Click here to close now.




















Welcome!

Agile Computing Authors: Pat Romanski, Yeshim Deniz, Samuel Scott, Elizabeth White, Gregor Petri

News Feed Item

TCL Debuts MoVo with Google TV; Partners on Marvel's "Iron Man 3"

MoVo Product Recognizes User's Identity and Tailors Viewing Experience

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today at the 2013 Consumer Electronics Show, TCL, the largest television manufacturer in China and seventh biggest mobile device maker in the world, debuted a wide range of products for U.S. consumers including TCL MoVo with Google TV, a new technology that automatically recognizes individual family members and tailors the viewing experience to their preferences. The company also announced that TCL products, including the HD China Star 3D TV, will be featured in the upcoming film, Marvel's "Iron Man 3."

(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121228/SF34825LOGO)

"TCL is poised and ready to show U.S. consumers the most advanced technologies we are bringing to millions of other homes around the world," said Dongsheng Li, chairman of TCL Corporation. "Now that we've established ourselves through online sales with leading U.S. retailers like Amazon, Best-Buy and Costco, we're focused on increasing our in-store presence and kicking off a new global marketing campaign. The partnership with Marvel Studios on Marvel's "Iron Man 3" is one example of how we'll share our products with U.S. consumers in 2013."

Powered by the award-winning Marvell® ARMADA® 1500 series system-on-chip platform, TCL is among the first to offer both a Smart TV and set-top box with the latest Google TV platform. MoVo incorporates Google TV's advances, including Voice Search and PrimeTime, an application that will search over 100,000 movies and television episodes across multiple video services including Google Play. With TCL's Personal Box Office (PBO) technology, family members just need to press the power button and personally-tailored, commercial-free content streams from the MoVo set.

"By leveraging Marvell's award-winning technology and the most current Google TV platform, TCL will deliver innovative Smart TV solutions on a global scale that incorporate voice recognition, advanced multimedia search and discovery, and the very best Marvell has to offer in video, sound and connectivity, all at an affordable price. Our work with TCL and Google delivers game-changing entertainment experiences for consumers around the world that will drive the Smart TV market forward at a rapid pace," said Weili Dai, Co-Founder of Marvell. "Marvell is very proud to see our innovation, commitment, and hard work with Google and our partner companies lead to the milestone of TCL's new Smart TV product with the most current Google TV platform. Google and Marvell share a passion for improving the way the world enjoys entertainment, and we are thrilled to see companies such as TCL, and many others to follow, leverage this opportunity to the fullest in their newest TVs and devices."

In addition to the TCL MoVo with Google TV, TCL is showcasing a variety of smartphones, tablets and televisions at their CES booth (#9825 in the LVCC Central Hall) under the TCL and Alcatel ONE TOUCH brands.

TCL Branded Products

The iCE SCREEN™ is a multi-touch, extremely lightweight (13 lbs) TV that offers users a tablet-like experience, instant access to social media and Google Play, and a host of intelligent cloud applications to help aid in the enjoyment of games, music and photos, as well as movies and TV shows. Users can orient the 24-inch screen horizontally for TV viewing or vertically to create a virtual jukebox or play an arcade game.

Already honored with a 2013 iF Design award, the TCL V101™ is a uniquely-designed smart TV with a front panel between the screen and speaker mesh to give it a stylish, modern look. Packed with a quality display and sound system in a mere 11.5mm side profile, the V101 also has a WiFi speaker embedded in the stand to enhance sound quality.

With over 36 square feet of screen real estate, the 110-inch Ultra HD China Star 3D TV™ is not only big, it's heroic. Tony Stark's Smart TV choice in the next installment of Marvel Studio's blockbuster franchise, Marvel's "Iron Man 3," the Ultra HD China Star 3D TV™ features active 3D technology, multi-touch, intelligent and dynamic backlight, and an ultra-high brightness of 800 nits. Marvel's "Iron Man 3" releases in theaters May 3, 2013.

