By September 13, 2011

Samsung partners with Blinkbox for Smart TV’s

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Samsung Electronics Co. UK Ltd, the UK’s number one TV brand with the most awarded TV range today announces the digital movie service, blinkbox, as the latest partner for its Smart TV App store, Samsung Apps.
The new blinkbox App, will give Smart TV viewers access to a wide range of movies and TV shows online for free or to rent or buy. Offering over 9,000 movies, TV titles and with new releases available the same day as the DVD release, movie fans can watch their favourite films immediately with no post, subscription or download required.
With more content than any other UK movie streaming service, blinkbox’s growing library of classic titles as well as popular television shows such as Luther and Doctor Who, will ensure Smart TV viewers are able to watch their favourite content at just the click of a button on the biggest and brightest screen in the house.
Guy Kinnell, Marketing Director for TV, Samsung UK said:  “By adding more partners to our Samsung Apps store, we are opening the door to thousands of hours of top-quality entertainment for viewers. Our partnership with blinkbox will ensure Smart TV users can quickly and easily view more of their favourite films, TV shows and movie trailers enhanced by the true-to-life picture quality and revolutionary product design of their Smart TV.

 

Michael Comish, CEO and co-founder of blinkbox said, “The Smart TV platform is constantly growing and it’s the perfect place for our app to be available on. Our partnership with Samsung will allow us to be available to more people than ever before as well as giving our existing users a richer more accessible viewing experience. Samsung Smart TVs have an intuitive interface and make watching TV online easy, fun and even more entertaining.”

Samsung’s Smart TVs are offering viewers a completely new viewing experience that includes 3D technology and features, an easy-to-use Smart Hub that opens up content from Apps, the internet and other access points to the TV.  Wrapped in the ONE DESIGN ultra-thin brushed metal bezel, the Smart TV screen practically reaches the edge of the set as well containing true-to-life picture quality to give movie fans the ultimate viewing experience, all from the comfort of their living room.
With Samsung’s ‘Search All’ function, Smart TV viewers can type in a key word and search for related content on not just their television but across the internet and on any connected storage device. While, via Samsung’s Social TV function, people can connect with friends using Facebook, Twitter or Google Talk through their TV all while enjoying their favourite movie or television programme.

blinkbox will join an ever growing collection of services available on Samsung Smart TVs such as LOVEFiLM, BBC iPlayer, YouTube, Muzu.tv, Facebook and Twitter giving viewers a huge choice of content for the television.

 

Posted by: James

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