Samsung’s SmartThings Tracker uses LTE to find your misplaced items

Samsung is releasing a SmartThings tracker that’s powered by LTE-M (instead of Bluetooth) to help you find stuff. The cellular network allows it to be used for real-time location tracking for your pets and kids as well as misplaced items. The power button on the tracker, when pressed twice, will send its location through the SmartThings app, and there’s also an option to send an SOS.

The tracker is compatible with other Samsung SmartThings devices so it can be used in conjunction with other smart home products like lights, thermostats, and security cameras. For example, you can use the tracker as an arrival sensor, which will trigger lights to turn on when the device is in range. You can also use it for geofencing areas that will…

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