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Samsung Electronics announced the global launch of The Wall Luxury at InfoComm 2019 in Orlando, Florida. The latest version of The Wall, Samsung’s bespoke modular Micro LED screen can be custom-tailored to any size and aspect ratio enhancing the interior of the living space. The Wall Luxury brings a new level of immersive viewing and ensures that consumers can experience this superior picture quality in the comfort of their own homes.
Additionally, InfoComm 2019 attendees can experience Samsung’s other latest display innovations including MagicINFO 7 with AI-Based Analytics Solution, the new Flip 65’’ and QLED 8K signage.
The Wall Luxury: See the Greatness from the Comfort of your Home
Samsung is introducing its luxury version of The Wall, the ground-breaking Micro LED, large-format modular display. Ideal for even the brightest areas of the luxury residential space, The Wall Luxury is configurable and customizable to a variety of sizes and ratios from 73” in 2K definition, to 292” in 8K definition. With a depth less than 30mm, the slim, bezel-less infinity design along with customizable décor frames allows the display to blend seamlessly into its surroundings, ensuring no disruption to the desired ambience of its environment.
Available globally starting July 2019, The Wall Luxury offers a new user interface and experience. Based on research into the lifestyles of target consumers and their preferences, the new luxury model goes beyond just image quality and provides a personalized user experience. A customizable décor frame enhances the display and ensures it fits any luxury space. Thanks to the 100,000-hour lifetime of its self-emitting diodes, The Wall is designed to never turn off, but to change into a digital canvas best matching the owner`s interior needs and personal mood. When the screen is not used, the Ambient Mode can display a variety of curated art from paintings, photographs and video art to customizable pictures with digital frames – that best suit the homeowner’s tastes.
The Wall Luxury is also equipped with the AI picture quality engine, Quantum Processor Flex. This delivers optimized picture quality scene-by-scene, regardless of the original source format. Quantum Processor Flex is a machine learning-based picture quality engine that analyzes millions of image data to automatically calibrate the original low resolution according to the modular screen resolution.
Whether viewing a classic movie, an anticipated sporting event or the latest console game, AI upscaling, Quantum HDR technology peak brightness of 2,000 nits and 120Hz video rate provide a rich and superior visual experience that is second-to-none. To complement the display’s visuals, Samsung has partnered with industry-leading home entertainment and automation providers. These include Harman Luxury Audio and Steinway Lyngdorf for audio solutions; Control4, Crestron and Savant for home automation solutions; and Domotz, Ihiji and OrvC for remote monitoring capabilities.
“Throughout the last twelve months, we’ve closely monitored interior design and technology trends to shape the product planning and development of The Wall Luxury,” said Seog-gi Kim, Executive Vice President of Visual Display Business at Samsung Electronics. “We set out to create a product unlike anything else – matching the lifestyle and taste of those looking for the most exclusive and premium visual experiences in their homes.”
MagicINFO 7 with AI-Based Analytics: Turning Signage into Insights
Samsung’s MagicINFO 7 is a powerful content and device management solution for all types of smart signage, allowing businesses to conveniently create, schedule and play content across a signage network while delivering informative business insights through real-time integrated data collection and analysis. It is an all-inclusive platform that can meet all business requirements.
The commercial display market is changing rapidly, and many businesses require adaptive content. MagicINFO Analytics, powered by Brightics AI, turns the displays into a platform to deliver business insights. It allows users to optimize and automate store promotions and campaigns based on real-time integrated data. Using MagicINFO Analytics, marketers can analyze big data and in-store customer behavior to display the most relevant content customized for customers’ needs. MagicINFO Analytics also delivers meaningful performance reports allowing retail managers and marketers to better understand promotion results, informing future marketing campaigns.
