[Infographic] Inside the Accessibility Features that Allow Everyone to Enjoy Samsung’s TVs

Television is a window of communication capable of connecting us to the world. As the availability of more and more diverse content and features continues to grow, users are able to access all different kinds of entertainment through their TV. Yet despite this constant innovation, for those with vision or hearing impairments, basic TV features like sound controls and screen settings can still be challenging to access.   With its TVs, Samsung provides a range of accessibility features so that every user can enjoy their favorite content without issue. From…

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Samsung Galaxy Smartphones Receive Accessibility Seal from the ONCE Foundation

  Honoring its commitment to making technology more accessible for people with disabilities, Samsung Electronics Iberia, S.A.U. has announced that its Samsung Galaxy S20 and Galaxy Note10 devices have received an accessibility certification from Spain-based NGO Fundación ONCE (the ONCE Foundation). The Amovil seal is part of a project developed by the ONCE Foundation in collaboration with universal accessibility consultancy ILUNION Tecnología y Accesibilidad, whose objective is to provide information about the accessibility features of commercial smartphones.     A Leader in Accessibility Samsung is the first manufacturer to receive…

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[Video] Master Key for Manufacturing Applied to Virus Test Kits

In recent times, KogeneBiotech and SolGent, both small, Korea-based makers of virus test kits, have been extremely busy. After Korea’s extensive testing regime, now dubbed by some as “K-prevention”, proved effective in curbing the spread of COVID-19, these companies experienced a significant surge in global demand for their test kits. This led to both companies struggling to meet the demand – even after reallocating resources to help with production – largely because their manufacturing processes required large amounts of manual labor.   That was until Samsung stepped in, with the…

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[Video] How Samsung Helped a Promising Startup Find New Life

A lot can change in a year and a half. Just ask NaHyeon Lee, CEO of the groundbreaking pharmacy management platform eBlue Channel. Eighteen months after a shortage of funds had pushed eBlue Channel to the brink of closure, the startup was reborn as one of the most promising venture companies in South Korea’s Gyeongsangbuk-do Province.   When she established eBlue Channel in 2016, Lee’s biggest concern was her lack of experience. Before starting her startup, she was the owner of a “gukbap” (rice soup) restaurant, and later, a convenience…

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Samsung Electronics Releases 2020 Sustainability Report

On June 12, Samsung Electronics released the 2020 edition of its Sustainability Report. The latest version of the report, which has been published annually since 2008, offers a comprehensive look at the outcomes of corporate sustainability management1 activities that took place throughout 2019.   The cover of Samsung Electronics’ 2020 Sustainability Report   With the release of this year’s report, Samsung Electronics endeavors to offer a measure of hope and assistance amidst the ongoing global health crisis. The company aims to do this by sharing insights it has gained over…

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[A Greener Galaxy] ② Making the Shopping Experience More Sustainable

  Each time a Galaxy product is released, countless consumers, after watching review after review, make their way to Samsung’s retail stores to experience the company’s latest innovations for themselves.   As soon as they walk through the doors, they’re greeted with a smile and offered a chance to test out the new devices’ impressive features. The entire shopping experience is simple and seamless. And now, thanks to the tireless efforts of Samsung’s retail team, it’s more environmentally conscious than ever.   Read on to find out how the team…

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[A Greener Galaxy] ① Smartphone Chargers That Put the Planet First

  Today’s mobile devices may come in all shapes and sizes, but they share one crucial thing in common: they all need to charge.   Yes, as powerful as they’ve become, most mobile devices still require charging every day. To help prevent this daily ritual from becoming a drain on the planet, Samsung Electronics has spent the last few decades refining its charger technology to make the process as environmentally conscious as possible. This not only includes prioritizing various power-saving technologies, but also reducing the use of potentially harmful substances…

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[Editorial] Designing A Sustainable Future

We have seen the world change substantially this year, and now more than ever, people are looking for ways to achieve a global future that is, at its heart, sustainable.   Sustainability has always been a central theme for us designers; we understand the crucial role design plays when it comes to creating a sustainable future. So at a time when caring for our environment has become ever more important, let us take the opportunity to commemorate World Environment Day by sharing our vision for a better tomorrow through design.…

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Samsung’s New Corporate Citizenship Website Spotlights Inspiring Stories From Around the World

  Samsung Electronics has announced the launch of a new global website dedicated to sharing an aspect of its operations that it holds quite dear: corporate citizenship. By spotlighting the inspiring stories of the countless people who have made the company’s citizenship activities over the last eight years so memorable and fulfilling, the new website reminds us that when it comes to making the world a better place, we’re all in this together.   The website was created to provide these incredible individuals with the spotlight they deserve, and to…

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Samsung Smart City in Gumi Earns UL’s Zero Waste to Landfill Validation ‘GOLD’ Grade

Samsung Electronics announced that Samsung Smart City in Gumi has achieved Zero Waste to Landfill Gold validation by UL, a global safety certification organization, on May 7. The validation confirms the company’s efforts to recycle 97% of their waste materials. Samsung Smart City in Gumi is the first workplace in South Korea that manufactures finished products to earn validation at the Gold level from UL.   Samsung Smart City in Gumi, the outpost of Samsung Electronics smartphone production   Samsung Smart City has been managing its ‘green growth’ initiative since…

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