School students across America have been coming up with creative solutions to real-life issues affecting their communities through Samsung's Solve for Tomorrow contest which encourages active participation in the STEM subjects of science, technology, engineering and math. So come take a closer look at the innovative ideas from the five winning schools for 2015.
What drives designers at Samsung to deliver meaningful designs to the users all around the globe? What is their fundamental goal of making many products and solutions more innovative and meaningful? Last week, we introduced you to our designers in the U.S., Europe and India who continue to make the effort to bring not only technological, but also humane values to our everyday lives. Continuing from our previous story, let’s find out what meaningful design is to other Samsung designers located in the Asian region – China, Japan and Korea.
Hello, I’m Tess Ariotti from Samsung Electronics Australia (SEAU), who previously introduced you to our corporate social responsibility program, “Out There, the Australian Ballet in Schools.” Recently, I was lucky enough to work with the Sydney Opera House creating the digital-learning app, A Quest to Stop the Mischief-Making Opera Ghost, for Year 3 and 4 students who visit the Sydney Opera House on school excursions. As part of Samsung's new regional Corporate Citizenship program "Culture.Connect" for the South East Asian region, the app aims to connect generations and communities through a celebration of culture and heritage using technology.
Over the last 40 years, designers at Samsung Electronics have been pondering unique designs that can make our daily lives more meaningful. What is ‘meaningful’ to designers at Samsung? What are their personal beliefs and principles as they continue innovating designs for various new products and services?
The Samsung Design Website has recently featured interesting video interviews from Samsung designers in different cultures and regions, and we would like to share some highlights of what they think about makes a meaningful design.
Although Samsung C&T is well known for building skyscrapers, it's also been building closer ties to communities in Thailand and throughout Asia. It recently began a project to upgrade facilities at a vocational training school near Bangkok. The company will construct and renovate learning facilities, while also developing curriculum to ensure that students have the necessary technical skills to find employment.
People around the world are being encouraged to step up and contribute to a worthy cause in Africa – just by walking. It is all part of a global walkathon led by Samsung Electronics to build Solar Powered Internet Schools. By downloading a smartphone pedometer app, every step taken will bring you one step closer to helping students in the region. So the more you walk, the more you can help.
Thanks to rising interest in the Internet of Things (IoT), many of us are wondering what this technological world of the future will be like. Drawing on this pursuit of forward-looking innovation as its inspiration, our Samsung Electronics affiliate has created imagery to visually represent the IoT world in its display at this month's Milan Furniture Fair 2015 in Italy with the theme "Embrace: Sensorial Experience."
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