Samsung introduced ‘Remote Access’ for 2019’s Smart TVs, providing on-screen control over connected devices

With Galaxy Note 9 Samsung introduced remote features using the S-Pen and now the company has embedded the same feature in its 2019’s Smart TVs but in a different manner.

Samsung has just announced ‘Remote Access’ for its upcoming Smart TV lineups starting from 2019. This feature comes with wireless connectivity for PCs, tablets, and smartphones. Allowing users to remotely control compatible programs and apps through their Samsung Smart TV directly into the connected device.

The Remote Access also supports input device including Mouse and Keyboard, which makes it easier to navigate while connected to a PC other devices without an additional cable.

“Users can remotely access a PC in their room through the TV in their living room to perform various tasks including surfing the web or playing games from their TV’s screen using a connected keyboard and mouse.”

Additionally, with the help of web browser-based cloud office service, users can also fetch their files and work documents right into their Smart TVs through Remote Access.

Samsung said the Remote Access can be used anywhere in the world, which is based on VMware Horizon, a Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) solution brought by Samsung and its partner VMware, an industry leading provider of cloud computing and platform virtualization software and services across the globe.

The remote access features are secured by Samsung’s proprietary security solution ‘Knox’ that is supported with regular firmware updates for continuous protection.

Samsung said, “We will continue to collaborate with our partners to expand the compatibility of Remote Access and provide more services to our users.”

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