LG's 2018 TVs will have Google Assistant built in

Uprezzing is going to be a crucial part of plugging the 8K content gap

When a user gives a command like "Show me Google Photo's pictures that were taken from previous year in Las Vegas", it is able to find and show corresponding pictures from his or her Google Photo account.

LG has today announced that it will introduce the ThinQ OLED and SUPER UHD TVs at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES 2018).

As of now, there is no word on price and the region-specific availability of the new ThinQ TV series, but the company is expected to announce more details at LG booth in the upcoming Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2018 (January 9-12), Las Vegas. Back in 2014, Samsung launched "Voice Control" for its televisions. However, as the concept bites, expect AI to be used more and more to describe enhanced functionality of this type. LG says that Google Assistant will only be available in select markets, but it doesn't say which markets those will be.

In addition, countries that have access to Google Assistant can also make use of Google's powerful tool to control more advanced elements on top of what can be controlled by ThinQ.

The LG α (Alpha) 9 processor will soon power the latest OLED TVs and SUPER UHD TVs.

The company has also added Nano Cell technology to its SUPER UHD TVs.

LG's 2018 TVs will have Google Assistant built in
LG's 2018 TVs will have Google Assistant built in

Backed by sophisticated technology, viewers can quickly connect to gaming consoles and external soundbars. Since the modern technological developments are revolving are AI and Machine learning, LG thinks the AI implementation in new-gen TV is inevitable.

The TVs will also include LG's new α (Alpha) 9 intelligent processor for improved image quality. The improved colour correction algorithm allows for more natural colours by expanding the reference colour coordinates seven-fold compared to before. Naturally, LG isn't saying anything about the pricing or availability of the new 2018 TV lineup but the users can see the specs and features at CES 2018. Both 2018 OLED TVs and Super UHD TVs will also support Dolby Atmos object-based surround sound.

So what about HDR? This will give the users an entirely new TV watching experience.

A webOS operating system embedded in the TV units will support most of the functions. Further, the new range is claimed to use a proprietary algorithm and Enhanced Dynamic Tone mapping to process HDR images dynamically frame by frame.

While you could ask Apple's Siri, Amazon's Alexa or Google's Assistant the same questions, none of them would understand what you're talking about - your LG TV, on the other hand, will.



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