Amsterdam, January 23, 2019 – Legendary music recording and production facility, Abbey Road Studios has announced a new strategic partnership with TP Vision – brand licensee for the design, sales, marketing and manufacturing of Philips TVs. The agreement will confirm TP Vision as the official TV partner for Abbey Road Studios.
The partnership celebrates a shared commitment to excellence, reflected in Abbey Road’s mission to deliver the highest quality recording experience, and TP Vision’s commitment to ensuring Philips TVs offer the very best-in-class picture quality.
The two brands will be embarking on a creative collaboration encompassing the creation of unique content, as well as events and special activations at the studios.
Philips TVs will become the preferred TV for Abbey Road Studios award-winning engineers and will be used throughout the studios’ world-famous live rooms, control rooms and public spaces.
A number of different sets and sizes will be used throughout the studios, including the outstanding OLED+903 multi-award-winning TV which recently won two independent picture quality tests, featuring judging panels of 35 experts on each occasion and beating the best sets from all of the other major TV brands.
The OLED+903 also features an exceptional sound system designed in conjunction with the leading specialist audio brand, and Abbey Road Studios’ official loudspeaker and headphone partner, Bowers & Wilkins.
For Philips TV, the partnership with Abbey Road Studios allows the brand to leverage its European heritage and jointly celebrate precision craftmanship, innovation and European excellence.
Commenting on the new partnership, TP Vision Chief Marketing Officer Martijn Smelt said: ‘We have successfully created a number of exciting partnerships with high-end European brands that share our ethos and passions. Abbey Road Studios is a legendary brand that for decades has represented the finest in music production. I’m delighted that they recognise a similar culture of excellence at TP Vision and feel that Philips TV best represents their perfect TV partner’.
Commenting on behalf of Abbey Road Studios, Jeremy Huffelmann Head of Partnerships, said: “We are delighted to be embarking on a new partnership with Philips, who share our commitment to technical excellence, and passion for innovation and craftsmanship. By collaborating with TP Vision, we can continue to enhance our in-studio audio visual services to provide the best possible experience for our clients, whilst further exploring the intersection of sound and vision that lies at the heart of Abbey Road.”
About Abbey Road Studios
Abbey Road Studios is the most famous recording studio in the world and a global music icon. The Studios are a centre of innovation for recording techniques, audio technology, and everything connected to the past, present and future of music development. Home to countless landmark recordings and pioneering advances in recording technology, the legendary studio complex has a phenomenal history spanning over 87 years, encompassing celebrated work by many of the world’s most famous recording artists including The Beatles, Florence + The Machine, Pink Floyd, Kanye West, Ed Sheeran, Oasis, Sam Smith, Lady Gaga, The 1975, Brockhampton and Adele. Film scores recorded at Abbey Road Studios include The Lord of The Rings trilogy, the Harry Potter films, the Oscar winning Gravity and The Shape of Water, plus Black Panther and Mission: Impossible – Fallout.
Discover more at www.abbeyroad.com
About TP Vision
TP Vision is a consumer electronics key player in the world of audio visual digital entertainment. TP Vision concentrates on developing, manufacturing and marketing Philips branded TV sets (Europe, Russia, Middle East, South America, India and selected countries in Asia-Pacific) and audio products (all around the Globe). We do this by combining the innovative Philips brand heritage with our design expertise, operational excellence, flexibility and speed of TPV Technology. With these combined strengths, we bring high-quality TV sets to the market: smart and easy to use with sophisticated styling. We believe in creating products that offer a superior audio and visual experience for consumers. With Philips TVs, TP Vision is a global leader in the hospitality market. TP Vision is the exclusive brand licensee of Philips TVs for the above listed countries and, on the global stage for the Philips audio products.TP Vision employs close to 2,000 people in several locations around the globe and is 100% owned by TPV, one of the world’s leading monitor and LCD TV manufacturers, selling and marketing Philips branded TVs in China. TPV has been able to drive its growth over the years by leveraging its economies of scale and core competencies in R&D, manufacturing, logistic efficiency and quality.