6
This content is rated TV-MA, and is for viewers 18 years or older. Are you of age?
Sorry, you are not old enough to view this content.

CES 2012: Take a hands-on look at the Lenovo Idea TV

About Video Transcript

CES 2012: Take a hands-on look at the Lenovo Idea TV

1:50 /

The Lenovo Idea TV is powered by Android's Ice Cream Sandwich, and comes equipped with gaming controller and a unique interactive remote control

Hey, guys. Brian Tong here at CES 2012. We're here at the digital experience showcase and this is really one of the most innovative TV's we've seen here in CES. TV's are a big push, but this is Lenovo Idea TV. Now, we talk about some of the specs of this television set. This is running Android Ice Cream Sandwich. Now, their interface is what they like to call the sandwich interface and what makes it unique, is it's 3 different panels. You'll have your remote where you can actually slide your thumb from side to side to navigate through the panels which includes obviously your TV viewing, then you have access to the Lenovo app store and then if you're on the main media content that you'd like to view. Now, some of the specs of the television set. This is an IPS display. It will come in 42 inches or 55 inches, so you'll have really a great viewing angle to watch all the content. Now, this is going to be a passive 3D display. We've seen a lot push to get rid of those expensive glasses. This is one of them. Another really unique feature this has is, there's a little video camera right here down in the base. Now, what that does... sure, you can do video conversing, but it also has a child lock feature, so what that means is, if you are an adult and you don't want your kids to get access to Lenovo's app store, it only will unlock with your face. So that's another really unique feature that this TV has. Now, we talked about apps, this television set also supports gaming. It will come with it's own game controller, so you'll have things like Asphalt 6 to play with. It also allows to convert your 2D content to 3D content, so there's... there's a wide a variety of games that will be available for this television set. Now, the Idea TV, there's no estimated date for it to arrive in the US yet. It will be available in China sometime around April 2012, but this is really one of the most innovative TV's we've seen here at CES. So there's your first look at the Lenovo Idea TV.

New releases

Winning apps for coaches
1:03 March 27, 2015
Anyone who has ever coached youth sports knows the frustrations of communicating important messages to dozens of families. In this...
Play video
Imperial Star Destroyer joins growing fleet of 'Star Wars' drones, Ep. 197
4:35 March 26, 2015
This week on Crave, we navigate crowds while staring at our phones, catch space junk with fish nets, and ogle a new "Star Wars" taking...
Play video
Birdly uses VR, a fan and your flapping arms to simulate flight (Tomorrow Daily 151)
28:21 March 26, 2015
On today's show, Ashley and Khail check out bird-flight simulator Birdly (complete with hydraulic flapping arm mechanism), a father...
Play video
Expect the new Apple TV at WWDC 2015
5:28 March 26, 2015
Reports point to a a brand new Apple TV in June; we take a look at an Apple Drone concept; and the App of the Week is Memoji Keyboard....
Play video
A too-small oven stymies Electrolux's gas range
2:03 March 26, 2015
Electrolux's mid-price 30-inch Gas Freestanding Range with IQ Touch Controls has entry-level capabilities.
Play video
2015 Kia Sedona
5:39 March 26, 2015
Brian Cooley test-drives the Kia Sedona minivan and offers his take on how it stacks up against its rivals.
Play video
Xiaomi Yi Action Cam is way better than its price
1:25 March 26, 2015
The Yi's video quality and shooting options are well above other cameras in its class, but you'll need to bring your own accessori...
Play video
Facebook's new features and Twitter launches Periscope
2:58 March 26, 2015
Facebook lays out new features, Twitter launches a Meerkat hunter and Steven Spielberg gets the call to direct "Ready Player One."
Play video