January 7, 2013
Mandalay Bay South Seas ballroom
The theme of the LG press conference is Touch The smart
life!, the show was opened by John Taylor from LG with a video presentation of
the new things to come in 201. Work
smart, mobile life, easy appliances, and play!!! What can we expect: OLED TV's
slender as a pencil, all around connectivity, smart TV's with voice search, 84
inch TV's with ultra high def and 3d capabilities.
President and CEO of LG Wayne Park, so what is the meaning
of touch the smart life?? It means to
make things easier, more attractive and functional for consumers. How Can LG make our lives better? Easier
appliances that learn from your use, Smart phones with multi-task abilities and
Some great notes for
LG in 2012: 11 billion dollars in sales in 2012, the YOY growth has come to
their revenue. LG was named Energy star most
efficient partner of the year by the EPA.
Skott Ahn on Global president and CTO, states that the word
smart is thrown around but LG wants to really bring, freedom, natural,
breathtaking, stress free. Things should
not be complicated, it should be natural, where products work they way you
expect them to. Consumers can use
products in the most natural and convenient way. Things such as connectivity in the home, with
1 touch connection. You can do things
such as touching your phone to the TV or NFC tag on an appliance to activate
the features you want. Magic Remote
2013, you can write a number in the air to change channels, you can use voice
and finger gestures, you can control the TV using only 1 finger instead of 3
like most other brands. To create a
stress free life, takes care of details, you can use handwriting features
during a call, zoom into videos. With refrigerators
you can save energy by opening smaller doors to get what's needed. Their OLED TV's are breathtaking, with
infinite contrast ratio, wider side angles.
LG is the 1st company to bring ULTRA HD to the mainstream market.
LG will allow you to connect your phone to your 84 inch TV with the same
quality display. Laser TV will be released,
allowing you to get truly cinematic 100" screen.
James Fishler, Senior VP or marketing operations in the US
showcased the new line up for 2013:
Voice activated remote control
phone to appliance communication
smart oven to control temp, robot vacuum cleaner, mega capacity refrigerator with easy clean cycle, door in
door refrigerator, turbo wash and true steam.
100% of the washer and dryers will be energy
touch screen for better touch capabilities
phones with Verizon, spectrum 1 and 2 and the intuition (phablet) with 5 "display
G raises the bar on phones. With a quad
core cpu and multitasking abilities
phone partnered with Google
HD TV's will come in 2 more sizes 65" 55" besides the current availability of their
share will allow you to share between devices
generation of Google TV will be launched, 7 models in 5 screen sizes
only no CCFL
2013 will be a huge year for mobile phones so you can touch
the smart life anywhere you go.