By October 25, 2012

An art gallery in your living room? Possible with Samsung’s new Smart TV app

Samsung Smart

Samsung Electronics today unveils a first look at the s[edition] App onto Samsung Smart TV. The new premium App, which will be exclusively showcased this week at WIRED 2012, will create an exciting artistic display for WIRED delegates as they explore the exhibition zone and see works from some of the world’s most acclaimed contemporary artists via Samsung’s 75-inch ES9000 LED Smart TV.

Including unique and exciting works of art from artists including Damien Hirst, Tracey Emin and Shepard Fairey, the s[edition] App provides Samsung Smart TV owners with the chance to buy, collect and display limited edition art for the home. Prices for a work of art range between £5 and £1000 and come complete with a certificate of authenticity.

What’s more, the unrivalled picture quality of Samsung’s Smart TVs enhances the artwork with the Micro Dimming Ultimate and Precision Black technology available on the latest Smart TVs in the range delivering richer, more optimised colour and detail. The higher contrast ratios, deeper black levels and increased brightness also help bring to life the colours within the art.

Samsung’s One Design philosophy that is used throughout its Smart TV range perfectly complements s[edition] with the TV range now more stylish than ever before, it is the perfect frame for eye catching works of art.  The slim bezel of the Samsung Smart TV range will also allow art lovers to showcase their art with a ‘barely there’ frame allowing the art to take centre stage in their home.

"The launch of s[edition] on to Samsung Smart TV opens up the world of art to the public, allowing people to view their favourite pieces of art in the comfort of their own home. The beauty of the images they choose will be intensified through the picture quality of the Samsung Smart TV range, creating an incredibly impactful visual experience for viewers." said Lali Parikh, Strategic Content Manager, CE, Samsung Electronics UK.
"The new App from s[edition] offers contemporary art lovers the opportunity to enjoy art from some of the world’s leading artists at affordable prices. It’s an easy way to collect contemporary art that can be enjoyed on screens at home and on the move. Via the s[edition] App you can browse a catalogue of unique art, listen to exclusive artist interviews and build a digital collection of limited edition works," said Robert Norton, CEO, s[edition].

The s[edition] TV App will join a growing collection of Apps available on Samsung Smart TVs including ITV Player, BBC iPlayer, Rightmove, Muzu.tv, Facebook and Twitter giving viewers a huge choice of content and entertainment through their television. ‘Samsung Apps’ is the first and biggest App store available for TVs, with over 20 million Apps already downloaded worldwide, proof that consumers are rapidly embracing the Smart TV format.
The App will be available on Samsung 2012 Smart Interaction enabled models. Samsung’s unrivalled picture quality and premium design provides viewers with a truly artistic experience for the living room.

 

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