Samsung just announced an interesting new feature that will appear in the lineup Smart TV 2019. Duplicated just “Remote access”, This feature allows you to wirelessly connect to your PC, tablet or smartphone. If you are interested in using this feature on your PC, you may be happy to know that you can connect the keyboard and mouse to Samsung Smart TV for complete control.
“Thanks to remote access, consumers can easily access various programs, applications and cloud services installed on several connected devices directly from the TV screen,” said Heogun Lee, executive vice president of visualization business at Samsung Electronics.
The company claims that without the need for an HDMI connection, you can control your on-screen content and do things such as surf the Internet or play games on the big screen TV in the living room. In another sentence, Samsung alludes to some limitations, since remote access works with “compatible programs and applications”. with an emphasis on the word “compatible”.
Video: Samsung Smart Tv Remote Access
In addition, remote access can provide a cloud-based office service based on a web browser. Thus, users can access files and work with documents stored in cloud services directly on their Smart TVs.
Remote access technology belongs to the renowned virtualization software company VMWare, a subsidiary of Dell. Samsung explains that you can connect its new Smart TV 2019 to your PC, laptop or mobile device anywhere in the world thanks to VMware Horizon, a Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) solution. VMWare has a dedicated page for its latest Horizon 7 product, which is probably closely related to Samsung’s remote access.
With any such connection, security is very important, and Samsung has integrated its patented Knox security technology into remote access functions to make it as secure as possible. Samsung and VMWare promise to continue working together to develop intuitive and productive user interfaces for remote work scenarios.
We expect to hear and see more about Remote Access, hopefully with some demos, at CES 2019 next month.