• Amazon Instant video streaming in Full HD and 4K launched in first quarter 2016
  • Philips Android TV™to offer console quality games from Gamefly, all streamed via the cloud
  • TransGaming’s Gametree TV Gold gaming subscription for Philips Smart TV platform
  • Toon Goggles added to kids content
  • First half 2016 product range outline revealed

Las Vegas, 5 Jan, 2016 – TP Vision has announced a wide range of exciting new gaming and streaming partnerships with leading companies including: Amazon, Gamefly, TransGaming’s GameTree TV Gold, Chillingo and Gameloft to significantly extend both the existing video streaming and games offerings on the Philips Smart TVs and Philips Android TV platforms.

TP Vision also outlined the key developments for the first half 2016 Philips TV product range with the full line-up to be revealed at a special launch event in Brussels next February.

The company’s senior management will be available to discuss the plans for the first half 2016 at the Titian Suite 2304-2305-2306 at The Venetian Hotel meeting space level 2. Journalists wanting to meet the TP Vision management team present at CES, please go to TP Vision booth front desk.

More Video Streaming

The range of video streaming options will significantly increase in the first quarter of 2016 with the addition of Amazon Instant Video service to the Philips Android TV platform to coincide with the launch of the first 2016 Philips TVs.
The service will offer Full HD streaming to all Philips Android TVs with the option of 4K UHD streaming to specific Philips 4K sets – models to be confirmed shortly.

A wide and varied selection of games

Philips Android TVs already deliver an always-on and fluid gaming experience without the need for a separate gaming console thanks to the inclusion of powerful multi-core chipsets and they offer an extensive choice of games via the Google Play store™ and the Philips App Gallery.

For maximum flexibility, games can be controlled via both the TV remote and up to four Bluetooth game controllers connected to the TV.

Available for Q1 2016 for all 2014, 2015 and 2016 Philips Android TVs the new partnerships will add some of the most popular games including: Grid racing, Batman Lego, MotoGP and Dirt from Gamefly; Asphalt 8: Airborne and GT Racing 2 from Gameloft and Feed me Oil 2 from Chillingo – plus many more.

In addition, the Philips Smart TV platform will also offer a new subscription games service, Gametree TV Gold from TransGaming, which will offer the ever popular games Rummikub®, Tetris® and WPT® and more!

Ambilight creates a unique gaming experience

Philips TVs also offer a truly unique and totally immersive, extended and enhanced, gaming experience thanks to Ambilight technology – with its dedicated super-dynamic gaming mode – creating a halo of light and changing colours, to precisely match the on-screen action, on the wall behind the set. And in its new and ultimate incarnation AmbiLux, the picture is enlarged and taken beyond the boundaries of the ultra slim-line design set by the nine pico-projectors mounted in the rear of the TV.

2016 Philips TV Product Outline

TP Vision has confirmed that the flagship 8601 and 8901 AmbiLux sets will move from limited to full distribution by mid-January.
A new 6000 UHD and 7000 UHD series will be launched in the first quarter all featuring Philips renowned high quality design and craftsmanship with real materials, new higher spec panels, Android TV with extended storage and with Three-sided Ambilight now available throughout the 7000 range and the majority of the 6000 range.

Sound will also be premium quality with high power outputs and Philips unique double and triple ring speaker technology featuring in both the 6000 and 7000 ranges. The 7000 range will also be the new entry level for HDR capable performance.

The 5000 Full HD series sets will also feature upgraded picture and sound quality, plus improved Android TV performance and will be available for the first time with slim-line aluminium bezels and stands. Available in the first quarter 2016, the 5000 series will include the new 24” multi-function 5211 set as a range highlight, combining the functionality of a monitor, a TV and a dedicated high quality Bluetooth speaker into the one product that’s ideal for the living room, kitchen or bedroom.

A wide range of Full HD small screen and large screen models will be available in the new 4000 series also available in the first quarter.

About TP Vision

TP Vision is a dedicated TV player in the world of visual digital entertainment. TP Vision concentrates on developing, manufacturing and marketing Philips branded TV sets in Europe, Russia, Middle East, Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay and selected countries in Asia-Pacific. We do this by combining our design expertise and innovative Philips TV heritage with the operational excellence, flexibility and speed of TPV Technology. With these combined strengths, we bring high-quality TV sets to the market: smart and easy to use with sophisticated styling. We believe in creating products that offer a superior TV experience for consumers. With Philips TVs, TP Vision is a global leader in the hospitality market. TP Vision is the exclusive brand licensee of Philips TVs for the above listed countries. The TV Company is 100% owned by TPV, one of the world’s leading monitor and LCD TV manufacturer, selling and marketing Philips branded TVs around the Globe. The TPV Group has been able to drive its growth over the years competencies in R&D, manufacturing, logistic efficiency and quality. TP Vision employs close to 2,000 people in several locations around the globe.

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