Archive forSeptember, 2011

LG GLASSES-FREE OPTIMUS 3D KNOCKS OUT 3D CAMERAS

September 29th, 2011 by LG Blog UK
 
LG’s 3D has once again caught the attention of global consumers through its collaboration with National Geographic to showcase the world’s first 3D image gallery at this year’s IFA. After shooting, all six artists testified to LG Optimus 3D’s excellent image quality while eliminating the burden of heavy equipment and praised it to be the 3D device of choice. Justin Guariglia, one of the participating photographers, mentioned that the technology is just amazing in such a small device. Every photographer would love to have the power of a great camera in a little phone. This is clearly a step in...
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LG EMBRACES IPS PANEL TECHNOLOGY FOR A NEW STANDARD IN MONITOR PERFORMANCE

September 28th, 2011 by LG Blog UK
 
LG Electronics (LG) has introduced a new monitor series based on in-plane switching (IPS) technology, the IPS5. The IPS5 series is the latest version of the Technical Image Press Association (TIPA) Award winning monitor line-ups of the IPS1 and IPS6 series. The IPS5 series has been upgraded with expert colour calibration to ensure that colours remain sharp and true. The IPS5 series is equipped with outstanding colour reproduction technology intended for enterprise customers and photographers who require bright and realistic images. “We’re committed to continually improving all aspects of our monitors with the best technology currently available,” said Havis Kwon, President...
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LG TAPPED TO INTRODUCE CAPCOM’S STREET FIGHTER IV ON UPCOMING HD SMARTPHONES

September 19th, 2011 by LG Blog UK
 
LG Electronics announced today that it has entered into an exclusive deal with CAPCOM, Japan’s legendary game developer known for creating multi-million selling franchises. The agreement gives LG exclusive rights to Street Fighter IV on its first HD Android smartphone for three months after its launch. The Street Fighter series, which debuted in 1987, is found on millions of game consoles and in arcades all over the word but has never before been offered on the Android platform. Street Fighter IV will make its Android smartphone debut on LG’s global apps site in the fourth quarter. “We are honored to...
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Jonathan Trott named ICC Cricketer of the Year 2011

September 13th, 2011 by LG Blog UK
 
England's Jonathan Trott has been named ICC Cricketer of the Year 2011 at the LG ICC Awards after an extraordinary 12 months for the batsman. In 12 Tests, he compiled 1,042 runs at an average of 65.12, including four centuries and three half-centuries. In addition, he played 24 ODIs, hitting 1,064 runs at an average of 48.36 with two centuries and nine 50s. In that time he has helped his team retain the Ashes in Australia, reach the quarter-final of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 and also register other Test series victories against Sri Lanka, India and Pakistan. The independent voting...
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LG 3D Game Festival Spans the Globe

September 7th, 2011 by LG Blog UK
 
LG’s 3D Game Festival has kicked off, attracting throngs of excited, energetic gamers from across the world. Already, 50,000 spectators gathered in Seoul last June for the inaugural festival. Since then, LG has taken the gaming festivities worldwide. The Festival has so far been held in over 20 countries, crossing continents and oceans to swing by, among others, Singapore, Chile, the United States, Russia, the United Arab Emirates and Germany. LG’s 3D Game Festival used the first event in Seoul, Korea as a springboard for its overseas journey. The Seoul event in late June saw 50,000 visitors show up to experience...
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LG SPONSORS LONDON FASHION WEEK 2011

September 6th, 2011 by LG Blog UK
 
LG Electronics (LG), today announces that it has partnered with London Fashion Week to become the Official Garment Care Supplier of the prestigious fashion event. The partnership will see the Home Appliance manufacturer provide expert support at London Fashion Week, 16th – 20th September 2011, with a dedicated ‘Steam Team’ available to help the Designers get their clothes ready for the catwalk. Earlier this year LG unveiled its 2011 home appliance range, which includes leading innovations in washing such as the introduction of 6 Motion Direct Drive technology which provides 6 different washing movements, providing care for even the most...
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LG AIMING FOR TOP POSITION IN EUROPE IN WASHING MACHINES AND REFRIGERATORS BY 2015

September 2nd, 2011 by LG Blog UK
 
The President of LG Electronics’ (LG) Home Appliance Company announced at IFA its goal to become the top washing machine and refrigerator brand in Europe by 2015. Speaking at Messe Berlin, Young-ha Lee, CEO of LG Electronics Home Appliance Company, said LG intends to capture 13 percent market share (sales amount based) in washing machines and 12.5 percent in refrigerators (sales amount based, excluding built-in refrigerators) in the region in four years. “The European market is highly competitive due to established local players in the home appliance industry,” Mr. Lee said. “But LG is absolutely committed to being a brand...
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LG, PHILIPS AND SHARP JOIN HANDS TO OFFER MULTI-PLATFORM SMART TV APPS

September 1st, 2011 by LG Blog UK
 
LG, Philips and Sharp have agreed to work together to define common technical requirements for their Smart TVs, based upon open standards such as HTML5, CE-HTML and HbbTV. The group’s first step will be to introduce the first beta version of a common Software Development Kit (SDK), which highlights the need to define the technical requirements that would allow content developers to create a single application that can run on Smart TVs from LG, Philips and Sharp Aquos Net+. The initiative aims to simplify the way applications are developed and offered, increasing productivity of the application ecosystem for the Smart TV...
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