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Company Overview of Samsung Electronics America, Inc.

Company Overview

Samsung Electronics America, Inc. supplies consumer electronics and digital products in the United States. The company operates through two divisions, Consumer Business Division and Enterprise Business Division. The Consumer Business Division offers a range of digital products for the home and personal use, including LEDs and plasma TVs, home theater systems, camcorders, refrigerators, washers and dryers, ranges, dishwashers, microwave ovens, and vacuums. The Enterprise Business Division provides a range of technology products and solutions, such as LFDs, monitors, mobile computing products, color and mono laser printers and copiers, solid state drives, set top boxes, and virtual desktop inf...

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Key Executives for Samsung Electronics America, Inc.

President and Chief Operating Officer
Chief Executive Officer of Samsung Electronics North America and President of Samsung Electronics North America
Age: 73
President of Information Technology Division
Co-President of Consumer Electronics Division
Vice President and General Counsel
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

Samsung Electronics America, Inc. Key Developments

Samsung Electronics America, Inc. Expands Windows 10 Portfolio with the Availability of the New Galaxy TabPro S and Notebook 9 Line

Samsung Electronics America, Inc. announced availability of the Galaxy TabPro S, a two-in-one device created specifically for on-the-go consumers and mobile professionals. The powerful, sleek TabPro S which runs Windows 10, and features an Intel Core m3 processor will be available beginning March 18, 2016 starting at $899.99 with a full-size ergonomic keyboard with trackpad. The Galaxy TabPro S with Windows10 provides true mobile business productivity with its full-size ergonomic keyboard with trackpad, 12-inch Super AMOLED display, a long-lasting 10.5 hour battery, Adaptive Fast-Charging and a streamlined, compact tablet form factor. Windows 10, which is off to the great start in Windows history, offers innovative features such as Cortana, a personal digital assistant; Microsoft Edge, designed to deliver a better web experience; and streaming Xbox One game content to Windows PCs. Galaxy TabPro S features include: Super AMOLED display: The first of its kind for Windows, the lightweight, power-efficient 12-inch AMOLED display allows users to work efficiently and enjoy entertainment with unprecedented clarity and color accuracy. The Galaxy TabPro S features a multi-touch screen and deeper color contrast with more than 90% of natural tones, to show true-to-life colors and more precise details for a best-in-class viewing experience. Powerful PC performance - Bringing PC performance to a tablet, the Galaxy TabPro S runs Windows 10, the best yet from Microsoft. It combines an Intel® Core™ m3 processor with 4 GB RAM + 128 GB solid state drive so you’ll have the power to work and a faster, more reliable place to store data. Productivity anywhere - Working from anywhere is easier than ever - from home to work and everywhere in between. It comes with a full-size, detachable keyboard and integrated touchpad, one can do just about everything need to do on tablet, from polishing a presentation to writing a long email. Slim. Sleek. Stylish. Thin and light, the Galaxy TabPro S is designed with the sleek lines expect from Samsung. At 0.25 inches thin and weighing only 1.5 pounds, Galaxy TabPro S is designed to be easily carried around all day. For professionals in a number of industries, Windows 10 Professional meets the Galaxy experience with the TabPro S. Professionals can enjoy the productivity features and functionality of the Windows 10 operating system with the look and feel of Samsung’s Galaxy devices to support demanding mobile workforces in financial services, healthcare, retail and more. Windows 10 Professional also ensures compatibility with existing IT infrastructures. Additional accessories sold separately include a TabPro Pen, which provides a realistic pen experience for annotating, drawing and notetaking and a Multi-port Adapter (HDMI, USB Type A & C) that can increase at-the-desk productivity offering the ability to connect the device to an external display. In addition to the Galaxy TabPro S, Samsung’s Windows 10 portfolio includes the recently released Notebook 9 13-inch and Notebook 9 15-inch two new ultra-lightweight laptops in Samsung’s Notebook 9 line. They are available starting at $999.99 and $1,199.99, respectively. The new 13-inch and 15-inch Notebook 9 laptops, as well as the Notebook 9 [3] pro and Notebook 9 spin, offer sleek, durable designs with vibrant displays and powerful functionality, ideal for today’s mobile users. Notebook 9 highlights include: Thin, light and powerful: Both new Notebook 9s are engineered from aluminum and magnesium alloy for an incredibly light build. At only 1.9 pounds, the 13-inch notebook is the lightest in its class, while the 15-inch weighs less than 2.9 pounds. Whether on a flight or traveling between business meetings, the Notebook 9 won’t weigh users down. The Notebook 9 isalso efficient, with an ultra-fast 6thGen Intel Core i5 or i7 processor, combined with a solid state drive. Ideal for the busy consumer, the 13-inch lasts up to 10 hours on a single charge with the 15-inch lasting up to 12-hours, and with Fast Charging capabilities, it can recharge in about 90 minutes. Stunning displays: The devices feature an immersive Full HD LED backlighting display with wide viewing angles, and a 180-degree hinge for enhanced usability and content sharing. The unique low-reflective feature ensures brilliant viewing even in midday sunlight or dimly lit rooms. The micro-thin bezel on the 15-inch model maximizes the display, allowing for even more vibrant screen real estate without adding bulk to the overall build. First class security: For professionals, the 13.3-inch Notebook 9 can come equipped with Windows 10 Pro offering enterprise data protection against modern security threats. It also comes with BitLocker®, which uses a TPM microchip to help protect the system and user data and ensure the device is not tampered with, even if left unattended, lost, or stolen.

