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  1. The issue is the hardware. I would hope LG could do something to support at least a 1 past year model tv, but at the rate processors and hardware gets updated, it's just not possible to update older tvs all the time, that can't handle the acceleration and would become too slow. Happens with all hardware, GPU acceleration allows for increased features, speed, etc. This question always comes up with new versions, so we'll see if LG releases any news around this.
  2. Not sure, we'll have to wait and see what LG states on this. It really depends on if the UI changes are dependent on new hardware and specs (I would assume).
  3. It is independently operated as a webos user to user support forum, no affiliation with LG.
  4. LG's webOS 6.0 Smart TV Platform Designed For How Viewers Consume Content Today ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., Jan. 7, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- LG Electronics (LG) today announces the introduction of webOS 6.0 for its 2021 OLED, QNED Mini LED, NanoCell and UHD smart TVs. Paired with the new Magic Remote, the latest version of the company's acclaimed TV platform offers viewers a more enjoyable and intuitive content discovery experience. The upgraded LG ThinQ AI in webOS 6.0 supports new voice commands for both Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa, making TV management and searching across streaming services, internet and broadcast channels easier than ever before. Users familiar with webOS will immediately notice the attractive, updated home screen redesigned for enhanced usability to meet the needs of viewers' everchanging content consumption habits. The new home screen provides faster access to the most frequently used apps and streamlines content discovery with the ability to receive recommendations based on the user's preferences and viewing history. To show recommended content and related information at one glance, the new home is displayed full-screen as a central hub for settings and the greater webOS ecosystem. Beyond the new premium design, LG's new Magic Remote offers simpler controls when using voice recognition with multi-AI offerings of LG ThinQ, Amazon Alexa or Google Assistant.* Simple to navigate, slick, easy to hold and use, the Magic Remote offers more user-friendly features including fast connections between the TV and other devices and hot keys for accessing popular content providers such as Netflix, Amazon Prime Video and Disney+.** Magic Tap, a one-touch Near Field Communication (NFC) function on the Magic Remote, provides virtually instant access to a host of exciting viewing possibilities. By simply touching a compatible NFC-enabled smartphone*** to the remote, viewers can share content from their phones to the LG TVs or vice versa. Users can also view content stored in these mobile phones on their LG TVs while continuing to use their favorite smartphone apps and features. Leveraging LG's latest in AI technology, TV voice controls and Magic Remote, viewers can simply get the info they need by using their voice. Magic Explorer, an enhanced version of LG's Magic Link, can deliver informative content related to what's showing on screen so viewers can learn more about the actors, locations and other items of interest in the movies and shows they're watching. The content dependent feature can also deliver an easy and friendly shopping experience for products appearing across select broadcast channels and LG TV services including Live TV, Gallery, Settings and TV Guide by changing the color of the cursor whenever Magic Explorer has information to share. What's more, the new Next Picks feature can analyze viewers' preferences to discover more content suited to their tastes. Using viewing history data, Next Picks can recommend two live programs from broadcast or set-top box offerings as well as one VOD title or app that viewers will find most to their liking, saving viewers the time and hassle of finding what to watch next. "The latest version of our user-friendly open TV platform webOS 6.0 represents the most significant update since we first introduced webOS in 2014," said Park Hyoung-sei, President of LG Home Entertainment Company. "With the new edition of webOS, LG is demonstrating its commitment of offering services, products and technologies that respond to the needs and wants of our valued customers." Visitors to LG's CES® 2021 virtual showroom from January 11-14 will be able to experience first-hand LG's newest TVs featuring webOS 6.0. Follow other CES announcements from LG on social media using #LGCES2021 and #CES2021. * Voice Recognition applied series : 2021 OLED, NanoCell, UHD Smart TVs and FHD TV with magic ready. Hands-free applied series : R1, Z1, M1, G1, NANO9Z, NANO9X, NANO99, NANO95. ** Hot keys selection varies by country. *** Limitations apply. Certain functions may only be available with select smartphones. About LG Electronics USA LG Electronics USA, Inc., based in Englewood Cliffs, N.J., is the North American subsidiary of LG Electronics, Inc., a $53 billion global innovator in technology and manufacturing. In the United States, LG sells a wide range of innovative home appliances, home entertainment products, mobile phones, commercial displays, air conditioning systems, solar energy solutions and vehicle components. The "Life's Good" marketing theme encompasses how LG is dedicated to people's happiness by exceeding expectations today and tomorrow. LG is a 2020 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year-Sustained Excellence. www.LG.com. SOURCE LG Electronics USA
  5. LG's webOS 6.0 smart TVs have a new UI, NFC-equipped remote The new smart TV software from LG also has more voice commands for use with Alexa or Google Assistant Seven years after introducing webOS as the platform for its Smart TV lineup, LG is introducing version 6.0 with a new look and feel for its 2021 4K and 8K TVs. The old blade lineup of apps is gone, with a more modern tile-based layout. LG Home Entertainment president Park Hyoung-sei calls this “the most significant update since we first introduced webOS in 2014.” An upgraded version of its ThinQ AI has more voice command control than ever whether you’re using Google Assistant or Amazon Alexa. For traditional control, this year’s edition of its Magic Remote is a bit more standard than some of the previous versions, but also includes NFC for the first time, which allows users to share content from phone to TV (and back) simply by tapping it. The new software includes Magic Explorer, which can pull up related content about actors, locations and items of interest for “select broadcast channels, while Next Picks analyzes viewing preferences to suggest things you might like. There’s no word on opt-in or opt-out preferences for these settings, but we’ll ask about them as the show progresses next week. It’s also unclear whether the updates will extend to older TVs in LG’s lineup, one way or another, the old HP software platform is still rolling on, powering new OLEDs and LCDs for another year. News source: https://www.engadget.com/webos-6-0-lg-ces-2021-010036253.html
  6. @lecouvie DAZN app should be supported in lg webos tv models 2015-19 according to DAZN: https://www.dazn.com/en-US/help/articles/how-to-watch-dazn-on-lg-smart-tv#supported_models
  7. If you look at the logo of this site, it’s pretty clear. Now, if discussing LG webos products with others who have LG webos products is a waste of time for you, well that’s for you to decide. As far as LG themselves having an official presence here, the answer is no. With that being said, I do know that some LG support teams read these forums.
