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With Proprietary Air Valley Technology, LG PuriCare AeroTower
Delivers Personalized Fresh Air Anywhere in the Home
SEOUL, Dec. 21, 2021 — LG Electronics’ (LG) all-in-one home air care solution designed to deliver the benefits of an air purifier, fan and heater in a stylish form factor is set to make its world debut at CES 2022. Developed from the ground up to meet the needs of today’s at-home lifestyle, the all new PuriCare AeroTower Air Purifying Fan offers personalized comfort that makes any indoor activity more pleasant and comfortable.
LG PuriCare AeroTower is ideal for year-round use, delivering pure, clean air 360 degrees in one of three airflow modes: Heating Mode, Fan Mode and Diffusion Mode. Use Heating Mode for a blast of warm air on a chilly day, up to 30 degrees Celsius maximum, capable of increasing the room air temperature by five degrees Celsius in less than 10 minutes.1 Fan Mode produces a refreshing breeze and provides customized comfort with 10 levels of airflow intensity. Diffusion Mode ensures optimal quality indoor air in any season, delivering clean, filtered air upward and outward through the Air Guard diffuser for wider, more powerful air circulation.2
Employing LG’s own Air Valley technology, the air purifier creates a canyon of air that follows a given surface. Commonly known as the Coandă effect, this results is a consistent, comfortable breeze that can be felt throughout the room. The PuriCare AeroTower’s tapered, vertical vanes are whisper quiet, only emitting 23dB of wind noise and the sleek cylindrical design offers a modern aesthetic that matches well with any type of décor. LG’s newest PuriCare model will be available in two subtle and sophisticated colors, Beige and Silver.3
LG PuriCare AeroTower comes certified by international testing agencies such as IBR Laboratories for improving indoor air quality. Multi-stage True HEPA Filters captures 99.97 percent of different types of particulates as small as 0.3 microns in size.4 An additional benefit comes in the form of LG UVnano technology which employs ultraviolet-C light to reduce the presence of bacteria that often collect on the fan.5
Along with performance and style, LG’s newest air care solution delivers exceptional convenience for its attention to the user experience. Customers can quickly check a variety of air quality data on the purifier’s bright LCD display or on the free LG ThinQ mobile app. The Android and iOS app also allows for the device to be monitored in real time and settings adjusted from outside the home.
“Our new PuriCare AeroTower Air Purifying Fan was designed with today’s home lifestyle trend in mind,” said Lyu Jae-cheol, president of LG’s Home Appliance & Air Solution Company. “Whether its cooling, heating or purifying, this device does it all and looks great while doing it.”
To experience LG’s new PuriCare AeroTower, visit LG’s virtual exhibition booth at CES 2022 starting January 5 PST.
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1 Test conducted internally in 19m2 LG environmental testing center. Based on LG internal test results conducted with product models sold in Korean market. Results may vary depending on the actual usage environment.
2 Maximum airflow reach measured at 10m in Direct Mode.
3 Colors may vary by market.
4 Tested in accordance with SGS IBR Laboratories’ methodology, in compliance with IEST RP CC001.6 (2016) HEPA and ULPA filters.
5 Tested by TÜV Rheinland by comparing number of colonies of Staphylococcus aureus, Staphylococcus epidermidis, Klebsiella pneumoniae under LG UV LED for one hour at the lowest fan setting. Results may differ in real usage scenarios.
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Targeting More Than USD $100 Million, the Fund Will Focus on Investments in
Companies That Provide Positive Impact on People and the Planet
SANTA CLARA, Calif., Aug. 2, 2023 — Global innovator
link hidden, please login to view and , a global investment advisory and asset management firm with nearly two decades of experience in impact and sustainable investing, announced a strategic alliance to support companies developing solutions to bring positive change to people and the planet. The two companies are collaborating on NOVA Prime Fund, a venture capital fund with a target of more than USD $100 million. The Fund’s objective will be to invest in companies advancing innovations to build a better future, drawing from the pool of companies participating in the Program sponsored by LG Electronics’ North America Center for Innovation, . “As a part of our business transformation to a Smart Life Solution company, LG is innovating to expand its services and solutions in new areas of business growth,” said LG Electronics Global CEO William Cho. “The strategic investments we’ve made with LG NOVA and its Mission for the Future Program has led us to take the next step in working with Clearbrook and others to support the accelerated growth of new technological solutions in digital health, sustainability and future solutions platforms that benefit society. Clearbrook’s investment track record with a clear focus on impact and sustainable investing aligns perfectly with LG NOVA’s mission.”
, Clearbrook’s venture capital arm, invests at the intersection of sustainability, profit and purpose, and will act as General Partner of the NOVA Prime Fund while LG Electronics will be a Limited Partner. The NOVA Prime Fund will focus on investing in mission-driven companies concentrated on sustainable energy, digital health, immersive AI and industries of the future. Based in Silicon Valley and investing across both national and international markets, the NOVA Prime Fund will seek to advance both companies’ long-standing commitment to societal impact, as the fund seeks to empower innovative startup companies to build the tools required for a more sustainable future.