At InfoComm 2019, Samsung has created a dedicated market-inspired space to showcase the many features and benefits of the powerful MagicINFO analytics solution. At the booth, Rule Manager, Behavior Sensing and Brightics AI tools enable the solution’s contextual marketing, traffic analysis, customized modeling and analysis capabilities. MagicINFO 7 supports all of Samsung’s smart signage products and beginning in 2019, will be embedded in its industry-leading QLED 8K signage — meaning all users will benefit from the full impact of this advanced technology, ultimately improving customer engagement while saving time and money.
New 2019 Flip 65’’: Digital Flipchart for Enhanced Collaboration
Expanding on the success of the 55” model, the new Flip 65” is the latest addition to Samsung’s portfolio of digital flipcharts, offering greater collaboration capabilities in an easy to navigate display. First unveiled at InfoComm 2019 and available globally from July, the 65” model provides a host of new features and is the world’s fastest interactive touch display – allowing teams to work smarter, faster and more efficiently.
The bigger 65-inch screen expands the usability of the display and is an ideal solution for large meeting rooms and classroom requiring a larger display. For this model, Samsung has introduced the No Gap Wall Mount, removing any unnecessary space between the product and the wall, meaning it is aesthetically appealing no matter the angle.
Samsung is now offering an advanced digital experience, truly making the move from analog to digital. Note Layer and Merge to Roll features create a completely interactive whiteboard, while Brush mode recognizes a wide range of pen thicknesses, ensuring users can produce the images they are looking for at just the stroke of a brush with the same smooth feel as a real paintbrush. Water and oil painting modes allow different styles and textures, while color mixing capabilities let users access a full, vibrant color palette. Finally, advanced technical capabilities such as connection to the cloud and popular cloud collaboration tools including Office365, OneDrive and Remote Desktop1 as well as remote management allow users to take collaboration beyond the Flip and empower employees across multiple locations.
Also announced at InfoComm 2019, Samsung and Cisco have unveiled the next phase of their strategic partnership to improve modern workplace collaboration. By integrating Samsung’s superior 4K UHD SMART signage QMR Series with the Cisco Webex Room Kit Mini, groups and teams that are spread out across different locations can communicate over video and encounter a high-quality experience. The combination also provides a plug and play experience that is designed and optimized for smaller huddle spaces of three to six people, a true “Huddle in a box” solution. Additionally, Samsung’s new Flip 65” is the first interactive display that will be incorporated into Cisco’s upgraded version of the Webex Room Kit Series that is scheduled for release later this year. The combination will enable Webex co-creation on Samsung Flip 65” and expand from in-room ideation to two-way whiteboarding for teams located anywhere across the globe.
“The partnership between global leaders Cisco and Samsung will transform the workplace,” says Sri Srinivasan, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Webex Devices at Cisco. “Samsung’s visual display technology is second to none., Integrating these displays with Cisco’s Webex Room Kit Series will change the meeting room experience for distributed teams, whether they are gathering in huddle spaces or co-creating.”
“Collaboration is at the heart of any great business and our partnership with Cisco, the leader in telepresence and networking technology, will allow us to transform workspaces,” said Hyesung Ha, Senior Vice President of Visual Display Business at Samsung Electronics. “We look forward to working with Cisco to continually innovate the way businesses collaborate.”
QLED 8K Signage: The Market’s Highest Resolution Signage Launching Globally in Q3
Following the unveiling of the 82” QLED 8K Signage at ISE 2019 in Amsterdam, Samsung is today announcing the global availability of the display and an expanded portfolio, unveiling the 98” model. Both models will be available worldwide beginning Q3 of this year. Samsung’s QLED 8K combines the market’s highest resolution with artificial intelligence-enabled upscaling technology powered by Quantum processor in 8K. This means content can be produced at a lower cost and in lower resolution but can still be displayed in 8K quality. The brilliant picture quality, with 100% color volume and peak brightness up to 4,000 nits, brings every detail to life attracting customer attention. All in a slim, minimal design that seamlessly fits into any customer environment in portrait or landscape mode, QLED 8K Signage offers a new level of visual impact for businesses.―TVJ Bureau