Google Assistant available on LG’s 2018 AI TV line-up


The Google Assistant is available on LG’s 2018 AI TV line-up. This includes both Oled TVs and Super UHD TVs with ThinQ AI, which will deliver cutting-edge AI features operated directly through the TV’s remote control with no additional hardware required. “The Google Assistant combines with LG’s award-winning webOS based ThinQ AI to bring new levels of convenience and control to the consumer – said the company -. This enables 2018 LG TVs to deliver an intuitive AI experience that uses natural language commands to control TV functions, seamlessly discover and play content, and control TV settings”. With the Google Assistant, user can ask it to help manage daily tasks, access information, control compatible smart home devices including lighting and appliances. With help from the Google Assistant, LG’s AI TVs can serve as the center of the smart home, offering access to devices such as robotic vacuum cleaners, thermostats, air purifiers, smart lighting devices etc. The Google Assistant works with more than 5,000 smart devices across hundreds of popular brands making it easier to control smart speakers and other devices connected via Wi-Fi or Bluetooth. LG Oled TVs and LG Super UHD TVs with ThinQ AI and the Google Assistant are now available in the United States with key markets in Europe and Asia to follow. “With the Google Assistant now available natively in 2018 LG AI TVs, I believe we’re going to see a whole new level of AI adoption in the home – commented Brian Kwon, president of LG’s Home Entertainment Company -. LG’s unique partnership with Google allows us to be the first TV brand to offer the Google Assistant on our own OS which is a huge benefit for customers who are fans of webOS. With great partners like Google, we expect there to be many more exciting AI news to come from LG”.


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