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02/25/2008

LG Electronics Introduces Specialty LCD HDTVs And Monitors

New Digital Signage Tools Augment Hospital Display Applications

LG Electronics Introduces Specialty LCD HDTVs And Monitors

New Digital Signage Tools Augment Hospital Display Applications

ORLANDO, Feb. 25, 2008 - Bringing advanced display technologies to the healthcare industry, LG Electronics unveiled its complete line of LCD HDTVs, monitors and digital signage solutions that enhance the overall experience for doctors and patients. These specially designed products were introduced at the 2008 HIMSS Conference and Exhibition (Booth #834).

“Patient satisfaction is a top priority for hospitals, and new technologies are critical to delivering a superior environment for work and recuperation,” said Tim Wright, director of LG Healthcare Commercial Products, LG Electronics USA, Inc.

“For example, with features such as UL Hospital Grade certification and built-in pillow speaker ports,” he said, “LG is helping hospitals eliminate old, bulky CRTs with cable boxes and replace them with stylish HDTVs that provide patients with more of a home-like feel and secure access to high-def programming for the first time.”

HDTV Digital Displays
Ranging in class sizes from 26- to 42- inch, these UL listed hospital grade LCDs provide in-room comfort for patients, including a built-in pillow speaker port that provides the option for a pillow speaker to be connected for patient control of volume and channels.

The LH1 series are the first hospital grade LCDs to incorporate the Pro:Idiom™ digital rights management system into in-room applications for the healthcare industry. This technology provides rapid deployment of secure HD Video-on Demand (VOD) and Pay-Per-View (PPV) content for patient rooms, lobbies and waiting rooms. The new LCDs also include LG’s exclusive MPI™ interface for integrating a host of interactive services.

Key features include:

26LH1DC1 & 32LH1DC1 LCD Widescreen HDTV (Sizes: 26- and 32-inch class*)

  • UL Hospital Grade Listed
  • Digital HD PPV Compatibility
  • HD VOD PPV Decryption (Pro:Idiom™)
  • Built-in Pillow Speaker Port
  • Built-in Card Slot
  • VESA Compliant Wall Mountable
  • MPI™ Interface
  • 1366 x 768 Resolution
  • Super IPS with 178 degree viewing angle
  • Built-in ATSC/NTSC/QAM Clear Tuners
  • 2 Year Limited Warranty

Large Screen HDTVs LCDs for in-patient room applications
The M3701C-BH and M4210C-BH LCD UL-listed hospital-grade HD-compatible monitors, when used in conjunction with the HCS5650 set-top-box, will provide Pro:Idiom™, ATSC/NTSC/QAM tuners, HD interface, remote monitor control, remote display monitoring, and a built-in pillow speaker port.

Key features include:

M3701C-BH LCD Widescreen HD Capable Monitor (Size: 37-inch class*)

  • UL Hospital Grade Listed for in-room use
  • 1366 x 768 (WXGA) Resolution
  • 16:9 Aspect Ratio
  • Super IPS with 178 degree viewing angle
  • 1600:1 Contrast Ratio
  • 500 cd/m2 rightness
  • 8ms Response Time
  • 3 Year Limited Warranty

M4210C-BH LCD Widescreen HD Capable Monitor (Size: 42-inch class*)

  • UL Hospital Grade Listed for in-room use
  • 16:9 Aspect Ratio
  • 1366 x 768 (WXGA) Display Resolution
  • Super IPS with 178 degree viewing angle
  • 1600:1 Contrast Ratio
  • 500 cd/m2 Brightness
  • 9ms Response Time
  • 3 Year Limited Warranty

Digital Signage Applications
LG’s M4210C-BA and M4210N-B21 digital signage applications streamline processes for doctors and nurses by clearly showing rotation schedules and room assignments. The digital solutions also help to eliminate any unsanitary particles that may be associated with traditional dry erase boards.

The 42-inch class LCD widescreen HD-capable monitors also have a unique “tile mode” for innovative 4 x 4 video wall installations.

