High-Def LG LED Smart TVs, Monitors Enable Imagine Film Challenge
LOS ANGELES, April 30, 2014 – As creativity, technology and pop culture collide here this week at The Cable Show 2014, dozens of Ultra High-Definition TVs, Smart TVs and LED Monitors from LG Electronics are taking center stage at “Imagine Park,” the massive trade show’s centerpiece exhibit.
“With live demonstrations, captivating conversations and influential thinkers taking the stage, Imagine Park is the place to catch an early glimpse of what’s next in broadband and television ideation,” said Mark Bell, vice president of industry affairs at the National Cable & Telecommunications Association (NCTA), which selected LG Electronics USA as both the “Official Ultra HDTV” and “Official Smart TV” partner for The Cable Show 2014.
Produced by NCTA, Imagine Park is the show’s epicenter of innovation where more than 30 companies will take the stage – flanked by two 84-inch class LG Ultra HDTVs with four times the resolution of conventional HDTVs – to unveil new ideas and reveal what’s next in broadband and television.
Imagine Park’s “Internet of Things Lounge” features other LG Ultra HDTVs, 65-inch class models displaying a stunning 8 million pixels. The lounge is where demos, cool gadgets and interactive products are highlighting the new frontier of connected devices.
In the heart of Imagine Park is the new “Imagine Film Challenge,” where budding filmmakers will produce, edit and present high-definition short films using LG 55-inch class LED Smart TVs and LG 29-inch class IPS LED monitors.
LG 55-inch class LED digital signage displays also are integrated into Imagine Park.
Helping The Cable Show “go green” are LG’s ENERGY STAR® certified LED TVs and monitors. LG Electronics is a 2014 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year.
In its own cable show booth, LG is demonstrating new family of smart set-top boxes (STBs) designed to help cable operators deliver compelling home entertainment, home automation and home monitoring services to their subscribers. The new STBs marry proven Internet-connected device platforms with flexible cable-centric applications to meet consumers’ varying entertainment needs and enhance their home TV experience.
From its new Ultra HDTV Cable Box to Over-the-Top, Cable and Hybrid STBs based on the Android operating system, LG is offering cable operators a broad array of solutions that leverage the cable industry’s unparalleled broadband capabilities. These products are designed to lower the barrier to connected home experiences for consumers, making the latest in home entertainment and automation more widely available.
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About LG Electronics USA
LG Electronics USA, Inc., based in Englewood Cliffs, N.J., is the North American subsidiary of LG Electronics, Inc., a $52 billion global force and technology leader in consumer electronics, home appliances and mobile communications. A 2014 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year, LG Electronics sells a range of stylish and innovative home entertainment products, mobile phones, home appliances, commercial displays, air conditioning systems and solar energy solutions in the United States, all under LG’s “Life's Good” marketing theme. www.lg.com.
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John I. Taylor