Samsung say it is ‘ready to deliver an immersive home 3D experience’ – including 3D Ready 9000-series LED HD TVs – which it revealed at the 2010 CES technology showcase in Las Vegas.
Announcing what it described as a ‘complete 3D home ecosystem’, Samsung unveiled a range of devices designed for 3D entertainment, including HD TVs, Blu ray players, surround sound systems and 3D glasses.
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Samsung showcased the first-ever 3D Blu ray disc, the computer-animated movie Monsters vs Aliens at CES 2010.
Although there is relatively little 3D content available at present, Samsung claimed that its TV technology can effectively upscale standard 2D entertainment into convincing 3D.
Samsung 3D LED TVs boast ultra-slim designs
A third of Samsung’s upcoming LED TV range will be 3D-capable, the company announced. Leading the line will be the 9000-series LED TV.
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Barely 8mm thick – roughly the thickness of a pencil – the 9000-series will be the premium line of Samsung LED TVs. The 9000-series features a touchscreen remote control that lets you watch TV directly on the remote’s own screen.
As well as the premium 9000-series, Samsung will release the more affordable 8000- and 7000-series LED TVs later in 2010, though prices are yet to be confirmed.
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Samsung offers world’s first multi-device app store
Samsung revealed what it claims is the world’s first multi-device app store at CES 2010, hoping to cash in on the popularity of for devices such as .
The Samsung App Store allows you to download apps to be used on Samsung smartphones, TVs and Blu-ray players.
The Apps allow you to play games, check the local weather or sports reports can be downloaded directly to your TV or Blu-ray player as well as your mobile phone.
Crucially Samsung will allow these apps to be open to any developer, allowing for a huge diversity of app products available across Samsung devices.
The first wave of free apps will be available from the Samsung App Store in the spring, with premium paid apps to follow by summer.
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