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Video: CES: LG unveils new TV, smart home technology

LG unveiled a big TV with big features at the Consumer Electronics Show on Monday—an up to 84 inch TV with voice and 3D gesture controls, sure to be a hit with gamers.

It is a nano-full LED, with a screen thickness of 28 mm’s.

It’s also available in 55, 60 and 72 inch models. LG also announced a google TV partnership—and marked a shift for the streaming video player market, since all of it’s tv’s will now come with wifi and streaming capabilities, built-in.

LG also announced that it’s TVs will contain it’s own chip set, a new product called L9.

In kitchen appliances, LG promoted the idea that consumers own smart devices can communicate with each other about what food is stored in the fridge. A system called “Smart Manager,” would allow consumers to scan receipts and get recipe suggestions ,find out what’s in the fridge or order more groceries directly from a store, even if they are not at home.

From CES in Las Vegas, Kerry Davis, IDG News Service.


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