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Samsung Delivers New Possibilities in Guest Entertainment Through Alliances with Leading System Integrators
|By Business Wire
|July 23, 2014 10:27 AM EDT
Electronics America is partnering with a number of leading providers
of broadband and interactive solutions to bring hoteliers a wide
selection of equipment and guests with premium content. Working with
industry-leading integrators allows Samsung to offer hotels and cruise
lines a variety of LED TVs with outstanding picture quality and content.
Samsung recently showcased these industry alliances along with its
latest lineup of products for the hospitality market at HITEC 2014, the
world's largest hospitality technology show.
“Aligning with industry-leading integrators enables Samsung to tailor
our hospitality offerings to address and eliminate many of the common
pain points faced by the industry so that hoteliers can deliver a
premium entertainment experience for their guests,” said Jonas
Tanenbaum, vice president of hospitality at Samsung Electronics America.
“With the help of our partners’ expertise, we are able to offer hotels a
variety of premium LED TVs with outstanding picture quality and content,
while also maintaining operating costs and preserving aesthetic quality.”
H-Browser for a Premium Guest Experience
Samsung’s proprietary H-Browser platform is a true Smart TV solution
that provides guests with a premium interactive experience and features
both free and video on demand (VOD) content. Built on the HTML5 standard
with Flash support, it is made available for hoteliers through strategic
alliances that include Allin Interactive, SONIFI Solutions, Guest-Tek
and Quadriga Worldwide, Ltd. Enabling premium properties to achieve the
next level of interactivity, Samsung H-Browser eliminates the need for a
costly VOD set-top box. In addition, the slim, sleek design is not
obstructed by external hardware, allowing for beautiful and space saving
LYNK™ DRM for Secure, Cost Effective Content Management
Samsung LYNK DRM provides hoteliers, facility managers and owners with a
robust, secure and cost effective alternative to traditional entirely
hardware-based content protection systems. By eliminating the need for
legacy chip-based solutions at the head end, as well as in the TV or
set-top box, Samsung LYNK saves facilities cost and labor, while also
increasing system integrity. It also eliminates the need for DRM
hardware provisioning and licensing, reducing significant expenses for
the hoteliers and enabling properties to produce more content with a
Samsung has partnered with a number of head end technology vendors,
allowing hoteliers to choose from a variety of commercially available
DISH Network, which has integrated LYNK DRM into
Pico Digital, which has integrated LYNK DRM into its IPQ-LYNK
head end solution;
Technicolor, which has partnered with Samsung to integrate LYNK
DRM into its COM2000 head end solution; and
VideoPropulsion, through integration of LYNK DRM into its
“Integrating Samsung LYNK DRM into smartbox™ eliminates the need for DRM
hardware provisioning and licensing, reducing significant expenses for
hoteliers, said Alistair Chatwin, Director, Product Management at DISH
For more information about Samsung’s Hospitality TV solutions, please
or call 1-866-SAM-4BIZ.
About Samsung Electronics America Enterprise Business Division
As a global leader in Information Technology, Samsung’s Enterprise
Business Division (EBD) is committed to introducing new business
experiences across a diverse spectrum of industries from retail to
healthcare, hospitality to sales. We believe technology brings business
and customers together — to better share, collaborate and discover new
opportunities. With a market-oriented approach to innovation, EBD is a
division of Samsung Electronics America, Inc. (SEA), a U.S. subsidiary
of Samsung Electronics Company, Ltd. (SEC). For more information, please
call 1-866-SAM-4BIZ or follow Samsung EBD via Twitter:
About Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is a global leader in technology, opening
new possibilities for people everywhere. Through relentless innovation
and discovery, we are transforming the worlds of TVs, smartphones,
tablets, PCs, cameras, home appliances, printers, LTE systems, medical
devices, semiconductors and LED solutions. We employ 286,000 people
across 80 countries with annual sales of US$216.7 billion. To discover
more, please visit www.samsung.com.
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