Alcatel ONE TOUCH Branded Products

TCL is debuting three new Alcatel ONE TOUCH smartphones at CES this year: an ultra-light smartphone with a 4.7" IPS display called the ONE TOUCH Idol™; the thinnest smartphone yet at 6.45 mm, the ONE TOUCH Idol Ultra™;and the  first phone tofeaturethe MediaTek MT6589 quad-core chipset, the ONE TOUCH SCRIBE HD™.

Also announced at CES were a WiFi 4G LTE internet key called ONE TOUCH Link W800™, the ONE TOUCH EVO7 HD™, a WiFi 7 inch tablet that can be upgraded to 3G /4G connectivity thanks to removable a 3G/4G module, and two other tablet models: the ONE TOUCH TAB7 HD™ and the ONE TOUCH TAB8 HD™.

About TCL
Founded in 1981, TCL is one of the largest consumer electronics enterprises in China with a global presence. TCL Corporation has three listed companies: TCL Corporation (SZ.000100), TCL Multimedia (HK.1070) and TCL Communication (HK.2618). Currently, TCL Corporation has set up four business units – TCL Multimedia Holdings, TCL Communication Holdings, China Star Optoelectronics Technology and TCL Home Appliances Group, as well as six business groups – System Technology Unit, Techne Group, Emerging Business Group, Investment Group, Logistic & Service Group and Real Estate Group. TCL employs more than 60,000 people and has more than 40 sales offices around the world, as well as 15 R&D centers, spread across China, United States, France, and Singapore, and 20 manufacturing bases and selling products under TCL, Thomson, and Alcatel ONE TOUCH brands. In 2011, TCL Corporation achieved global sales of RMB 60.834 billion, and reach the TCL LCD TV ranking 5th globally. In 2012, the brand value of TCL had exceeded RMB 58.326 billion, continuing to hold the No. 1 TV brand position in China today. In Dec. 2012, TCL announced that they expect to exceed 15 million LCD/LED TV shipments in 2013, thus entering the list of the world's first tier of TV manufacturers. For more information visit www.tcl.com.

About ALCATEL ONE TOUCH
ALCATEL ONE TOUCH is a brand within TCL Communication, an international multicultural company which designs, develops, and markets globally a growing range of mobile and Internet devices. One of the fastest growing of the world's top ten mobile phone manufacturers, TCL Communication makes access to mobile technology simple, designing their products around individual's lifestyles, enabling the end users to do more. TCL Communication is a public company listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (2618.HK) and part of TCL Corporation, one of the largest consumer electronics companies in the world.  For more information, please visit www.alcatelonetouch.com.

About Marvell Technology Group
Marvell Technology Group (NASDAQ: MRVL) is a world leader in the development of storage, communications and consumer silicon solutions. Technology Group's diverse product portfolio includes switching, transceiver, communications controller, wireless and storage solutions that power the entire communications infrastructure, including enterprise, metro, home and storage networking. For more information, visit www.marvell.com.

About Marvel Entertainment
Marvel Entertainment, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company, is one of the world's most prominent character-based entertainment companies, built on a proven library of over 8,000 characters featured in a variety of media over seventy years.  Marvel utilizes its character franchises in entertainment, licensing and publishing.  For more information visit www.marvel.com

About Marvel's "Iron Man 3"
Marvel's "Iron Man 3" pits brash-but-brilliant industrialist Tony Stark/Iron Man against an enemy whose reach knows no bounds. When Stark finds his personal world destroyed at his enemy's hands, he embarks on a harrowing quest to find those responsible. This journey, at every turn, will test his mettle. With his back against the wall, Stark is left to survive by his own devices, relying on his ingenuity and instincts to protect those closest to him. As he fights his way back, Stark discovers the answer to the question that has secretly haunted him: does the man make the suit or does the suit make the man?

Starring Robert Downey Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow, Don Cheadle, Guy Pearce, Rebecca Hall, Stephanie Szostak, James Badge Dale with Jon Favreau and Ben Kingsley, Marvel's "Iron Man 3" is directed by Shane Black from a screenplay by Drew Pearce & Shane Black and is based on Marvel's iconic Super Hero Iron Man, who first appeared on the pages of "Tales of Suspense" (#39) in 1963 and had his solo comic book debut with "The Invincible Iron Man" (#1) in May of 1968.

