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Samsung MarketLink

July 17, 2014

An Opportunity to Partner with:


Samsung Electronics is a global leader in technology, opening new possibilities for people everywhere. Through relentless innovation and discovery, we are transforming the worlds of televisions, smartphones, personal computers, printers, cameras, home appliances, LTE systems, medical devices, semiconductors and LED solutions. We employ 286,000 people across 80 countries with annual sales exceeding US $217 billion.

Open Innovation Center (OIC) is a recently launched Samsung Electronics organization based in Silicon Valley, CA. OIC’s mission is to incubate and build world class software and service capabilities. OIC is active in four primary areas:

  • Investments in and acquisitions of early stage technology startups
  • Incubation and prototyping of software services for Samsung devices
  • Strategic partnerships with leading media and tech companies
  • Collaboration with entrepreneurs, startups and developers to foster development for Samsung cross-device ecosystem

Bringing together Samsung Electronic’s substantial resources with the Silicon Valley’s top talents, OIC will create and develop digital technologies that will power hundreds of millions of devices and impact consumers on a global basis.

Take advantage of this exciting CommNexus MarketLink opportunity to partner with Samsung!


Applications Are Now Closed. 

Areas of Interest:

  • Wearables:
    – Fitness/activity tracking

    • Algorithms for sensor data
    • Analytics & recommendations

    – Messaging & notification platform
    – Games
    – Content/Media
    – New use cases

  • Digital Health:
    – Chronic disease management
    – Remote patient monitoring
    – Fitness/Kinesiology
    – Environment monitoring
    – Nutrition & diet
    – Sleep management
    – Mental health
    – Health data platform, analytics, and recommendation/coaching
    – Health information dashboard UI and UX
    – Health content & media
  • Media/Other Next-Gen Video experiences:
    – Video analytics
    – ACR or viewing-pattern analysis
    – Tele-presence or advanced video conferencing technology
    – UHD streaming
    – Virtual reality software & tools (and next-gen devices)
  • Connected Home Applications:
    – Open source software platforms
    – Automation – home control through smart device/cloud of appliances, HVAC, mechanical, electricity, entertainment, lighting, security (locks/garage)
    – Energy Efficiency – home based energy management, smart grid
    – Security – user services
    – Communication Protocols (open source/M2M)
  • Intelligence/Big-Data Applications:
    – Recommendation engines, Al
    – Contextual apps and services/contextual awareness
    – Proximity-based services
  • Mobile Enterprise:
    – Cloud
    – Enterprise collaboration tools & services
    – Security



Mark Bonham, Strategic Acquisitions Associate, Samsung Global Innovation Center

Todd Graves, Senior Director of Strategic Acquisitions, Samsung Global Innovation Center

Patrick Chen, Partnerships, Samsung Global Innovation Center

About MarketLink

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September 25-26, 2014


Duane Morris: 750 B. Street #2900, San Diego, CA 92101





Applications Are Now Closed

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July 17, 2014
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