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THE INVESTOR
June 25, 2018
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Samsung

Samsung beefs up accessibility for premium TVs

  • PUBLISHED :December 27, 2017 - 13:33
  • UPDATED :December 27, 2017 - 13:33
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[THE INVESTOR] Samsung Electronics said Dec. 27 the premium Ultra HD TVs to be released next year will come with improved accessibility for users with difficulties in hearing and vision.

The Korean tech giant said while its televisions already come with various features for users with such difficulties, the latest models will take another step forward in making Samsung products more accessible.

Among the new features is turning the screen into black-and-white for users who are fully color blind. Samsung said it has focused on enhancing the contrast ratio and clearing the boundaries among images.

For those with hearing difficulties, Samsung said its new products will allow users to relocate subtitles anywhere on the screen to help them enjoy watching TVs from different angles.

The SeeColors application, which was launched last year, also provides people who have vision deficiencies with relatively accurate color renditions.

Samsung Electronics said it will continue to make investments and conduct research to lower barriers for users with hearing and vision issues.

By Alex Lee and newswires (alexlee@heraldcorp.com)

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