Today during its event at CES 2013, Samsung has announced a new series of large 60+ inch HD TVs, featuring personalized content recommendations via its S-Recommendation technology, improved voice and gesture control and a redesigned Smart Hub.
It’s noteworthy that these new features will be available across a variety of display types, including LED, OLED, Ultra High Definition (UHD) and Plasma.
More on Samsung’s S-Recommendation feature:
Available on Samsung 2013 Smart TVs, home theater and Blu-ray players, S-Recommendation checks preferred content across various services including broadcast TV, streaming video on demand content, applications, social content and locally-stored content from personal devices to ensure there is always something to watch.
Samsung touts that its Gesture Control is now abile to recognize “more natural movements, with two-handed gestures and better viewing environment flexibility.” The company claims its voice controls have been enhanced as well, allow viewers to “use everyday language –to command the TV.”
Samsung went on to brag that its TV line has already won six CES 2013 Innovation Awards.
Boo Keun Yoon detailed that Samsung believes people want more content, a wide range of devices and device sizes and that 80% of consumers want TVs that can be updated. He claims that Samsung has created TVs that grow with your family.
This news follows analyst projections that Samsung will grow its smartphone sales 35% in 2013, increasing its lead over Apple. The company also recently announced a new Series 7 15″ touchscreen laptop and a 13″ Ultrabook, ahead of its CES presentation.
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