LG Electronics

LG to unveil latest AI-powered TVs at CES

LG Electronics is set to introduce its latest flagship TVs with ThinQ artificial intelligence technology and algorithmically-enhanced image quality at CES next week. The new TVs will run LG’s second-generation Alpha 9 processor (α9 Gen 2) and will use a new algorithm to analyse source content and recognise ambient conditions in order to enhance picture […]

Vonetize strikes LatAm SmartVOD deal with LG

OTT and VOD solutions provider Vonetize has reached an agreement with LG Electronics to expand distribution of Vonetize’s SmartVOD Premium movie service to seven key countries across Latin America.  SmartVOD is a rental and digital purchase service for streaming Hollywood releases in up to 4K-HDR quality and under the deal it will be available in Brazil, Mexico, Colombia, Argentina, […]

LG to unveil ‘Super UHD’ TVs at CES

LG Electronics will unveil a new premium line of High Dynamic Range-capable 4K Ultra HD TVs at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas this week. The ‘LG Super UHD’ TVs will lead the company’s 2016 4K Ultra HD TV lineup for the US and have been designated by the electronics maker as ‘HDR Plus’. […]

UHD Alliance launches at CES

A powerful coalition of Hollywood studios, consumer electronics makers, content distributers and technology companies has formed in a bid to create a seamless and integrated ecosystem for Ultra HD. The UHD Alliance, which launched at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas and includes firms like Netflix, Samsung and Twentieth Century Fox, said the […]

LG signs smart TV interface deal with Gracenote

LG Electronics has partnered with metadata firm Gracenote, which will power LG’s On Now service on its latest Cinema 3D line of smart TVs in Europe.  Gracenote eyeQ will provide TV schedules and listings, movie and TV show descriptive metadata, as well as cover art and images to help viewers navigate through broadcast and on-demand […]

Showtime signs smart TV interactivity deal with LG

US broadcaster Showtime Networks has partnered with LG Electronics to make it easier for viewers to interact with its TV shows.  Showtime will use LG’s LivePlus technology to offer its Sho Sync app on 2012 and 2013 models of LG internet-connected TVs, meaning viewers can access interactive content, delivered automatically to their TV, without the need to […]

LG adds Now TV app to smart TVs in exclusive deal

LG Electronics is adding Sky’s UK over-the-top service Now TV to its smart TV platform.  LG said it will be “the only smart TV provider to offer access to NOW TV for a minimum of 12 months” and will launch the service on its 2012/2013 range of TVs and 2013 Blu-ray players in August. Now […]

Entone signs LG Netcast deal

Entone, a hybrid TV and connected home solutions provider, has signed a deal to integrate LG Electronics’ Netcast streaming platform with Entone’s hybrid media gateway. The combined solution is designed to deliver linear TV and over-the-top TV services to internet-connected consumer electronics devices without the need for a traditional set-top box, Entone said. The first […]

LG to use Smartclip for Smart TV ads

LG Electronics has chosen video advertising specialist Smartclip to monetise all ad inventory on its LG Smart TV Platform in Europe, Russia and Australia. Smartclip said its agreement with LG Electronics will give advertisers access to the entire ad inventory on the LG Smart TV Platform, ranging from pre-roll and banner ads to unique and […]

LG announces premium 3D content zone on Smart TVs

LG Electronics has launched a new premium 3D content portal on its Cinema 3D Smart TVs. Expanding on its 3D Zone Smart TV app that launched last year, LG’s 3D World gives customers access to a selection of 3D content across various categories including entertainment, sports, documentary, kids, and lifestyle. LG said it planned to […]