Six Flags and Samsung Partner to Launch First Virtual Reality Roller Coasters in North America

Six Flags Entertainment Corporation and Samsung Electronics America, Inc. announced a broad marketing partnership which appoints Samsung as the “Official Technology Partner” of the largest regional theme park company. The partnership includes the debut of ground-breaking experiences coming to nine Six Flags parks - North America’s first Virtual Reality (VR) Roller Coasters, using Samsung Gear VR powered by Oculus. In partnership with Samsung, Six Flags is taking its signature brand of thrills to the next level and beyond in fully immersive, virtual riding experiences using Samsung Gear VR. Some of Six Flags’ most popular coasters will be equipped to allow riders wearing Samsung Gear VR headsets to feel the heart-pumping adrenaline of steep drops, inverted loops and powerful twists and turns as gyros, accelerometers and proximity sensors synchronize all of the action in an incredibly realistic 360-degree virtual reality world.

Samsung Electronics America, Inc. Announces Opening of Samsung 837

Samsung Electronics America, Inc. announced the opening of Samsung 837 (@837nyc), cultural destination, digital playground and Marketing Center of Excellence, in the heart of the Meatpacking District of New York City. Open to the general public, the living lab and digital playground featuring numerous installations and touchpoints comprise three floors and include, a one-of-kind digital screen, auditorium seating for performances and special events, a Gallery featuring curated content experiences, a broadcast studio, and much more. The building is a creative expression of Samsung's brand and will serve as home for the marketing center of excellence, executive briefing center and a new customer care center designed to offer one-on-one service to Samsung owners. Samsung 837 also provides an opportunity for the public to experience Samsung technology, signature services and culture through special events. Samsung is partnering with its neighbors in the Meatpacking District, like the Whitney Museum of American Art, as well as, artists, scientists, thought leaders and others, driving culture to create compelling programming. The building will also serve the community as a center for supporting great causes. Samsung 837, An Experiential Playground: Blurring the lines between live and static experiences, Samsung 837 presents dynamic, immersive programming powered by technology that will continually evolve to reflect pop culture and important cultural moments such as awards shows, national sporting events, worldwide concert tours, and much more. Samsung 837 is a haven for unique, ongoing programming with interactive opportunities, including: Customer Care: Samsung Techies offer one-on-one, concierge-like service to help Samsung owners, and Samsung Guides lead workshops for new and existing users to learn how to get the most out of Samsung products and services. In addition, Guides are on hand to support the visitor journey through the space. Screen & Mainstage: Considered the multimedia display a giant digital screen is made from 96 55-inch visual displays, standing in front of a stadium-seating theater, and will be programmed with content ranging from live streams, demos and showcases, to panels and presentations, and screenings. The Gallery: A space that will feature regularly commissioned technology-based art installations. The launch will feature 'Social Galaxy,' a hyper immersive and mind-bending exploration of social identity by experiential design studio Black Egg. This installation brings new perspective to who the company is as individuals and social beings. VR Tunnel: A first of its kind immersive experience where attendees can 'step into' a virtual world and be transported anywhere. The experience will feature ongoing curated content around themes like travel, sports and family, or special events like festivals, sports and music, and demonstrations on Samsung's Gear VR including a 4D VR experience. Studio: The visually stunning, open radio, music and DJ studio, encased in a see-through cube, serves as an interactive hosting space for radio and podcast curators, DJ sets, live recordings, celebrity interviews and more. Kitchen: Experience a next-gen culinary environment with chef demonstrations of new Samsung technology, workshops and cooking showcases. Playroom: A dedicated space for family-friendly activities including classes and workshops, games, special events and activities, and a place where people can share their interests and engage with the environment. Consumers will also have the opportunity to create their own customized cases in the Playroom area. Living Room: Get cozy in this stress-free zone, where consumers can experience Samsung technology and signature services in a smart home environment, as well as enjoy hosted activities, and more. Cafe: Curated by Smorgasburg and featuring Stand Coffee, the Cafe features hot and cold beverages, breakfast and lunch selections, as well as a variety of sweet treats from purveyors of the popular food market. B2B Experience: A executive briefing center designed to deliver curated and customized experiences for the B2B community; providing the latest technologies and innovations to customers for use in solving real business problems with their own customers.

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