CES 2013: Samsung Introduces World Of Possibilities
Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online
“From motion and voice control in TVs, to 10-point multi-touch screens on tablets and smartphones, we have created new, more human ways for people and devices to interact,” said BK Yoon, president of Samsung´s Consumer Electronics Division. “This year, our goal is to help people discover a world of possibilities. We aim to delight them, bringing not just what they expect, but what they´d never dreamed was possible.”
This included the announcement of the company´s first 85-inch Ultra High Definition TV (UHDTV), which offers four times the pixel resolution of current generation HDTVs.
Samsung also offered greater connectivity in the home with its new home appliance products, including the Samsung T9000 LCD Refrigerator, which allows users the ability to adjust the freezer and fridge space based on need; a new Top Load Washing Machine with ice-blue LED controls and a new CES innovation award winning range and oven for easy cooking.
The NE597N0PBSR Induction Range offers a large cooking area with “boil alert” technology that detects vibration and automatically reduces heat to a preset level to prevent pots and pans from boiling over; and the ME179KFETSR Over-the-Range Speed Oven, which offers a convection oven, toaster, broiler, microwave and range hood all in one.
Korean-based Samsung also continued to look smart with its line of SMART Cameras, which allow users to shoot and share those precious moments instantly. The first devices to run on this new technology include the WB250F/WB200F, the WB800F, WB30F, DV150F and ST150F. These cameras feature streamlined connection, which has also been built into the external design of SMART CAMERA devices with a standalone Direct Link hot key automatically executing on Wi-Fi.
Streamlined shooting will also be an option with the newly announced Samsung ES95, the latest compact camera that promises to make great photography accessible for all. It features a 16.2 megapixel sensor and 5x optical zoom lens, along with 1280 x 720p movie recording functionality.
Samsung also unveiled several new camcorders, including the QF30 full HD camcorder, with 5M BSI CMOS sensor and 20x Optical/40x Digital Zoom. This model also offers advanced Wi-Fi capabilities; along with a new live streaming feature, which allows users to share their recordings both on the go and in real time. The new Samsung ST72 was introduced as a compact and stylish camera, designed for capturing bright, vivid photographs and HD video for those on the go. It features a 16.2 Megapixel CCD Sensor, 25mm wide angle F2.5 bright lens and 5x optical zoom, allowing the ST72 user to take high quality images in any conditions, while its 720p HD movie capture capabilities make it a go anywhere HD camcorder.
The WB2100 could also be a camera to go the distance. This latest editions to the WB series of long-zoom models, offers a 16.3 megapixel, 35x optical zoom and 25mm wide angle lens, which makes it capable of creating stunning long distance shots with ease.
Samsung also set sail with its NX3000, the new flagship model in its digital camera line. The NX3000 offers the Samsung 45mm F1.8 2D/3D lens, the world´s first one-lens 3D system, which is capable of capturing both stills and 1080p Full HD video in perfect 3D quality.
“Since its launch in 2010, the Samsung NX System has become synonymous with innovation and design, making the best digital imaging technology available to everyone without compromising on style,” said Myoung Sup Han, senior vice president and head of the Digital Imaging Business at Samsung Electronics. “The NX300 builds even further on this illustrious heritage. Not only does it deliver incredible speed and accuracy through advanced photographic features, but it is truly built around the user, with upgraded SMART Camera functions making shooting and sharing both easy and seamless. We are also very proud to introduce the first one-lens 3D system alongside the NX300, opening up a whole new world of 3D photography and video recording for consumers everywhere.”