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Toshiba Unveils Second Generation UltraHD TV Series

January 8, 2013

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — CES 2013, LVCC Central Hall Booth #10926 – Toshiba’s Digital Products Division (DPD), a division of Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., today announced the L9300 Series of 4K Ultra HD TVs. Featuring four times the resolution of today’s 1080p full HD TVs, the new Toshiba L9300 Series TVs deliver the ultimate viewing experience for movies, TV shows, video games, photo viewing and PC applications. Powered by Toshiba’s proprietary CEVO 4K Quad+Dual Core Processor, L9300 Series TVs deliver the highest quality UltraHD image processing, including Resolution Restoration to restore clean near UltraHD image quality from less than 4K content, Color Gamut Enhancement to create color intensity that matches the resolution impact and Surface Brilliance Enhancement that brings images to life like never before.

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“Ultra HD represents the new pinnacle of home theater image quality and Toshiba is already leading the way in this new and important TV category,” said Scott Ramirez, vice president of product marketing and development, Toshiba America Information Systems, Digital Products Division. “Clearly, the best image processing will create the best picture quality and Toshiba has the advantage of introducing its second generation UltraHD processing in 2013 with the advanced CEVO 4K Quad+Dual Core Processor. Toshiba’s L9300 Series models with Ultra HD, CEVO 4K, 3D and new Cloud TV functionality create the perfect centerpiece for anyone interested in creating the ultimate home theater.”

Featuring a new design that is modern, yet simple and elegant, the L9300 Series features a sophisticated gun-metallic trim and matching frame stand. L9300 Series UltraHD TVs will be available in 58-, 65- and super large 84-inch class screen sizes.

Powerful Image Enhancement Technology

In addition to UltraHD image processing, the L9300 Series includes a suite of technologies that enhance picture quality, including:

  • ClearScan(TM) 240Hz refresh rate technology creates clearer and smoother fast motion video.
  • CQ Engine(TM) technology offers consumers superior picture quality controls, including Edge Enhancer, Dynamic Gamma, Color Master and Expert Mode Calibration Capability, and new UltraClear Dynamic Noise Reduction to create cleaner images without sacrificing image detail.
  • Color and Depth Adaptive Resolution+ to help create images with enhanced image resolution, lifelike color saturation and incredible picture depth.

Advanced Cloud TV

Offering a smarter connected experience, the L9300 Series includes advanced Cloud TV functionality. Cloud TV takes the connected experience to another level by offering easy, personalized content discovery and acquisition, including news content; better mobile device interactivity; practical social interaction services, server-based upgradability and much more. Some of the key initial Cloud TV features and services include:

  • Family Calendar to share family events
  • Personal Messaging to send and receive messages from family and friends
  • Photo Album to share digital photos
  • Streaming News to view news videos and slide shows
  • MediaShare to access content from other DLNA-enabled devices
  • MediaGuide, a TV programming guide with advanced search capabilities and program recommendations
  • Built-in Wi-Fi®, Miracast(TM) and WiDi for both router and peer-to-peer wireless capabilities

To extend the experience even further, Toshiba will also release mobile companion apps for iOS, Android and Windows 8 that enable easy location-free interactivity of many of the key social interaction services between the Cloud TVs and mobile devices.

Availability

The Toshiba L9300 4K UltraHD TV Series are scheduled to ship in summer 2013.

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About Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc. (TAIS)

Headquartered in Irvine, Calif., TAIS is comprised of three business units: Digital Products Division, Imaging Systems Division, and Telecommunication Systems Division. Together, these divisions provide digital products, services and solutions, including industry-leading portable computers; televisions, TV/DVD Combination products, Blu-ray Disc(TM) and DVD products, and portable devices; imaging products for the security, medical and manufacturing markets; storage products for computers; and IP business telephone systems with unified communications, collaboration and mobility applications. TAIS provides sales, marketing and services for its wide range of products in the United States and Latin America. TAIS is an independent operating company owned by Toshiba America, Inc., a subsidiary of Toshiba Corporation. For more information on TAIS visit us.toshiba.com.

About Toshiba Corporation

Toshiba is a world-leading diversified manufacturer, solutions provider and marketer of advanced electronic and electrical products and systems. Toshiba Group brings innovation and imagination to a wide range of businesses: digital products, including LCD TVs, notebook PCs, retail solutions and MFPs; electronic devices, including semiconductors, storage products and materials; industrial and social infrastructure systems, including power generation systems, smart community solutions, medical systems and escalators & elevators; and home appliances. Toshiba was founded in 1875, and today operates a global network of more than 550 consolidated companies, with 202,000 employees worldwide and annual sales surpassing 6.1 trillion yen (US$74 billion). Visit Toshiba’s web site at www.toshiba.co.jp/index.htm.

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