Marvel's "Iron Man 3" is presented by Marvel Studios in association with Paramount Pictures and DMG Entertainment. Marvel Studios' President Kevin Feige is producing and Jon Favreau, Louis D'Esposito, Charles Newirth, Victoria Alonso, Stephen Broussard, Alan Fine, Stan Lee and Dan Mintz are executive producers. The film releases May 3, 2013, and is distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures.

Media Contacts:

Tom Heffernan
TCL North America
949-873-3779
[email protected]  

Matthew Ashworth
Porter Novelli for TCL                                  
206.293.3580                                     
[email protected]  

SOURCE TCL

More Stories By PR Newswire

Copyright © 2007 PR Newswire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of PRNewswire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of PRNewswire. PRNewswire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

@ThingsExpo Stories
With the Apple Watch making its way onto wrists all over the world, it’s only a matter of time before it becomes a staple in the workplace. In fact, Forrester reported that 68 percent of technology and business decision-makers characterize wearables as a top priority for 2015. Recognizing their business value early on, FinancialForce.com was the first to bring ERP to wearables, helping streamline communication across front and back office functions. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Kevin Roberts, GM of Platform at FinancialForce.com, will discuss the value of business applications on wearable ...
The Internet of Things is in the early stages of mainstream deployment but it promises to unlock value and rapidly transform how organizations manage, operationalize, and monetize their assets. IoT is a complex structure of hardware, sensors, applications, analytics and devices that need to be able to communicate geographically and across all functions. Once the data is collected from numerous endpoints, the challenge then becomes converting it into actionable insight.
Contrary to mainstream media attention, the multiple possibilities of how consumer IoT will transform our everyday lives aren’t the only angle of this headline-gaining trend. There’s a huge opportunity for “industrial IoT” and “Smart Cities” to impact the world in the same capacity – especially during critical situations. For example, a community water dam that needs to release water can leverage embedded critical communications logic to alert the appropriate individuals, on the right device, as soon as they are needed to take action.
In his session at @ThingsExpo, Lee Williams, a producer of the first smartphones and tablets, will talk about how he is now applying his experience in mobile technology to the design and development of the next generation of Environmental and Sustainability Services at ETwater. He will explain how M2M controllers work through wirelessly connected remote controls; and specifically delve into a retrofit option that reverse-engineers control codes of existing conventional controller systems so they don't have to be replaced and are instantly converted to become smart, connected devices.
Manufacturing connected IoT versions of traditional products requires more than multiple deep technology skills. It also requires a shift in mindset, to realize that connected, sensor-enabled “things” act more like services than what we usually think of as products. In his session at @ThingsExpo, David Friedman, CEO and co-founder of Ayla Networks, will discuss how when sensors start generating detailed real-world data about products and how they’re being used, smart manufacturers can use the data to create additional revenue streams, such as improved warranties or premium features. Or slash...
SYS-CON Events announced today that HPM Networks will exhibit at the 17th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on November 3–5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. For 20 years, HPM Networks has been integrating technology solutions that solve complex business challenges. HPM Networks has designed solutions for both SMB and enterprise customers throughout the San Francisco Bay Area.
SYS-CON Events announced today that Pythian, a global IT services company specializing in helping companies leverage disruptive technologies to optimize revenue-generating systems, has been named “Bronze Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 17th Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 3–5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Founded in 1997, Pythian is a global IT services company that helps companies compete by adopting disruptive technologies such as cloud, Big Data, advanced analytics, and DevOps to advance innovation and increase agility. Specializing in designing, imple...
All major researchers estimate there will be tens of billions devices - computers, smartphones, tablets, and sensors - connected to the Internet by 2020. This number will continue to grow at a rapid pace for the next several decades. With major technology companies and startups seriously embracing IoT strategies, now is the perfect time to attend @ThingsExpo, November 3-5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Learn what is going on, contribute to the discussions, and ensure that your enterprise is as "IoT-Ready" as it can be.
Too often with compelling new technologies market participants become overly enamored with that attractiveness of the technology and neglect underlying business drivers. This tendency, what some call the “newest shiny object syndrome,” is understandable given that virtually all of us are heavily engaged in technology. But it is also mistaken. Without concrete business cases driving its deployment, IoT, like many other technologies before it, will fade into obscurity.
