Samsung Electronics introduced its 2021 portfolio of Neo QLED, MICRO LED and Lifestyle TV displays during its first virtual First Look event ahead of CES 2021. The new line underscores Samsung's commitment to accessibility, sustainability and innovation with new advancements. that help redefine the role of television in consumers' homes.
"Over the past year, we have witnessed the critical role that technology played in helping us continue our lives and staying connected to each other," said JH Han, President of Visual Display Business at Samsung Electronics. “Our commitment to an inclusive and sustainable future goes hand in hand with our relentless pursuit of innovation to meet the changing needs of consumers, from reducing the carbon footprint of our products to providing a suite of accessibility features. and the unrivaled viewing experience offering that adapts to each user's lifestyle. "
A sustainable and accessible future for all
The company will work following long-term sustainability programs:
<br>• Reduce your carbon footprint and improve energy efficiency: Samsung will seek to systematically reduce its overall carbon footprint in TV manufacturing. The company will also seek to reduce users' energy consumption and use more recycled materials throughout its TV line.
<br>• Sustainable packaging design: Based on valuable consumer feedback, Samsung is expanding its award-winning “green packaging” design to all Lifestyle 2021 TVs and most of the Neo QLED 2021 line. This sustainable solution can recycle up to 200.000 tons of cardboard boxes wavy every year. By minimizing text and graphic images on eco-friendly packaging, oil-based ink is eliminated from color printing traditionally used in TV boxes, helping to further reduce waste.
<br>• Solar cell remote control: In 2021, Samsung TVs will come with a solar-powered remote control that can be recharged with indoor light, outdoor light, or USB, a one-of-a-kind innovation for the brand. This will help avoid the waste of 99 million AAA batteries projected over seven years. To build the remote control, Samsung innovated a manufacturing process that recycles plastics from recyclable bottles, including 24% recycled content.
The 2021 line adds new features such as Moving Captions, Sign Language Zoom and Multi-Output Audio, giving the hard of hearing, deaf, low vision and blind the ability to optimize their viewing based on their needs and preferences. . . By 2022, Samsung is committed to expanding its Voice Guide feature, which provides audio guidance for people who are deaf and visually impaired. And Samsung will continue to develop new features based on artificial intelligence to improve the accessibility of Samsung TVs in the coming years.