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TCL Debuts MoVo with Google TV; Partners on Marvel's "Iron Man 3"
MoVo Product Recognizes User's Identity and Tailors Viewing Experience
By: PR Newswire
Jan. 8, 2013 07:00 PM
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."
"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™.
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About Marvel's "Iron Man 3"
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.
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