LG gets smart at CES

LAS VEGAS - LG Electronics has unveiled a number of new devices at the 2011 International Consumer Electronics Show.

"For LG, 2011 is going to be all about smart products, including smart TVs, smart phones, and smart appliances," said Dr. Skott Ahn, president and chief technology officer of LG Electronics, during his keynote speech. "It's no longer enough just to offer static services -- consumers today want to connect and enjoy a constantly updated range of content and applications. We understand this, and that's why 2011's going to be a big year for LG."

According to a company press release, LG unveiled its Smart TV, which features Internet connectivity and the ability for users to access content from their PC. LG also introduced the LW6500, a new LG Cinema 3D TV.

On the mobile front, Dr. Ahn introduced LG's latest smartphones including LG Optimus 2X, a smartphone with a dual core processor and full HD screen and LG Optimus Black, the company reported. 

LG also showcased its Long Term Evolution (LTE) technology, a glasses-free 3D display for mobiles devices, and a smartphone that supports the United States' version of mobile DTV (LG MS960).

The company also unveiled its range of appliances using its new THINQ technology that lets users to adapt their home appliances to their personal preference and control and monitor them via their smartphones or tablet PCs. LG's washing machine can automatically select the most cost-effective time to do the laundry and can also send detailed diagnoses of technical problems direct to a service center.


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