite social networking apps. Quick Shot lets you take a picture from the cover screen without even opening your phone. The Z Flip4 Bespoke Edition offers an unprecedented level of customization with glass colors and frame options in 75 unique combinations.
Galaxy Z Fold4 – Galaxy Z Fold4 has been awarded in the categories Digital Imaging/Photography, Mobile Devices & Accessories and Gaming. Its top performance, improved camera and cutting-edge design make it Samsung’s productivity powerhouse latest generation of foldable smartphones. Z Fold4 delivers unmatched gaming experiences and increased productivity thanks to its 7.6-inch main screen and Android 12L features.
Galaxy Watch 5 and Galaxy Watch5 Pro – Both the Galaxy Watch5 and Galaxy Watch5 Pro received awards in the Digital Health and Wearable Technology categories for their advanced health tracking, durability and charging capacity. These features make it the most functional Samsung watches to date. Galaxy Watch5 Pro is designed for adventure and demanding lifestyles with new GPS-based features, extended battery life and a large Super AMOLED display protected by enhanced sapphire glass. Thanks to the groundbreaking BioActive Sensor, the Galaxy Watch5 series gives users the most complete picture of their health ever.
Samsung wallet – Thanks to its reputation as an all-in-one app that can be used anywhere, Samsung Wallet has been recognized in the Software & Mobile Apps category. The app combines Samsung Pass, Samsung Pay and more for a new and easy way to store all your important digital stuff in one place. From bank cards and digital keys to travel cards, driving licenses and student cards. The program integrates with platforms like SmartThings and Samsung Knox and gives you one-swipe access to all your important digital assets and information through a secure and sophisticated interface.
Tailor made AI laundry – Samsung’s customized AI washers and dryers won awards for their innovative design and integrated AI technologies. The Bespoke AI™ washing machine with AI OptiWash™ has been awarded in the Smart Home category, and the Bespoke AI™ tumble dryer with AI Optimal Dry has been awarded in the Home Appliance category. The Bespoke AI™ washing machine automatically identifies dust types and dirt levels and optimizes the program accordingly, while the cycles themselves can be controlled with Samsung’s SmartThings app. The Bespoke AI™ tumble dryer uses sensors and algorithms to measure the moisture content of clothes and then adjusts drying time and temperature to optimize drying cycles. The bespoke AI washers and dryers record your washing habits for a personalized experience and come in a variety of colors to suit any toilet.
SmartThings Energy – Samsung’s SmartThings Energy app has been recognized in the Software & Mobile Apps category for helping you reduce energy consumption at home. In addition to tracking energy consumption, SmartThings Energy provides insights and recommendations based on usage patterns and devices connected to the platform.
Samsung 990 PRO 2TB SSD with Heatsink – Named an Innovation Awards honoree in the Computer Equipment & Accessories category, the Samsung 990 PRO 2TB SSD with Heatsink is Samsung’s fastest PCIe 4.0 solid state drive (SSD) with superior power efficiency. Designed for gaming consoles or PCs, the SSD delivers high speeds for reduced loading times. The combination of a heatsink, nickel coating on the controller and Samsung’s Dynamic Thermal Guard maximizes cooling to prevent loss of performance due to overheating. The drive is also equipped with stylish RGB lighting.
Samsung Automotive NVMe BGA SSD 1TB (AM991) – This breakthrough innovation provides the highest sequential read speed for in-vehicle storage and unparalleled operational capabilities for AD/ADAS, cockpit and vehicle infotainment systems. Awarded in the In-Vehicle Entertainment & Safety category, the Automotive NVMe BGA SSD also has the fastest continuous write speed for the automotive industry (up to 1150 MB/s) thanks to Samsung’s V-NAND technology: a proprietary internal controller and exclusive firmware. The SSD also continues to function safely in the most extreme weather conditions (-40˚C to 105˚C).
Samsung 512GB CXL Memory Expander – Samsung’s 512 GB CXL Memory Expander module has been awarded in the Computer Hardware & Components category. It will be the first memory module to support the long-awaited CXL 2.0 interface and will be delivered in an EDSFF (E3.S) format – particularly suitable for enterprise servers and high-capacity data centers. This new memory module is built with an application-specific integrated circuit (ASIC) CXL controller that uses DDR5 DRAM for maximum bandwidth and capacity and can scale beyond tens of terabytes with the processing demands of big data and AI/ML workloads.
Samsung 16 GB LPDDR5X and 1 TB UFS 3.1 Multi-chip package – By integrating 14nm 16GB LPDDR5X DRAM and Samsung’s seventh generation quad-level cell (QLC) V-NAND 1TB UFS (Universal Flash Storage) 3.1, this uMCP is a giant leap forward. He was awarded in the Embedded Technologies category. This integrated UFS-based multi-chip package provides higher density, higher speed and low power consumption memory for premium smartphones and other leading IT applications.
Samsung ISOCELL HP3 CMOS image sensor – This advanced mobile sensor with a 1/1.4-inch optical format and 0.56 ㎛ pixel size for slimmer camera design has been honored in the Digital Imaging/Photography category. The ISOCELL HP3 has the smallest pixel technology in mobile cameras for greater design-friendliness and 200 megapixels for the most detailed images. Thanks to Tetra2pixel technology, pixels in size 1.12㎛ or 2.24㎛ work. As a result, more light information is recorded in low light and 8K video with minimal loss in the field of view. In addition, the ISOCELL HP3 can record autofocus information horizontally and vertically, thanks to Super QPD technology.
Samsung W920+RF 6550 Next Gen Enhancement for Wearables – The Exynos W920 system on a chip (SoC) and the Exynos RF 6550 connectivity solution together form a tandem offering that has been recognized in the Wearable Technologies category. Manufactured with a 5-nanometer (nm) Extreme Ultra-Violet (EUV) process, the Exynos W920 processor includes an LTE modem and delivers the performance required by the latest portable devices with a powerful GPU and dual core CPU. The included RF 6550 chip, built on a 28nm process, integrates reliable Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and GNSS connectivity into the Exynos W920 design.
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