Name : International CES 2009
Date : January 8–11, 2009
Venue : Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibition Product Areas : Audio / Video, Home Theater, Digital Imaging, Information Technology, Mobile / Wireless Communication.
From January 8–11, LG Electronics participated in the 2009 International CES (Consumer Electronics Association), the world's largest consumer technology tradeshow, in Las Vegas.
LG Electronics carefully considered the atmosphere of the exhibition in relation to its Brand Identity. The color red was then used on every part of the showcase, even on helpers' uniforms. LG Electronics also attracted visitors with their stylishly designed exhibition booth, using the concept of a 'Red Ribbon.'
LG Electronics displayed approximately 430 key products such as advanced display products, home theater equipment, and AV products, all environmentally-friendly, ultra-slim, high definition, and with network technology. LG also introduced various touch phones, including its new UI (User Interface) concept, new smart phones, the world's first 3G watch phone, all stylishly designed. In addition, LG exhibited products capable of producing natural images with TruMotion 240Hz technology. These devices also allow users to send fully HD content, with wireless technology, without data
LG Electronics exhibited the world's first 3G Touch Watch Phone, which includes video conferencing capabilities in a device as small as a watch.
Actual materials and methods of making watches have been employed to produce the thinnest-possible Watch phone. The tempered glass on the front, and advanced metal materials used for the rim combine to create the most advanced design, with a thickness of just 13.9 mm.
The Watch Phone includes the 7.2 Mbps 3G HSDPA (High Speed Downlink Packet Access) feature, as well as video calls and high-speed data transmission.
The 3-inch touch screen phone with the new concept UI (User Interface), with powerful multimedia and Internet capability.
With a 3.2 megapixel camera certified by Schneider-Kreuznach, the Dare can boast of its 'Drag and Drop' feature, enabling users to customize the home screen by dragging icons.
The Dare was honored with the CES 2009 Best Innovations Award for cellular phones.
The Mobile TV phone with a 3-inch full touch screen and slim design offers vibrant and clean TV, internet, images, and videos. The Vu also supports a 2 megapixel camera and video sharing capabilities.
The Vu was honored with the CES 2009 Best Innovations Award for cellular phones.
As the world's first 3-inch touch screen phone with an 8 megapixel camera and Schneider-Kreuznach certificated lenses, the Renoir allows users to take vivid pictures, also supporting a Xenon flash and ISO1600 enabling users to take pictures even in the dark.
The device also contains many innovative features; activating 'Touch Shot' takes a picture immediately, with a simple touch of the screen. The 'Beauty Shot' feature brightens faces to remove pimples and other imperfections, and 'Art Shot' allows users to apply various background images, and apply other image manipulation techniques.
LG Electronics displayed the smart technology-intensive LED LCD TV (Model: LH95).
The LED LCD TV with a depth of just 24.8 mm is the world's thinnest 'Direct' method backlit LED TV.
Ocular spectra, resulting in color and image distortion, have been minimized with the TruMotion 240Hz technology and a contrast ratio of 2,000,000:1 has been achieved.
This LED LCD TV was honored with the CES 2009 Best Innovations Award for a display product.
LG Electronics displayed the LED LCD Monitor (Model: W2486L, 24-inch) with the best contrast ratio and an ultra-slim and stylish design.
LED (Luminescent Diode) and BLU (Backlight Unit) have been used for this LED LCD Monitor, creating the world's slimmest (20 mm) 24-inch LCD. LG's LED LCD Monitor is a non-mercury product, and as an environmentally friendly product it helps to reduce power consumption by up to 50 percent compared to CCFL (Cold Cathode Fluorescent Lamps) BLU monitors.
With the exclusive DFC (Digital Fine Contrast) from LG Electronics enhancing the contrast ratio technology, the LED LCD Monitor supports a 1,000,000:1 contrast ratio and has a high-speed response time of 2 ms (millisecond, 1/1000 sec).
Model: W2486L, 24-inch
This Blu-ray player has enhanced the network feature for the BD-Live function, allowing users to access the Internet and enjoy watching movies or playing games.
Supporting high quality sound formats such as Dolby TrueHD, DTS-HD, and many others, it can boast of high quality sound in addition to high definition.
Exclusively for the BD Series, LG has joined with the American DVD rental company 'Netflex‘ and 'Cinema Now‘ for sharing movies and TV programs. LG also expanded its partnership with 'YouTube', the largest web site for movie sharing, and other companies to allow its customers to download TV programs and view them in their own homes.
The BD300 was honored with the CES 2009 Best Innovations Awards for the audio and video.
Model: (BD Series- BD390, BD370, BD300)
LG Electronics premiered its Blu-ray Home Theater product, after collaboration with Mr. Mark Levison for the tuning. This product was also nominated for the CES Innovations Awards.
As a Home Theater enabling streaming services for movies and music through the network, it also offers an HD screen and vivid sound with the latest Blu-ray disc capabilities.
With 2 HDMI input ports, it allows users to easily connect HD players such as game players, a set-top box, and many other accessories, for the complete HD screen and sound.
With its stylish design and superior sound, the space-efficient Micro Component Audio was nominated for a CES Award because of the space-efficient Micro Audio System.
This Micro Component Audio is very stylish and unique from the previous products with their typical square designs.
It not only allows users to play DVDs, CDs, and use USB connections but also to enjoy iPods and iPhones with the mounted iPod Dock.
It also supports HDMI for offering HD quality for movies.
LG Electronics' Network Attached Storage is the world's first NAS device with a built-in Blu-ray drive enabling the management of important large-data reliably and efficiently. Since it is easy to back up large amounts of data to the Blu-ray disc, users can now protect their important data from unexpected damages or incidents.
This product automatically moves the old data, that data which has not been used for a long time, from the hard disc to the Blu-ray disc. This gives users the space to save data without purchasing an additional device or expanding the hard disc.