- The certificates will serve as a buying guide for consumers to make a better
choice when buying Smart TVs.
Amman, Jordan (April, 2012) – Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd, a global leader in digital media and digital convergence technologies, announced that TÜV Rheinland, one of the most trusted certification institutes in Europe, awarded its Smart TV with a certificate for its Smart TV performance.
TÜV Rheinland tested Samsung’s new flagship LED TV ES8000, 7500, 7000 and thoroughly examined its various innovative features including voice and motion recognition and Smart Evolution.
The new certification poses a significant implication in the TV industry by establishing new test criteria for Smart TV which is an ever growing TV category and certifying its features so as to ensure consumers have trustworthy guides that they can refer to when buying a Smart TV.
The Smart TV certificate covers both TV’s inherent feature, picture quality—including brightness, contrast ratio, colors—and a variety of Smart TV services such as access to the Internet, e-Mail services, social media, web browser, etc.
In particular, Samsung Smart TV ES8000, 7500, 7000 that offer special advanced features such as voice and motion recognition, hardware upgrade are entitled to receive the “Smart TV advanced” certificate.
Samsung plans to apply for the “Smart TV” certificates to other Smart TV models to make sure consumers have independent guides to choose a better Smart TV.
Samsung will also use the “Smart TV advanced” and “Smart TV” certificate logos for various marketing activities.
“Samsung has acquired the first certificate for Smart TV which is recognized as the leading category in the next-generation TV market, ” said Hyogun Lee, Senior Vice President, Visual Display Business R&D Office at Samsung Electronics, “As the global TV leader, we are committed to delivering better Smart TV user experience to consumers.”
TÜV Rheinland Group was established in 1872, the institute has offered a global certification service with approximately 140 years of history and know-how. It, headquartered in Cologne, Germany, provides quality and safety certification services to 37 industries.