Top-10 Tour Feature #7: Samsung MagicIWB (Booth 3343)

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Over this week, we’ll be previewing all the rAVe Top-10 Tour Winners. Each product highlighted, will be on rAVe’s 2nd Annual Top-10 Tour at InfoComm. The rAVe Top-10 Tour is NOT a “pay for play” tour or product preview (like MOST AV publications do). These 10 products were selected from over 70 submissions from InfoComm […]

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Samsung Offers Buy 10 and Get One Free SAMCAM 760

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Samsung Techwin America’s Electronic Imaging Division is offering the SAMCAM 760 with a ‘Buy 10 and Get 1 Free’ promotion until June 30th, 2013. All schools and districts are eligible, with a maximum of 25 free units allowed per school and/or district. Place your order with your preferred Samsung reseller and the free unit(s) will ship at the same time […]

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Is The Switch From Volume To Value Unanimous?

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Samsung has a regular spot at the IFA Global Press Conference, an opportunity to tease the world’s CE press before the IFA Show in September. This year, the big question the audience wanted answered was what Samsung would do in 4K2K. While flagship products such as 85” had been shown, the real question was what Samsung’s response to 4K2K products in real-world […]

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The Next Trend: Curvy OLEDs?

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Both Samsung and LG claim to have brought “the world’s first curved OLED TV” to CES 2013. The curved OLED TVs are both 55″ displays that appear concave when viewed from the front and even more bent from the sides. Apparently the shape improves on viewing angles, even if an over-enthusiastic Samsung PR describes it […]

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ALMO and Samsung Partner for U.S.’s Only Samsung Surface Training Roadshow

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Starting next week, Almo Professional A/V is bringing free certification training for the Samsung SUR40 40-inch HD Interactive Touch PC with Microsoft PixelSense to resellers, consultants and integrators across the country. The five-city training event kicks-off in Irvine, Calif., on Oct. 15 and runs as half-day morning and afternoon sessions. It features in-depth training from […]

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Samsung Techwin Intros Compact, HD Document Camera for $499

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Samsung Techwin America’s Electronic Imaging Division has announced the SDP-760, a budget-conscious document camera that outputs native HD (1920x1080p) at 30fps. Equipped with dual noise reduction technology, plus an 8x digital zoom lens, Samsung says the SDP-760 provides a clear, noise-less picture even in low-light environments. A a built-in single LED lamp is available when […]

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Samsung Kills Two Birds With One Stone With Smart Dual View OLED TV

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Samsung and LGE spent much of last year fighting over 3D technology, with LGE aggressively promoting its passive FPR (film patterned retarder), with claims that it was better than Samsung’s SG (shutter glass) 3D TV, as its FPR enables a flicker-free, light and cheap 3D TV solution compared to shutter glasses. Samsung counterattacked by highlighting […]

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A Review of ISE

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Sure, 80 percent of the attendees of this year’s ISE show in Amsterdam are European, but, it’s the sheer numbers of them that astounded me — and many others here at Integrated Systems Europe in February 2011. Literally almost 35,000 attendees scanned their badges as they walked into the 10 massive halls of AV exhibits […]

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Samsung Acquires Liquavista

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A few months after debuting its first flexible ePaper prototype displays, Liquavista BV (based in Eindhoven, The Netherlands, and spun out from Philips Research Labs in 2006) is being acquired by Samsung Electronics. Johan Feenstra is succeeding Guy Demuynck as the company CEO. A pioneer in ePaper technology (displays for e-readers, mobile phones, media players […]

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Samsung to Develop Ad Networks?

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What does a company with of $79 billion in sales last year (a 23 percent increase over the year before) really want? Well, Samsung is considering a plan to push interactive advertisements from other companies through Samsung’s phones and flat-screen TVs. Samsung’s new apps (similar to Apple’s store for its iPhone) lets consumers stream content […]

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Samsung To Debuts World’s Brightest Pico Projector – 30 Lumens!

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Weighing less than an iPhone, Samsung’s first Pico LED projector, the H03, will feature 30 ANSI brightness in a lightweight, fairly cool looking design – but it’s not official, yet. Samsungs says the H03 has been designed to provide the world’s brightest pico display solution with an “ultra-efficient” LED lamp that gives more than 30,000 […]

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New Samsung TVs Feature Silicon Image’s InstaPort

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Samsung’s new flagship line of 3D LED/LCD TVs is featuring Silicon Image’s enhanced InstaPort S single-second switching technology. InstaPort S-enabled HDTVs will work with any HDMI-connected source and is designed to significantly reduce the four to seven-second delay that typically occurs when switching between HDMI-enabled devices connected to a TV – a MAJOR flaw in […]

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Sony, Toshiba, Samsung and Nokia Launch New HD Standard for Portable Devices

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Nokia Corporation, Samsung Electronics, Silicon Image, Sony Corporation and Toshiba Corporation last week formed MHL (Mobile High-Definition Link) Consortium to develop a new mobile audio/video interface standard for directly connecting mobile phones and other portable consumer electronics (CE) devices to high-definition televisions (HDTVs) and displays.  The MHL standard features a single cable with a low […]

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Heavyweights to Hammer out Standard for Wireless Multi-Room Media Delivery

AMIMON, Hitachi, Motorola, Samsung, Sharp and Sony banded together to form a special interest group to develop a new industry standard for multi-room audio, video and control using Wireless Home Digital Interface (WHDI) technology. They even say they’ll have it done by year’s end. The consortium points to the WHDI video-modem‘s ability to operate in […]

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Samsung Announces 70-Inch LCD

Samsung says the company developed a 70-inch LCD HDTV panel, which bests the current largest size of 65 inches (Sharp). Samsung will show this display for the first time at the International Meeting on Information Displays (IMID) 2006, which will open in Daegu, Korea on August 23. The company says this high definition panel has […]

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