Samsung Announces New Apps to Deliver a Deeper, More Personalized Experience for Consumers

  Samsung Announces New Apps to Deliver a Deeper, More Personalized Experience
  for Consumers

  The industry’s most robust apps platform adds music and media apps to its
catalog for Samsung Smart TVs, Blu-Ray Players and Home Entertainment Systems*

Business Wire

RIDGEFIELD PARK, N.J. -- March 20, 2013

As consumers continue to seek out personalized content experiences, Samsung
Electronics America, today announced the availability of new apps that give
consumers the opportunity to discover and enjoy even more of the content they
love.

Samsung is taking a focused approach to expanding key areas of its content
library that allow consumers to take advantage of the rich video and audio
environment in the living room. As the Smart TV platform of choice for premium
content brands and application services, consumers can now access quality
streaming video and audio content at the click of a button.

“We have seen a growing demand for quality and diverse programs that reflect
the interests of all types of audiences, as well as for quality streaming
audio and video content,” said Eric Anderson, Vice President of Content and
Product Solutions at Samsung Electronics America, Inc. “This year, Samsung is
transforming the TV experience and bringing the ‘wow’ back to home
entertainment by allowing consumers to experience this new content on the
largest screen in the home.”

New apps that are available this spring include:

  *FOX NOW
    With the FOX NOW app, viewerswill now be able to enjoyon-demand access
    to their favorite FOX shows on any Samsung app-enabled device throughan
    easy-to-use Smart TV platform. Whether it’s The Following, Bones, New Girl
    or Hell’s Kitchen, a broad range of FOX content is available in a
    streaming format.Full episodes are free with your subscription to
    participating TV providers.

  *Spotify
    The award-winning digital music service brings its immense music catalog
    to the Samsung Smart TV platform. Spotify subscribers can access and
    listen to the full library of content at their convenience, through their
    TV speakers or home audio systems. With Samsung’s new TV Sound On feature,
    users can also easily direct the sound output from the TV to their audio
    system to enhance the audio quality.

  *Univision’s UVideos
    Univision’s UVideos, the first bilingual digital network, offers the best
    Univision daytime, primetime, and variety programming – all in one place
    and all on demand. From full novela episodes to behind the scenes clips,
    breaking news and the latest in sports, UVideos enables the audience to
    watch their favorite Univision shows at any time. Additionally, UVideos
    will offer “spoiler free social TV,” where viewers can enjoy Univision
    content and comment along with others on social media, as if they were
    watching the program LIVE.

Samsung Apps can be found on the redesigned Samsung Smart Hub platform, which
features intuitive controls and a one-of-a-kind user experience. Samsung’s
Smart Hub features five panels that give consumers the ability to navigate
through various sources and options, while managing all of their content in a
simple, easy-to-use platform.

For more information or to see a complete list of Samsung Apps that are
available, visit www.samsung.com/apps.

*Availability varies by model.

About Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is a global leader in consumer electronics and 
the  core components that go into them. Through relentless innovation and
discovery, we are transforming the worlds oftelevisions, smartphones,
personal computers, printers, cameras, home appliances, medical devices,
semiconductors and LED solutions. We employ 227,000 people across 75 countries
with annual sales exceeding US$143 billion. Our goal is opening new
possibilities for people everywhere. To discover more, please visit
www.samsung.com.

Contact:

Weber Shandwick for Samsung
Julia Gaynor (news)
212-445-8386
jgaynor@webershandwick.com
or
Michael Zema (product loans)
212-445-8181
mzema@webershandwick.com
 
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