LG has a strong presence at IFA 2014, Europe's biggest consumer electronics show held from September 5-10 in Berlin, with a product line-up to include the first commercial 4K OLED TV, G Watch R featuring Android Wear, CordZero vacuum cleaners and appliances that respond to natural language text messages.
LG?s 4K OLED TVs offer perfect color expression, infinite contrast and 4K resolution - 33 million sub-pixels. The ergonomically curved screen of the 4K OLED TV delivers a new viewer experience and boasts a wide viewing angle.
LG?s 77-inch flexible OLED TV thatllows viewers to adjust the degree of curvature depending on the size of the audience or type of content being viewed. This OLED TV automatically optimizes sound and picture quality to match the degree of curvature. LG will also unveil a new 55-inch CURVED OLED TV featuring a stand studded with Swarovski crystals.
LG will showcase its ULTRA HD TV collection, with various screen sizes measuring 49, 55, 65, 79, 84, 98 and 105 inches. The TVs use the LG IPS 4K Panel. The 105-inch CURVED ULTRA HD TV with Cinema Scope 21:9 ratio screen features 5K resolution (5120 x 2160) that packs 30 percent more pixels than regular 4K TVs. This TV also features 7.2 channels and 150-watt sound system.
All LG ULTRA HD TVs will present diverse Ultra HD content as a result of various partnerships with providers such as Netflix, Amazon and Wuaki as well as Ultra HD programs for European consumers through partnerships with Filmbox Live, Maxdome, videociety and Okko. LG will also demonstrate the first Ultra HD content streaming exclusive on LG's Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV (HbbTV) in collaboration with France Television. And with LG's True 4K Engine, standard definition (SD) and high definition (HD) content can be upscaled to near-4K quality.
Featured in all of OLED and ULTRA HD TVs, LG's webOS Smart+ platform provides a simple user experience with fast access to a world of entertainment. LG's webOS delivers easy content searching and discovery, allowing users to switch between apps, services, live broadcasts and content stored on external devices. With the help of animated character BeanBird, webOS makes configuring and connecting the TV easy.
As an added surprise at IFA, LG will be unveiling its first 8K TV (7680 x 4320), a 98-inch unit that boasts sixteen times the resolution of Full HD TV and four times that of conventional 4K TV.
Following in the footsteps of LG G Watch, LG is aiming to become a leader in the wearable segment by fusing classical design with progressive technology. The new LG G Watch R is the first watch-style wearable to feature a full circle Plastic OLED (P-OLED) display that utilizes 100 percent of the watch face.
Manufactured by LG Display, the display has a 1.3-inch diameter and an ultra slim thinness of less than 0.6mm. With 320X320 resolution, LG Display?s display realizes 100 percent color gamut and 300nit peak luminance,.
LG Display plans to enable the screen to be turned on at all times while using the least amount of power with the Power Save Mode (PSM), which enables the screen to retain the same resolution?even without a power supply?from the power integrated circuit.
LG Display was able to achieve mass production of circular P-OLED displays by
developing a circular mask that enables organic materials to be deposited simultaneously and a new production process that improves deposition efficiency while employing a highly precise laser cutting and processing technology.
KizON, LG?s wristband-type wearable for children, represents LG's commitment to delivering products that are also family-friendly. Designed for pre-school and primary school children, KizON provides secure, real-time location information allowing parents to track their children's where abouts on a smartphone for true peace in mind.
LG's complete G3 series will be in full view at IFA 2014 with the G3 Beat, G Vista and G3 Stylus along with highly G3. These smartphones carry the design language and user experience (UX) of the original LG G3 as well as key features of the G3 optimized for each model's style.
The G3 Beat (G3 s in Europe and the CIS) delivers a UX and fast Laser Auto Focus technology in a more compact package designed around a 5.0-inch thin bezel display. The G Vista offers a 5.7-inch display in a form factor that shares the DNA of the G3. Lastly, the G3 Stylus offers 5.5-inch IPS display and a Rubberdium stylus pen.
LG's Smart Home on display at IFA 2014 is built around the idea of unifying multiple smart appliances into a connected system. At its core is LG HomeChat, a messaging platform that provides users with control and connectivity to get things done. Using a smartphone, homeowners can enjoy control of their smart home ecosystem as well as intelligent time- and energy-saving modes such as Leaving Home, Coming Home or Vacation.
LG Smart Home is compatible with existing open platform smart home systems as well as appliances and devices from different manufacturers through open protocols such as AllJoyn, the open source software sponsored by the AllSeen Alliance. AllJoyn allows users to stay informed of the status of their LG smart appliances such as being notified on LG webOS Smart+ TV that the washing machine has finished its cycle.