LG talks up smart appliances (live blog)
At the opening press conference at CES, LG touts its "Smart TV" platform alongside smart appliances, and teases smartphones.
LAS VEGAS--LG Electronics kicked off CES 2011 press day here this morning at a Venetian Hotel ballroom.
The key word for LG this year is "smart," as in its "Smart TV" platform, which it unveiled this morning, along with smart appliances. The companyto trying to whet consumers' appetites about what Net-connected white goods can do.
It also offered a glimpse at new smartphones like the tablet ) at a separate session tomorrow.. For details on the company's upcoming smartphone for Verizon, a model equipped with the up-and-coming LTE (Long-term Evolution) wireless technology, you will have to wait until tomorrow. LG also plans to introduce a
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The original, barebones version of this story was published Jan. 4 at 3:16 p.m. PT.