January 7, 2013
Mandalay bay ballroom B
As every CES does the line for the Samsung press conference
started about 4 hours before they began.
We got there around 12:30pm and there were at least 300 people in front
of us, hopefully they planned it well, because about 200 more have already
arrived by 1pm I guess only time will
tell if we make it inside or not, and the verdict is?.WE MADE IT!!!
Discover the world of possibilities is displayed on the
screen as inspirational music takes us to the introduction of Boo-Keun Yoo
president of Samsun electronics. He
spoke about moving mountains in the past with innovations and they will
continue in the future. Samsung
understands consumers and their inspirations therefore are able to create
entire new experiences, this year they want to help, and delight people. Since consumers have so many choices, they
want to minimize what you need to interface with your devices. Samsung evolution kit will be introduced,
these are TV's that grow with your family, it can become a timeless TV. The same is being done with home appliances,
and now connecting them all using your mobile phones. All products are earlier and more convenient
Tim Baxter president of Samsung electronics America, he
asked the questions, is it possible for technology to know me? Samsung has shown growth in the past due to
understanding consumers. Some trends
lead, apps, connectivity, intuitive devices and mobile devices. Samsung does this by providing many different
devices to help every time of consumer. A
great new addition is is content recommendation; your devices will get to know
you as you interact with them. Samsung
LED f8000 is Samsungs latest and greatest.
Thinner profile, under a quarter inch it will go as large as 75" and the
greatest picture quality. HEVC new video
quality all wraps up to a Vxperience. This
TV has a quad core processor, allowing you to multitask, surf the web, view TV
and more. I t will have S recommendation
and voice commands and it evens replies.
The new smart hub has 5 panels organized by apps, what's on TV, Social,
Pictures/ music etc. very similar to a
windows 8 interface.
Joe Stinziano EVP of Samsung America, the new smart hub
features On TV, what's on TV right now, S recommendation can give you time
specific content. Movies and TV shows is where you can find on
demand, video streaming features. The
next panel is photos, videos and music which allows you to use hand and voice
gestures. Social panel has Skype,
Facebook etc. The last panel is for
applications simply called apps.
T-commerce will allow you to shop what your favorite TV stars are
The evolution kit is a brain transplant on your TV; you can
use this on older sets to bring the 2013 features to life, the speed and power
of quad core on any TV.
Samsung is also releasing a new 55" OLED TV, with a new
feature called multi-view. 2 people can
watch their own show at the same time, with speakers built in to th e glasses
Samsung ultra HD TV was also showcased, 85" with a timeless
gallery design, the screen floats within
the frame. 4 times the pixel as a
regular led. Speakers are built into the
frame. HD can be polished to ultra HD.
Home appliances have been reinvented as well, with not only
connectivity but things such as cooking 2 meals in 1 oven. The T9000 refrigerator has a built in LCD
screen, sleek design and largest capacity French door refrigerator. The LCD allows you to use it as a baby
monitor, recipe maker or just leave someone a note.
Senior VP Michael Abari, asked if we can add a new dimension
to photography? The answer is yes, smart
camera 2.0. Easy and fast sharing, you
can download n app on your phone that will allow you to take a picture and
download it to your phone. The NX 300 is
a smart camera with amoled 3.31, touch and tilt display. The worlds 1st single lense 3d
system was also showcased. A new 4G galaxy note 10.1 will be released for
Other releases include full HD in the series 9 pcs. The Samsung series 7 Chronos all has a quad
core performance, extremely thin with an extremely long battery life. The
Series 7 ultra, is small enough to take with you and it will last you on
from NY to Paris. Touch is available in
most devices since more than half are touch enabled. Such as the new touch monitor with 10 point
touch display, the series 7 touch also
has a great tilt for ease of use.
Samsung is looking to take over the world of B2B with SAFE
Samsung for enterprise, with great things such as VPN, apps etc for
android. So now you can have the
greatest not just in personal but business use.