  8. This forum is NOT owned or operated by LG. It’s a user to user support forum. Sorry, wish I could help you solve your issues, but I don’t work for LG.
  9. @PhylipR please keep it civil on these forums. The comments below are unnecessary.
  10. There is no app available.
  11. HBO Max came out recently and unfortunately they haven't built an app for lg webOS TVs yet. The following devices are supported by HBO Max. If a device is supported, you'll find the HBO Max app in the app store. Android phones and tablets (with Android OS 5+) Android TV (OS 5+) Apple TV (4th gen and later) Chromebooks Chromecast iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch (with iOS 12.2+) PC and Mac computers PlayStation 4 Samsung TV (2016+) Xbox One So if you have any of these devices hooked up to your LG webOS TV your solution is to use one of these methods. Cast to your TV using Chromecast Airplay or mirror your screen on your TV You can also contact HBO directly by email at [email protected]
  12. Here is another topic/request for unifi play tv:
  13. LG Business Solutions recently introduced digital signage to Moscow's Sheremetyevo International Airport. In particular, the company provided an LED signage totem in Terminal B. Featuring up to 1,000 nits of brightness, the totem provides Russian cultural showcases, animated clock towers and advertisements, according to a press release. LG built a custom frame with an incorporated air cooling system for the totem and designed it so that each of the LED units had no visible gaps between them to craft a four-sided screen. The company provided other displays as well, including: Two digital art sculptures. 49-inch webOS display mounted on top of 86-inch 4K displays to provide airport information and advertising. 88-inch Ultra Stretch displays providing Russian culture vignettes. 49-inch webOS displays to guide customers to the check-in counters. "This project was the biggest and most impressive installation of digital signage in the Russian transportation industry," Ludmila Ignatova, general manager, Tegrus, an LG system integrator partner, said in the release. "Reliable product quality was very critical. For this, LG was the best partner we could have had, thanks to its global reputation as a leader in the digital signage industry." Source: https://www.digitalsignagetoday.com/news/lg-intros-digital-signage-at-moscow-airport/
  14. LG INTRODUCES ‘HEALTH PROTOCOL SOLUTIONS’ TO ASSIST ESSENTIAL AND RE-OPENING BUSINESSES New Suite of Indoor and Window-Facing Digital Signage Packages Dynamically Communicate Policies, Sanitization Standards, Real-Time Updates LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill., May 19, 2020 –To help businesses relay important information to their employees, customers, visitors and patients, LG Business Solutions USA has introduced a suite of digital signage packages that allow businesses to dynamically communicate their policies, sanitization standards and real-time updates. Representing the first in LG’s all-new series of Health Protocol Solutions, these digital signage packages are designed for indoor and window-facing use in either landscape or portrait orientation. Each easy-to-use package includes a webOS Signage™ LG display, a Peerless-AV® SmartMount® Flat Panel Cart and a limited time free trial of content management software (CMS) that’s compatible with multiple webOS Signage software application partners. “More than ever, relaying important information to employees and customers is critical, and digital signage solutions allow businesses to update messaging as often as necessary, and as quickly and safely as possible,” said Dan Smith, vice president of business development, LG Business Solutions USA. “Our goal is to help businesses during this challenging time with easy-to-use digital signage packages that can be used now for displaying immediate critical messages and re-deployed later to communicate changing health protocols as employees return to the workplace.” For businesses like restaurants and retailers that require displays that are viewed from outdoors, the package includes a high-brightness 49- or 55-inch window-facing LG display (models 49XS4F and 55XS4F), a Peerless-AV SR560M cart and a free CMS trial. This solution allows retailers and restaurants to relay up-to-date messaging on their health protocols, hours, status, and more to prospective customers. For other businesses, such as grocery stores, medical clinics, pharmacies and offices that need to convey information to customers and employees indoors, the package consists of three LG display options – 49- and 55-inch 4K UHD models 49UH5C and 55UH5E and 55-inch Full HD model 55SM5KE – each with a Peerless-AV SR560M cart and a free CMS trial. These indoor displays can be used now to relay relevant safety and sanitization guidelines and can be easily repurposed for any other signage requirements later. LG’s Health Protocol Solutions digital signage packages are available now through select LG distribution partners, with more health protocol solutions coming soon. To learn about these solutions and our special discounted bundle pricing, click here.


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