TP Vision is the first manufacturer to bring Spotify Connect service to Smart TVs
The integration of Spotify Connect strengthens the TV’s position as central entertainment hub at home
Spotify Connect allows you to control music on Philips TVs powered by Android, using the Spotify app on your smartphone or tablet
Amsterdam, August 27th, 2014 –TP Vision has become the world’s first TV manufacturer to integrate Spotify Connect into its Philips Smart TVs. Thanks to Connect, Spotify Premium users can play all the music from Spotify on Philips TVs powered by Android and control it wirelessly from their mobiles or tablets. Spotify Connect on Philips TVs powered by Android will become available as from September.
Easy access to over 20 million songs
Spotify Connect allows you to control the music on your Philips TV powered by Android using your phone or tablet. You can seamlessly switch from headphones to TV, and you control the music from the Spotify app on any smartphone or tablet. You can make calls, use other smartphone apps and go out of Wi-Fi range, all without interrupting the music.
Spotify Connect is integrated into Philips TVs powered by Android
All Philips TVs powered by Android have Spotify Connect integrated. When using a smartphone or tablet together with the TV, users can enjoy the same features that are available today through the Spotify Premium service, including access to Playlists, Browse, Radio and Your Music – making it easy for users to enjoy Spotify’s catalogue of over 20 million songs. Users can also use their Philips TV remote control to control playback. TP Vision offers a broad range of Philips TVs that are powered by Android to give consumers great choice.
“The integration of Spotify Connect into our Philips TVs powered by Android™ will further strengthen the position of Philips TVs as the central entertainment hub at home.”
Albert Mombarg, Head of Smart TV at TP Vision
“We believe that music should be accessible and playable from everywhere. Having worked with TP Vision as a launch partner for Spotify Connect on their Smart TVs I am delighted that we’re working together as partners on the next chapter, integrating Spotify Connect into Philips Smart TVs Powered by Android™.”
Pascal de Mul, Global Head of hardware partnerships at Spotify
*Availability of Spotify and Spotify Connect on Philips TVs powered by Android is country-dependant.
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, the world’s leading monitor and LCD TV manufacturer, selling and marketing Philips branded TVs in China. The TPV Group has been able to drive its growth over the years by leveraging its economies of scale and core competencies in R&D, manufacturing, logistic efficiency and quality. TP Vision employs close to 2,000 people in several locations around the globe.