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LG Announces New 4K Gaming Monitor

LG 27MU67

LG has recently announced the release of their new 27MU67 desktop monitor, which has been optimised for gaming. The 27-inch screen has 4K Ultra HD resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels and features 16:9 IPS panel with 10 bit color depth, a 1000:1 contrast ratio, 5ms response time, 300 nits brightness, and support for 99 percent of the …

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The End of the Road For Plasma Screen Production?

Panasonic TH65PF12W

Earlier this month, Korean electronics manufacturer Samsung announced that they will be phasing out the development and production of plasma-based television screens. Following the lead of Panasonic, who made a similar announcement last year, Samsung will cease plasma related operations by the end of November this year. The company cited a lack of sufficient consumer interest in …

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LG Develops “Rollable” Displays

LG Rollable Display

Since pioneering the OLED technology that allows television screens to made with thinner, more flexible material, as seen in products such as the world’s first curved screen — the 55-inch 55EA9800 — LG have been developing what should be the next logical step in flexible displays. The company has been able to create an 18-inch OLED display that can be …

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LG Announce Release Window For New SoundPlate System

LG LAB540 SoundPlater + Sub Woofer

LG has announced the release window for their SoundPlate system: the LAB540. Measuring less than 4cm high, the LAB540 is a sleek, space-saving audio system. Featuring Smart TV and Blu-ray functionality, not to mention an integrated 3D Blu-ray player, the system is designed to be paired with flat screen televisions. The device also features 4.1 channel, 320 watt …

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LG’s Gesture And Speech Technology Receives UL Certification

LG has recently announced that their Smart TV advanced recognition technology, which can understand the speech and gestures of the viewer, has met the approval of product testing and inspection body Underwriters Laboratories (UL). This makes LG the first company to receive validation for its Smart TV technologies. LG’s Vice President,  Lee Do-joon had the …

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Ultra HDTVs Get Price Reductions

It seems consumers haven’t taken to new 4K technology to the extent that manufacturers were hoping for. This can partly be attributed to the lack of 4K-ready content, but the higher cost is another reason. So, in a bid to stimulate the flagging Ultra HDTV market, Sony, Samsung, and LG have all recently announced price reductions …

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OLED TVs Come To Europe

Samsung and LG have both recently announced that they will be bringing their new OLED televisions to the European market in time for the fourth quarter of 2013. The LG 55EA9800 – the world’s first curved television — and Samsung KE55S9C are currently available in Germany, with both manufacturers planning to expand to other territories in the coming weeks, including the …

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South Korea Launch Pilot UHD Broadcasting

South Korea are the first nation to launch Ultra High-Definition television programming, with five content providers now broadcasting to a limited audience using special LG TV cable connections. The move to UHD has happened 6 months ahead of schedule and a whole year ahead of rival Japanese initiatives. The Korea Cable Television & Telecommunications Associations …

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LG Starts Shipping World’s First Curved Television

LG has been developing the world’s first curved television using OLED (Organic Light-Emmiting Diode) technology, which allows manufacturers to make screens thinner and more flexible than its regular LED counterpart. As a result, LG’s new 55-inch 55EA9800 is only 0.17 inches thick and features WRGB technology. The unit also features rather neat transparent speakers that are hidden …

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Samsung’s New UHD TV Boasts New Freestanding Frame Design

One inch larger than Sony’s XBR-84X900, the new 85-inch Samsung S9 UDH TV was unveiled at a company home entertainment event held yesterday in New York City. Shipping out around the world at the end of March, the RRP for the S9 is set at $39,999, considerably more than Sony and LG’s asking prices for their competing …

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