Through partnership with RACV.
Samsung Electronics Australia and RACV have confirmed availability of smart home offering SmartThings, across Australia. Samsung SmartThings can turn homes into a smart home by helping to wirelessly connect a range of compatible smart devices, including home appliances, TVs, audio systems, smartphones, tablets and more.
While expanding distribution across Australia, RACV is also offering customers in the Melbourne metro area the option of professional installation to help Victorian customers get the most out of the new RACV Smart Home Starter Kit.
Through the combination of the SmartThings mobile app and SmartThings Wi-Fi hub, Australians just about anywhere in the country will be able to easily manage connected devices around the home as well as compatible voice assistant services.
Samsung’s Eric Chou with RACV’s Nicole Brasz
Samsung Electronics Australia head of category management – IT and mobile, Eric Chou commented, “Samsung continues to invest in delivering technology to Australians that offers a simple and easy way to help manage their daily lives and households through offerings like SmartThings. The benefit of SmartThings and Samsung’s growing portfolio of connected products is that they can operate and integrate with a range of compatible products from other brands. Our goal is to help our customers utilise connected technology to empower them to do more, in addition to making things easy.”
RACV home executive general manager, Nicole Brasz said, “After experiencing strong demand and positive feedback since the launch in December 2018, we are delighted to offer the Smart Home Starter Kit Australia-wide exclusively through RACV. The national distribution marks another significant step toward creating a more seamless connected future in more homes through the SmartThings platform experience. We are thrilled to provide more people with a unique product to help make their homes more efficient and their lives easier.”
The RACV Smart Home Starter Kit is available Australia-wide from RACV as a self-installed offer for $299 + $13.50 postage and handling. Australians can request a Smart Home Starter Kit at racv.com.au/smartthings.
Those in the Melbourne Metro area (postcodes 3000-3210) can also choose to purchase the RACV Smart Home Starter Kit and installation by a trusted RACV smart home expert for $378. Both options include: one SmartThings Wi-Fi hub, two SmartThings multipurpose sensors and three SmartThings motion sensors.