|[February 27, 2012]
Samsung Teams up with Qualcomm and ARM Technologies to Bring Premium HD Video Content to Mobile Users
BARCELONA, Spain --(Business Wire)--
Samsung (News - Alert) and Qualcomm today announced that they will release the secure
high-definition (HD) service utilizing Qualcomm's Snapdragon
StudioAccess and ARM's (News - Alert) TrustZone technologies. This service allows
consumers to watch brilliant HD videos directly on their mobile device
through Samsung Media Hub.
This secure HD service will be debuted on the 5.3" HD Super AMOLED™
display of the Samsung Galaxy™ Note, featuring a Snapdragon processor by
Qualcomm. The Galaxy Note display offers 180 degree viewing angles and
is one of the first mobile devices able to support HD resolution, making
it the perfect fit for this cutting edge technology. The implementation
of this new hardware will provide the ability to watch luminous, HD
quality movies and TV shows through Samsung's Media Hub directly on a
mobile device. The Samsung Galaxy Note will be the first device to adopt
this technology via a firmware update to be announced at a later date.
"Samsung is excited to pioneer the mobile HD display revolution using
Qualcomm's Snapdragon processor along with ARM's Trustzone technology,"
said Curtis Sasaki, Senior Vice President, Samsung Media Solutions
Center America. "This combination will enable Samsung Media Hub
consumers to have an HD viewing experience right in the palm of their
Samsung will be demoing the Snapdragon/TrustZone-enabled HD viewing
service experience on the Samsung Galaxy Note at Mobile World Congress (News - Alert).
Viewers will be able to see a side-by-side comparison of two devices,
one enabled with this technology and one without, each playing a premium
collection of HD-quality television shows, such as CSI (News - Alert) and The Office,
courtesy of CBS and NBC Universal.
Snapdragon StudioAccess technology provides end-to-end content
protection that is on par with movie studios stringent security
requirements. Snapdragon StudioAccess allows users to enjoy the newest
movie titles, which previously were limited to physical medias or
set-top boxes. It's the latest example of security technology harnessed
to expand content distribution, protect content owners' rights and
enhance the user experience.
"Our collaboration with Samsung and ARM fulfills our promise to bring
best in-class mobile video to high-end devices such as the Samsung
Galaxy Note," said Raj Talluri, vice president of product management,
Qualcomm. "Snapdragon StudioAccess, coupled with ARM's TrustZone,
provides a higher level of security which allows Samsung to provide
premium content tht consumers expect in their mobile devices."
For more information about the secure HD service available through Media
Hub on the Samsung Galaxy Note, please visit www.samsung.com.
About Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is a global leader in semiconductor,
telecommunication, digital media and digital convergence technologies
with 2009 consolidated sales of US$116.8 billion. Employing
approximately 188,000 people in 185 offices across 65 countries, the
company consists of eight independently operated business units: Visual
Display, Mobile Communications, Telecommunication Systems, Digital
Appliances, IT Solutions, Digital Imaging, Semiconductor and LCD.
Recognized as one of the fastest growing global brands, Samsung
Electronics is a leading producer of digital TVs, memory chips, mobile
phones and TFT-LCDs. For more information, please visit www.samsung.com.
Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM) is the world leader in 3G and
next-generation mobile technologies. For more than 25 years, Qualcomm
ideas and inventions have driven the evolution of digital
communications, linking people everywhere more closely to information,
entertainment and each other. For more information, visit Qualcomm's website,
About ARM Holdings
ARM designs the technology that is at the heart of advanced digital
products, from wireless, networking and consumer entertainment solutions
to imaging, automotive, security and storage devices. ARM's
comprehensive product offering includes 32-bit RISC microprocessors,
graphics processors, video engines, enabling software, cell libraries,
embedded memories, high-speed connectivity products, peripherals and
development tools. Combined with comprehensive design services,
training, support and maintenance, and the company's broad Partner
community, they provide a total system solution that offers a fast,
reliable path to market for leading electronics companies. Find out more
about ARM by following these links:
ARM website: http://www.arm.com/
Connected Community(r): http://www.arm.com/community/
on YouTube (News - Alert): http://www.youtube.com/armflix
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