With the proliferation of connected devices underpinning new Internet of Things systems, Brandon Schulz, Director of Luxoft IoT – Retail, will be looking at the transformation of the retail customer experience in brick and mortar stores in his session at @ThingsExpo. Questions he will address include: Will beacons drop to the wayside like QR codes, or be a proximity-based profit driver? How will the customer experience change in stores of all types when everything can be instrumented and analyzed? As an area of investment, how might a retail company move towards an innovation methodolo...
WebRTC services have already permeated corporate communications in the form of videoconferencing solutions. However, WebRTC has the potential of going beyond and catalyzing a new class of services providing more than calls with capabilities such as mass-scale real-time media broadcasting, enriched and augmented video, person-to-machine and machine-to-machine communications. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Luis Lopez, CEO of Kurento, will introduce the technologies required for implementing these ideas and some early experiments performed in the Kurento open source software community in areas ...
While many app developers are comfortable building apps for the smartphone, there is a whole new world out there. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Narayan Sainaney, Co-founder and CTO of Mojio, will discuss how the business case for connected car apps is growing and, with open platform companies having already done the heavy lifting, there really is no barrier to entry.
As more intelligent IoT applications shift into gear, they’re merging into the ever-increasing traffic flow of the Internet. It won’t be long before we experience bottlenecks, as IoT traffic peaks during rush hours. Organizations that are unprepared will find themselves by the side of the road unable to cross back into the fast lane. As billions of new devices begin to communicate and exchange data – will your infrastructure be scalable enough to handle this new interconnected world?
SYS-CON Events announced today that Micron Technology, Inc., a global leader in advanced semiconductor systems, will exhibit at the 17th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on November 3–5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Micron’s broad portfolio of high-performance memory technologies – including DRAM, NAND and NOR Flash – is the basis for solid state drives, modules, multichip packages and other system solutions. Backed by more than 35 years of technology leadership, Micron's memory solutions enable the world's most innovative computing, consumer,...
SYS-CON Events announced today that IceWarp will exhibit at the 17th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on November 3–5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. IceWarp, the leader of cloud and on-premise messaging, delivers secured email, chat, documents, conferencing and collaboration to today's mobile workforce, all in one unified interface
As more and more data is generated from a variety of connected devices, the need to get insights from this data and predict future behavior and trends is increasingly essential for businesses. Real-time stream processing is needed in a variety of different industries such as Manufacturing, Oil and Gas, Automobile, Finance, Online Retail, Smart Grids, and Healthcare. Azure Stream Analytics is a fully managed distributed stream computation service that provides low latency, scalable processing of streaming data in the cloud with an enterprise grade SLA. It features built-in integration with Azur...
SYS-CON Events announced today the Containers & Microservices Bootcamp, being held November 3-4, 2015, in conjunction with 17th Cloud Expo, @ThingsExpo, and @DevOpsSummit at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. This is your chance to get started with the latest technology in the industry. Combined with real-world scenarios and use cases, the Containers and Microservices Bootcamp, led by Janakiram MSV, a Microsoft Regional Director, will include presentations as well as hands-on demos and comprehensive walkthroughs.
17th Cloud Expo, taking place Nov 3-5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading industry players in the world. Cloud computing is now being embraced by a majority of enterprises of all sizes. Yesterday's debate about public vs. private has transformed into the reality of hybrid cloud: a recent survey shows that 74% of enterprises have a hybrid cloud strategy. Meanwhile, 94% of enterprises are using some form of XaaS – software, platform, and infrastructure as a service.
SYS-CON Events announced today that the "Second Containers & Microservices Expo" will take place November 3-5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Containers and microservices have become topics of intense interest throughout the cloud developer and enterprise IT communities.
Akana has announced the availability of the new Akana Healthcare Solution. The API-driven solution helps healthcare organizations accelerate their transition to being secure, digitally interoperable businesses. It leverages the Health Level Seven International Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (HL7 FHIR) standard to enable broader business use of medical data. Akana developed the Healthcare Solution in response to healthcare businesses that want to increase electronic, multi-device access to health records while reducing operating costs and complying with government regulations.