Key features include:

M4210C-BA LCD Widescreen HD Capable Monitor (Size: 42-inch class*)

  • Narrow 29 mm bezel
  • 1366 x 768 (WXGA) Display Resolution
  • Viewing Angle and Life Expectancy Enhanced in Portrait Mode
  • Split Zoom (Self Video Wall) up to 4 x 4 matrix – Adjusts for Bezel Width
  • 500 cd/m2 Brightness
  • 1600:1 Contrast Ratio
  • Super IPS with 178 degree viewing angle
  • HDMI Interface
  • OSD and Remote Control Lock
  • 3 Year Limited Warranty

M4210N-B21 LCD Widescreen HD Capable Monitor with Built-in Controller (Size: 42-inch class*)

  • Built-in Controller (Intel Cereron 1.86 GHz)
  • Narrow 29 mm bezel
  • 1366 x 768 (WXGA) Display Resolution
  • Viewing Angle and Life Expectancy Enhanced in Portrait Mode
  • Split Zoom (Self Video Wall) up to 4 x 4 matrix – Adjusts for Bezel Width
  • 500 cd/m2 Brightness
  • 1600:1 Contrast Ratio
  • Super IPS with 178 degree viewing angle
  • DVI Interface
  • OSD and Remote Control Lock
  • 3 Year Limited Warranty


LCD Monitors
LG’s new widescreen LCD monitors are designed to meet the healthcare industry’s need for larger fields of vision. With sizes ranging from 20- to 24-inch classes* and unique picture-in-picture/picture-by-picture technology, doctors and nurses have the ability to toggle between screens and menus while entering patient information and conducting research.

Other key features of these models include:

L245WP LCD Widescreen Monitor (Size: 24-inch class*)

  • 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
  • Supports Full HD (1080p)
  • 8ms Fast Response Time
  • 178/178 Ultra Wide Viewing Angle
  • HDMI Input with HDCP
  • Function Tilt, Swivel, Pivot (Portrait/Landscape), Height Adjustable Stand
  • TCO’99 Compliant
  • VESA™ Compliant Wall Mountable (100mm x 100mm)
  • Windows Vista™ Certified

L226WTY LCD Widescreen Monitor (Sizes: 22- inch class*)

  • 2ms Instantaneous response rate
  • 170/170 Degree Viewing Angle
  • 1680 x 1050 High-Resolution
  • 3000:1 High-Contrast Ratio
  • Tilt and Swivel Adjustable
  • DVI Input with HDCP
  • VESA™ Compliant Wall Mountable (100mm x 100mm)
  • Certified for Windows Vista™

L2000C LCD Monitor (Sizes: 20- inch class*)

  • 1600 x 1200 High-Resolution
  • 800:1 High-Contrast Ratio
  • Digital/Analog Inputs
  • 8ms Response Time
  • 178/178 Degree Viewing Angle
  • Tilt/Pivot/Swivel/Height Adjustable
  • VESA™ Compliant Wall Mountable


ABOUT LG ELECTRONICS USA, INC.
LG Electronics USA, Inc., based in Englewood Cliffs, N.J., is the North American subsidiary of LG Electronics, Inc., a global force in consumer electronics, home appliances and mobile communications. In the United States, LG Electronics sells a wide range of consumer electronics (digital display and digital media) products, mobile phones and digital appliances under LG’s “Life’s Good” marketing theme. For more information, please visit www.LGusa.com.

ABOUT LG COMMERCIAL PRODUCTS
LG Commercial Products is a division of LG Electronics USA, serves the healthcare, digital signage, lodging and hospitality, business-to-business (systems integration and industrial), and education markets. Based in Lincolnshire, Ill., with its dedicated engineering and customer support team, LG Commercial furnishes a broad range of products and services tailored to the particular needs of business environments. For more information, please visit www.lgsolutions.com.

CONTACTS:
John I. Taylor (847) 941-8181, jtaylor@lge.com
Ojas Naik (312) 397-6008, ojas.naik@ogilvypr.com

*M4210C-BH 42-inch Class/42.0” diagonal
*M3710C-BH 37-inch Class/37.0” diagonal
*M4210C-BA 42-inch Class/42.0” diagonal
*M4210N-B21 42-inch Class/42.0” diagonal
*26LH1DC1 26-inch Class/26.0” diagonal
*32LH1DC1 32-inch Class/31.5” diagonal
*L245WP 24-inch class/24.0” diagonal
*L226WTY 22-inch class/22.0” diagonal
*L2000C-BF 20-inch class/20.0” diagonal

HCS5650 set-top-box has a one-year limited warranty.

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