South Korean tech giant Samsung has launched a new tracking device called Connect Tag, which uses narrowband network technology (NB-IoT, Cat.M1).
The Samsung Connect Tag will work with GPS, Wi-Fi-based positioning (WPS) and Cell ID. The device comes with a geo-fence feature that will notify the user’s chosen smart devices when he or she approaches. It has an on-demand feature by which you can request any Connect Tag’s location when desired, by pressing a button on the smartphone. Apart from this, it has a “send my location” function will send their current location to the user and also has periodic location notifications to keep a track by maintaining a location record.
Connect Tag comes with a ring that easily attaches so that it can be easily attached to bags, collars or key rings. The Connect Tag comes in compact 4.21 cm wide and 1.19 cm thick sized case. It comes with IP68 water and dustproof rating for durability and runs Tizen IoT operating system. It is backed by a 300mAh battery and can last for up to seven days on a single charge, according to Samsung.
Connect Tag will be showcased at the Samsung Developer Conference 2017 to be held on October 18-19 in San Francisco, United States. It will be available for purchase starting in Korea before expanding to select countries in the coming months.
Recently, Samsung announced the second price cut of its first smartphone to come with 6GB RAM, Galaxy C9 Pro. The handset is now available at Rs 29,990 — at Samsung website and e-commerce platforms such as Amazon and Flipkart — after a price cut of Rs 2,000.
Originally launched at Rs 36,900, the South Korean tech giant had slashed the price of the smartphone by Rs 5,000 back in June, after which it was available at Rs 31,900.