Ahn says they believe most people think smart TVs are too complicated. Says webOS on TV will make TV simple again, with simple connections, switching and discovery.
Recall: webOS used to be primarily a Palm OS...
They're showing a video with a little bird that acts as a pointer to easily set up a TV connection, browse the web, YouTube, etc. Reminds me of the pointer used with a Nintendo Wii
Now, let's talk about content, Ahn says.
Special partnership announced with Netflix, Reed Hastings, CEO of Netflix, takes the stage
It's not enough that the TV is smart, it has 4K Ultra HD.
Hastings says Netflix will be proud to stream shows such as House of Cards in 4K, one of the first shows available to stream online in 4K.
FYI the show was shot and mastered in 4K, in case you were wondering.
And 4K has gotta be a LOT of bandwidth - not sure how much here, but it will be
Several other partners such as Hulu
"Our job isn't finished" Ahn says with regards to webOS for TV
Also, they're launching the G flex flex smartphone.
Tim Alessi, home electronics at LG America takes the stage
LG launching the Lifeband Touch....a fitness activity monitor #CES2014. Features touchscreen OLED screen.
The Touch can also provide realtime health updates, no need to sync.
LG launching Heart Rate Earphones, simultanoues fitness updates and music.
Both Touch and Earphones launching this spring.
LG launching Chromebase, first all-in-one LG. 22-inch Chrome computer
Ok, next up is the SoundPlate, 4.1Ch 120W soundbar with a built in subwoofer.
New multi-room smart speakers, 70 watt and 40 watt models. Sounds like something to compete with Sonos
LG to continue in the LG category. 42.-60 inch displays
56 per cent of LG's LED LCDs will have webOS. Not sure why that's a per cent rather than a number
6 new TV series and 12 new models, from 49-inch to 105-inch
LG's HD engine has been upgraded to help upscale content to 4K
105-inch Ultra HD curved LED TV has already won CES Innovation Award
LG to launch 4 new OLED TVs this year. While 4K seems to be all the rage, the growth of OLED is really what's next for TV IMO #CES2014
Dave VanderWaal from LG home appliances takes the stage.
LG Home Chat lets you iIM your washer or fridge. Going on vaca? 'Have a great time," says dryer. "Im going to miss you" says washer.
LG looking to expand TurboWash to more washers. Shaves 20 per cent off the time it takes to wash
SeongJin-Jo president and CEO of LG's home appliance company announces new partnership with designers for sexier home appliances. It's with Nate Berkus
LG motto - It's All Possible
Frank Lee, Mobile Communications - LG now takes the stage
"Innovation for innovation's sake doesn't work with consumers. We're looking for products that offer tangible benefits."
LG's new G Flex doesn't just have a curved scree, but a curved battery. #CES2014
Why curved? LG says they were able to increase capacity.
Lee says the curved design also improves acoustics, bringing mic and earpiece closer to your mouth and ear.
Curved screen offers a 'cinematic experience' for watching videos.