Samsung Electronics Expands Its Galaxy Upcycling Program to Enable Consumers to Repurpose Galaxy Smartphones Into Smart Home Devices
The initiative promotes upcycling old electronics as a creative solution to combat electronic waste and provides convenience for consumers in everyday life
Samsung Electronics announced the expansion of its Galaxy Upcycling program with Galaxy Upcycling at Home, an initiative that gives new life to older Galaxy smartphones by converting them into a variety of IoT (Internet of Things) devices through a simple software update. Samsung has implemented the beta service for Galaxy Upcycling at Home in the US, the UK and Korea1 today.
Make Any Home a Smart Home
The Galaxy Upcycling at Home program provides enhanced sound and light-control features, by repurposing built-in sensors.
Shaping a Sustainable Future with Repurposed Technology
We created Galaxy Upcycling at Home to enable more people to repurpose their old devices into useful tools, allowing both Samsung and our users to be mindful of the impact we have on the environment, said Sung-Koo Kim, VP of the Sustainability Management Office, Mobile Communications Business at Samsung Electronics.
Apr 22, 2021 at 14:18