Samsung Family Hub Fridge: where IoT and payments meet

Friday 8 January 2016 | 12:41 CET | Author: Marion ter Welle | Background
From May 2016 onwards American consumers can purchase the Samsung Family Hub refrigerator, allowing them to order groceries from their fridge door. It was developed in partnership with Mastercard which in November 2015 set up a special program to integrate Internet of Things (IoT) and payments. Samsung and Mastercard weren't the first ones to combine the two as for example Paypal had already developed an app which is integrated into a smartwatch. It is likely that with the range of devices connected continuing to grow, the number of devices enabling payment will also increase.

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