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April 26, 2015 5:44 AM ET


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, including Consumer Business Division and the 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 virtu...

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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: 72
President of Information Technology Division
Co-President of Consumer Electronics Division
Vice President and General Counsel
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Samsung Electronics America, Inc. Key Developments

Samsung Electronics America Announces the U.S. Availability of the WEA453e Access Point

Samsung Electronics America announced the U.S. availability of the WEA453e Access Point. The WEA453e is designed to complement Samsung’s current portfolio of indoor APs, allowing customers to extend a secure wireless experience outdoors at a competitive price. The WEA453e 802.11ac supports creating secure and seamless Wi-Fi connectivity in outdoor environments, including sports stadiums, resorts, golf courses, multi-family housing and universities, as well as extending in-building wireless networks to the parking lot or developing city-owned public Wi-Fi networks. The WEA453e was designed specifically for outdoor use. With a low profile (58mm) and lightweight (2.6kg), the access point is both easy to install and melds into a variety of settings. The WEA453e Wi-Fi connectivity, supports dual bands (2.4GHz/5GHz) with 3x3 Multi Input Multi Output (MIMO), delivering a data rate of up to 1.3 Gbps in 5GHz band. It is also equipped with 2 Gigabit Ethernet ports and 802.3at Power over Ethernet (POE) capabilities. The three-stream WEA453e 802.11ac access point supports more concurrent devices and higher throughput than single- and double-stream APs, making it ideal for high-density environments. It supports the latest 802.11ac ready devices, but is also backwards-compatible to support older devices with 802.11a/b/g/n standard. With three external antennas, the WEA453e has beamforming capabilities for directional signal transmission.

Samsung Electronics America Unveils its JS9500 Curved SUHD TV

Samsung Electronics America unveiled its JS9500 Curved SUHD TV at the Rainbow Room in New York on April 2, 2015. Samsung's Curved SUHD TVs will be available in the U.S. in April 2015, offering consumers dazzling color, stark contrasts and superb brightness with a breathtaking curved design for an incredible, immersive entertainment experience. Samsung’s JS9500 delivers new levels of color richness and picture quality to its proprietary nano-crystal technology and full array local-dimming LED backlight, drawing viewers into a sensational picture that is crisp, vivid and true-to-life on a cutting-edge curved screen. The immersive feeling that the TV induces is amplified by Samsung’s exclusive Auto Depth Enhancer, an algorithm that analyzes images across the display and automatically adjusts contrast for a greater sense of depth. Heightened levels of color are reached with Samsung’s PurColor™ technology, which replicates natural color as filmmakers and content creators originally envisioned, expressing more detailed shades that produces a picture quality that is unmatched in the industry. The new series of Samsung curved screens also come with the One Connect Box, which houses the essential “brains” of the TV and enables consumers to easily switch out the box in order to stay up to date on the most current UHD standards, making this line the industry’s only future-ready TVs. The Samsung JS9500 Curved SUHD TV Series starts at $6499.99 and is available in April.

Samsung Electronics America, Inc. Unveils HW-J8500, HW-J7500, HW-J6500, and HW-J6000 TV-Matching Curved Soundbars

Samsung Electronics America, Inc. unveiled its latest audio innovations with the release of the HW-J8500, HW-J7500, HW-J6500, and HW-J6000 TV-matching Curved Soundbars, optimally designed to complement Samsung's Curved TVs. The Samsung HW-J8500 Curved Soundbar comes with 350 watt output capabilities through 9.1 Ch discreet center and side speakers, and by projecting audio from three sides creates a wider listening field that effectively increases the sweet spot to ensure listeners seated anywhere in the room can fully enjoy the surround effect. The soundbar is built to support HD audio (192kHZ/24bit) and will also enable wireless connectivity with the TV SoundConnect feature. The HW-J8500 matches perfectly with Samsung’s 65- and 78-inch curved TVs and is available for purchase now, for a retail price of $1,299.99. Samsung’s HW-J7500 Curved Soundbar with Wireless Sub –Employing 320 watt output capability, 8.1 channel stereophonic sound, and a newly designed 7-inch wireless subwoofer, the HW-J7500 Curved Soundbar delivers rich and powerful sound that complements and enhances the home theater experience. The HW-J7500 is also compatible with Samsung’s Wireless Audio Multiroom ecosystem and can be used alone or in combination with other supporting Samsung home audio products to provide maximum listening options. The HW-J7500 pairs perfectly with Samsung’s 55- and 65- inch Curved TVs and is available for purchase now, for a retail price of $799.99. Samsung’s HW-J6500 Curved Soundbar with Wireless Sub –The HW-J6500 Curved Soundbar creates the ultimate home theater experience to its wireless active subwoofer, 6.1 channel output, and Surround Sound Expansion that expands the optimal listening area by elevating the height of the sound so that it is level with the TV. With Wireless Audio Multiroom functionality it connects seamlessly with other supporting Samsung products. The HW-J6500 Curved Soundbar pairs perfectly with Samsung’s 48- and 55- inch Curved TVs and will be available this month at a retail price of $549.99. Samsung’s HW-J6000 Curved Soundbar with Wireless Sub –The HW-J6000 Curved Soundbar employs the latest digital audio technology, as well as 6.1 Ch output to provide rich and lifelike sound that enhances the home theater experience. The HW-J6000 features a premium and elegant build that boasts a sleek design ensuring the soundbar looks as great as it sounds. With TV Sound Connect powered by Bluetooth the HW-J6000 easily connects to select Samsung TVs to immediately provide a gripping and enhanced viewing experience. The HW-J6000 matches seamlessly with Samsung’s 48- and 55- inch curved TVs and is available now at a retail price of $499.99.

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