• News
  • Columns
  • Interviews
  • BW Communities
  • Events
  • BW TV
  • Subscribe to Print
BW Businessworld

Toshiba Brings LED TVs With Android OS

Photo Credit :

Introducing a range of smarter LED TVs to the world that lets consumers enjoy personalized content, watch visual details and stunning graphics come to life on the biggest screen at home, and satiate their hunger for infotainment through a world of content and apps, Toshiba India today launched its first LED TVs powered by Android 4.4 OS, certified by Google. The newest range of LED TVs from Toshiba empowers customers to stay updated and enjoy every bit of countless apps, games, videos on a range of Ultra HD 4K screens in L9450 series and HD and Full HD screens in L5400 series.
Commenting on the launch of the Toshiba LED TV powered by Android OS, Sanjay Warke, Country Head, Toshiba India, DS Division said, “The Android interface has opened a world of possibilities for consumers. From connecting India, to offering a wide variety of performance tools and apps, to an array of entertainment option, Android™ has demonstrated its ambidextrous capabilities. We are trying to bring the same limitless experience by breaking boundaries on screen sizes. Our latest range offers the customers a choice to enjoy latest Android™ applications on a larger screen and in a higher image quality, than that of smartphones and tablets.”
Lava Iris Alfa Launched At Rs 6550
Lava International Limited, a fast growing company in the mobile handset industry, today announced the launch of LAVA Iris Alfa, a 5” 1.2GHz Quad Core processor  smartphone with an elegant design. The smartphone with its 5” IPS Full lamination display makes every image look more real and gives an exquisite look to the device in sleep mode. With the launch of Iris Alfa, Lava aims to gratify the demands of consumers with heavy smartphone usage without compromising on their budget.
Running on Android KitKat 4.4, LAVA Iris Alfa offers an improved user experience through an enhanced user interface, superior battery life and software performance. The smartphones comes bundled with Truecaller premium - a phone number search app, Rs 2000 worth free downloads offer on Hungama Music app, a multimedia app for entrainment & Adaptxt that supports 11 Indian local languages.
The smartphone has FWVGA 854X480 resolutions which offers a bright display with rich colors & sharp images for a great viewing experience from all angles. Its width of 71.4 mm and thickness of 9.3 mm makes this an extremely handy smartphone.
SmartWatch 3 & SmartBand Talk Unveiled
Sony India announced its new SmartWear Experience range, SmartWatch 3 and SmartBand Talk in the market. Both wearable devices connect with the popular Lifelog, the accompanying app designed to help you understand more about the way to live and move, so you can improve and enrich your life.
After leading the market since 2007, SmartWatch 3 is Sony’s latest generation SmartWatch, but the first specifically designed for the latest Android Wear updates in close collaboration with Google. This partnership matches Sony’s leadership in smart, wearable products with Google’s software and platform expertise to create a unique wearable experience founded on both hardware and software innovation.
Android Wear organizes your information, suggests what you need, and shows it to you before you even ask. You can get messages from your friends, appointment notifications, and weather updates at a glance. It could be flight information, tips based on your interests or messages of any kind, so user input is seldom necessary. But if you need to interact with Android Wear, voice is easiest way.
Even without your Android smartphone, SmartWatch 3 is a fun and useful accessory with impressive standalone functionality. The built-in microphone, and Accelerometer, Compass, Gyro and GPS sensor technology means more accurate, more powerful lifelogging.
Leaders Congregate At Inaugural Harvard US India Initiative Conference
The Harvard College US India Initiative (HUII), an undergraduate student organization, hosted the inaugural Harvard India Initiative Conference 2015. The two-day conference brought together 50 plus thought leaders from across the globe to foster targeted dialogue and academic critique on India’s future. Starting with a thought-provoking keynote address from Jairam Ramesh, Member of Parliament - Rajya Sabha and closing with an introspective and personal keynote address from Jayant Sinha, Hon’ble Indian Minister of State for Finance, the conference presented fresh ideas across diverse themes such as education, politics, culture, society, economics and social entrepreneurship. 
Some of the key speakers included Manish Sisodia, Indian activist and member of AAP; Piyush Goyal, Hon’ble Minister of State with Independent Charge for Power, Coal and New & Renewable Energy in the Government of India; Jyotiraditya Madhavrao Scindia, Member of Parliament; Supriya Sule, Member of Parliament - Lok Sabha; Nandita Das, Actor & Director, Advocate of Social Issues; Pramath Raj Sinha, Founder, Ashoka University, Founder & MD, 9.9 Media and Founding Dean, ISB; Amit Rajan, Founder, SlideShare; Tarun Tahiliani, popular Fashion Designer and Co-founder of Ensemble; Debasish Mitter, Country Head of Michael and Susan Dell Foundation; Saeed Mirza, Bollywood screenwriter and director; Prof. Rohini Pande, Economist and Professor of Public Policy at Harvard Kennedy School; Zia Mody, Founder and Senior Partner, AZB & Partners and Pinky Anand, Senior Advocate at the Supreme Court of India, Additional Solicitor General of India & BJP politician among others.