Samsung Introduces Interactive Olympics Mobile Application in the Region
Samsung: Take Part 2012 app offers Augmented Reality games, virtual tours of the Olympic Stadiums and other exciting features
Dubai, UAE – August 6, 2012 – Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd, a global leader in digital media and digital convergence technologies and Worldwide Partner of London 2012 Olympics Games, is bringing Olympics closer to the community by launching a dedicated Olympics Mobile Application, Samsung Take Part 2012.
Available in Samsung Apps and the Google Play Store, the new Samsung: Take Part 2012 application enables the community to be involved in the Olympic Games while building the overall excitement for the event. The app allows users to compete in 3D and Augmented Reality sports. In addition, it provides a variety of Olympic Games content, allowing users to take virtual 360° interactive 3D tours of the Olympic Stadium and other official venues, test their knowledge with polls and trivia and keep up with the latest news about the Olympic Games. The app is best experienced on the powerful hardware of the Samsung GALAXY S III, Samsung’s official Olympic Games phone.
“The Olympics mobile application on GALAXY S III is enabling our regional consumers to experience and take part in the London 2012 Olympic Games,” said Ashraf Fawakherji, General Manager of Telecommunications Group at Samsung Gulf Electronics. “The Samsung: Take Part 2012 is an interactive and fun application that enriches the users’ overall Olympics experience and we are positive that it will delight our consumers.”
As Samsung’s official Olympic Games Phone, the GALAXY S III not only presents features with enhanced usability designed to make everyday life easier, but also includes features that enhance the user’s Olympic Games experience. Users of the device can fully experience the Olympic Games on the expansive 4.8” HD Super AMOLED Display. With the device’s intuitive features such as the Pop-Up Play, users can watch the Games on their screen uninterrupted while simultaneously doing other tasks on their phone.
About Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is a global leader in semiconductor, telecommunication, digital media and digital convergence technologies with 2011 consolidated sales of US$143.1 billion. Employing approximately 206,000 people in 197 offices across 72 countries, the company operates two separate organizations to coordinate its nine independent business units: Digital Media & Communications, comprising Visual Display, Mobile Communications, Telecommunication Systems, Digital Appliances, IT Solutions, and Digital Imaging; and Device Solutions, consisting of Memory, System LSI and LED. Recognized for its industry-leading performance across a range of economic, environmental and social criteria, Samsung Electronics was named the world’s most sustainable technology company in the 2011 Dow Jones Sustainability Index. For more information, please visit www.samsung.com.