Twenty new QLED models named the world’s first “Pantone Validated” displays.
Samsung Electronics today announced that its QLED and Lifestyle 2022 TVs have been recognized by the world’s leading eye safety and color technology certification institutes. The news comes as the company announced its new QLED and Lifestyle TVs at CES 2022.
Samsung Lifestyle 2022 TVs have won Eye Care certification from Verband Deutscher Elektrotechniker (VDE) in Germany, one of Europe largest technical-scientific associations with more than 36,000 members. The certification applies to Samsung Lifestyle 2022 TV models, including The Frame, The Serif and The Sero. Displays are rated on various categories including “Safety”, “Easy on the eyes”, flicker level, consistency and color fidelity.
(From left to right) Seokwoo Yong, EVP and R&D team leader, Visual Display Business at Samsung Electronics and Cherif Kedir, President and CEO of VDE
The new Lifestyle televisions have been evaluated for their safety with respect to levels of blue light emission and inhibition of melatonin based on a light risk classification method defined by the International Commission on Electrical Engineering (CEI). Samsung Lifestyle 2022 TVs meet IEC standards for screen flicker, which can cause eye strain or headaches for viewers. They have also been recognized for excellence in color fidelity and uniformity of picture quality, both of which contribute to the level of eye comfort when watching TV.
(From left to right) Seokwoo Yong, EVP and R&D team leader, Visual Display Business at Samsung Electronics and Wyatt brannan, Vice President of Consumer Affairs in North America, Medical and information technology from UL
Samsung’s Lifestyle 2022 TVs1 have also been verified as ‘glare-free’ by Insurers’ laboratories (UL), a leading independent company in the field of security sciences. UL’s verification validates the “Glare Free” statement by rating products against the Unified Glare Rating (UGR) testing standard set by the International Commission of Lighting (CIE). Samsung’s new Lifestyle TV models use a new matte display with anti-glare, anti-glare and anti-fingerprint properties to deliver the optimum brightness and the best picture quality without glare.
Reflected Glare, which determines whether objects on a TV screen are visible even when external light is reflected off the surface
Incomfort Glare, which determines if a TV screen is too bright
Disability Glare, which determines if a TV screen is too bright when watching TV in a dark room
These glare ratings were calculated based on the results of testing television both at 300 lux, which equates to a brightly lit working area, and at 150 lux, which is typically the value for an area. dimly lit working area.
(From left to right) Seokwoo Yong, EVP and R&D team leader, Visual Display Business at Samsung Electronics and Raj shah, Vice-President Marketing of Pantone
Additionally, Samsung’s all-new QLED 2022 models have received the world’s first “Pantone Validated” certification from Pantone, the world-renowned brand in the global color industry and creator of the Pantone Matching System (PMS).
Those models receiving this recognition from Pantone include the 20 new models – 15 QLED TVs in 4K and 8K and five monitors. Samsung’s 2022 QLED TV line-up has been recognized for its precise expression of 2,030 Pantone colors and 110 newly added skin tones.
“As televisions increasingly become a center of home entertainment, there is an increasing demand for displays with industry-leading picture quality that minimize eye strain,” said Seokwoo Yong, executive vice-president and head of the R&D team, visual display activity at Samsung Electronics. “This recognition from the world’s leading institutes validates our technology, which offers the best images in its class as well as the most comfortable viewing experience. “
1 Applicable to Samsung Lifestyle 2022 TVs including The Frame, The Serif and The Sero.