With a 44% first quarter growth in its UK Display division, Samsung’s versatile strategy for its Large Format Display (LFD) business has proved successful. Another area of growth has been the UE Series of large format displays for video wall which sport a narrow bezel that keeps the viewer’s focus on the image, making a business’s message stand out in a variety of environments, including retail stores, corporate offices, hotels and restaurants.
Phil Gaut, General Manager Display, Samsung UK & Ireland, said:
“I’m proud of what we have achieved so far this year. However, we have bigger ambitions for our AV categories – we want to build our successes in the area with our market leading technology, the best people in the business and a very clear channel-focused strategy.”
Samsung’s 2013 digital signage products provide further solutions for businesses, built on the newly developed Samsung Smart Signage Platform powered by a System on Chip (SoC) semiconductor. Software partners will now have the opportunity to develop apps optimised for an assortment of service environments with Samsung’s Software Development Kit (SDK).
Featuring a dual-core CPU, full codec video processor and users choice of 4GB or 8GB of storage, Samsung Smart Signage Platform includes an embedded, high-performance media player, allowing users to play back content without the need for a separate PC or set-back box. By eliminating the need for external devices, the Samsung Smart Signature Platform ensures – clean and simple installation process and operational processes, saving both time and money.
Samsung’s new digital signage products also include the ‘Plug & Play’ feature, allowing content to be loaded users to control the device via USB, in addition to supporting various video and audio formats, including WMV, MP4, H.264 and more. For added convenience, Samsung’s MagicInfo Premium S software allows users to manage content and devices remotely – or via a remote control – within the network.