Samsung, Foxconn back a very ambitious wireless transfer technology, still in development

Samsung logoWith technology becoming slimmer and lighter, all the while packing more and neater features and hardware, the need for ports and dongles is becoming a growing pain in everyone's side. Manufacturers, obviously, push for fewer ports so that they can free up physical space in their devices, and look for wireless solutions, often forcing the future upon the users with a courageous decision or two. This wouldn't be such a problem if wireless connectivity was fast, stable, and easy, right?

Well, a company called Keyssa is working on a new tech standard for wireless transfers, called Kiss. The name comes from the very simple action required to start a transfer — just have the two devices “kiss” (touch) each other. Yes, that does sound like NFC-initiated Bluetooth transfers that we've had for ages. But Kiss is blowing our minds with the promise that it would be able to transfer huge amounts of data (an HD movie) in seconds.

Samsung, Foxconn back a very ambitious wireless transfer technology, still in development

Keyssa's concept is to have Kiss connectors on all devices — from smartphones to PCs, to TVs. You'd be able to either transfer a file from one device's storage to another or directly stream video from a device to your TV, just by touching them.

Sounds too good to be true? Well, the tech is probably not ready for prime time yet. However, Samsung and Foxconn have jumped in and are backing the Kiss project up, so it's probably not just an empty promise, too.

Sammy and Foxconn are mainly interested in the mobile phone application of the tech, but Keyssa also works with Intel on developing better latch connectors for the 2-in-1 laptop-tablet hybrids that have been growing popular as of late.

Source: phoneArena

Tags: Samsung, technologies

Add comment

Your name:
Sign in with:
Your comment:

Enter code:

E-mail (not required)
E-mail will not be disclosed to the third party

Last news

Is this an error or it is really happening?
The proposed topic and architecture was originally presented to the JPEG Committee in 2016
The rest of the specs as seen on Geekbench include 8GB of RAM
Samsung is likely to be made official in February at next year's Mobile World Congress in Barcelona
Lumia 950 XL shown running Windows 10 on ARM
The company has studied such an option in the past
The Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) Review
The evolution of the successful smartphone, now with a waterproof body and USB Type-C
February 7, 2017 /
Samsung Galaxy TabPro S - a tablet with the Windows-keyboard
The first Windows-tablet with the 12-inch display Super AMOLED
June 7, 2016 /
Keyboards for iOS
Ten iOS keyboards review
July 18, 2015 /
Samsung E1200 Mobile Phone Review
A cheap phone with a good screen
March 8, 2015 / 4
Creative Sound Blaster Z sound card review
Good sound for those who are not satisfied with the onboard solution
September 25, 2014 / 2
Samsung Galaxy Gear: Smartwatch at High Price
The first smartwatch from Samsung - almost a smartphone with a small body
December 19, 2013 /

News Archive



Do you use microSD card with your phone?
or leave your own version in comments (10)