LG NOVA will serve as a contributing source of innovative companies for the fund to invest in and provide a commercial acceleration path for those companies selected through its programs. Selected portfolio companies are also expected to benefit from Clearbrook’s global commercial acceleration resources. LG NOVA’s Mission for the Future is a global program to identify leading companies with innovative concepts and transformative solutions that create a positive impact on people and the planet. Selected companies may have an opportunity to explore new venture creation, and may benefit from an accelerated path to growth with support from LG.
“We anticipate that LG NOVA’s acceleration capabilities will help startups, as well as our portfolio companies, succeed in their business initiatives – providing a valuable scenario for the fund to achieve its mission of growing companies that provide a positive impact on society,” said Clearbrook’s Chairman and CEO Elliott Wislar. “Our strategic alliance is the result of a shared vision that impact investing is an essential part of a business ecosystem that contributes to an improved society for all. Through our combined forces, we will seek to accelerate and amplify innovation for a better tomorrow. Our focus will encompass environmentally friendly solutions with a reduced environmental impact, and we will actively seek to support cutting-edge innovations in healthcare, sustainable energy and other solutions that foster a smarter, healthier lifestyle.”
“By investing in this fund, we are intentionally bridging sustainability and innovation to drive exponential growth in viable solutions for the challenges we face today,” said Sokwoo Rhee, Head of LG NOVA and SVP of Innovation for LG Electronics. “We, in collaboration with Clearbrook, are moving forward in our vision for a brighter future created with innovative solutions to help people live a better life.”
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Unveiled this April, LG Electronics’ new brand direction and visual identity bring a more dynamic and youthful look to the company’s products, services and communications. The new changes highlight LG’s positive, affirming message of Life’s Good, and can be seen across all manner of physical and digital touchpoints worldwide.
With employees just as important as customers, it was just as crucial for the company that the employees who make up the LG brand could truly feel and experience the newly reinvented brand direction and ultimate goal of making sure Life’s Good.
To do this, LG held its first-ever Life’s Good event for company employees in South Korea beginning June 12 and running until the end of the month. The offline event was created to promote the brand value pursued by LG, and to provide an opportunity for all local employees – including executives – to gain a deeper understanding of what Life’s Good is all about.
To best remind of the company’s philosophy, the Life’s Good event was planned around LG’s core values. In line with the first value of ‘Uncompromising Customer Experience,’ the company ensured that the overall quality and design of the event space and goods distributed during the event were of the best quality. Aligned with the value of ‘Human-centered Innovation,’ the company prioritized creating an event that would be meaningful for all employees. And, following the last value of ‘Warmth to Power a Smile,’ LG aimed to host an event where all participants could take a break from work and enjoy the moment of ‘Life’s Good’.
During this month, Life’s Good trucks adorned with assets applying the brand’s new visual identity and brand direction will tour 11 of LG’s South Korean business sites, including LG Sciencepark R&D complex in Magok, the R&D Campus in Seocho and the LG Smart Park production base in Changwon.
At each site, the trucks transform into mobile brand event spaces offering LG employees engaging brand experience programs during their lunch breaks and throughout the afternoons. The trucks also act as giant screens, boasting a large LED display to play a video showcasing the exciting, new visual identity and conveying the company’s endless enthusiasm for making life good.
Employees visiting the event zones didn’t leave empty-handed, as the Life’s Good truck was prepared with a variety of merchandise featuring the Life’s Good slogan. Created through a collaboration with a popular coffee brand to ensure the finest taste, complimentary coffee cans were handed out during the event in three different color designs, representing each of LG’s core values.
And, through a digital roulette event, participants could play to win goods featuring designs and colors that considered LG’s new visual identity, brand value and the season. For instance, there were goods to enjoy the pleasure of life through leisure activities, such as camping chairs, as well as items that reflect the company’s core value of warmth to power a smile, such as beach towels that can be used during summer trips. There were also practical goods that considered the current season, such as umbrellas.
At the recently held Life’s Good event at LG Twin Towers in Yeouido, LG-branded goods were handed out by none other than LG CEO William Cho. The CEO also took the time to take photos with employees, who were surprised and delighted by his unexpected appearance.
“My hope is that the Life’s Good event offers LG employees the opportunity to feel closer to the brand and more aligned with what we strive for as a company,” said CEO Cho. “Let’s strive to be brave optimists who are continuously taking on and overcoming challenges in order to provide consumers with a better life.”
The employees who participated in the event shared their positive experiences of the event. One employee said they have high hopes and anticipation for LG’s attempt to become a more active and youthful brand, while another employee said they were moved by the company’s view that providing a better life for consumers starts with the happy lives of the people at LG. Another employee shared delight in receiving unique goods symbolizing the LG brand that can’t be bought in a store.
Stay tuned to Beyond News to see how LG continues to share its new brand direction around the world!
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Millions of LG Customers Can Now Connect With and Learn
From The World’s Best in the Comfort of their Home via webOS
SEOUL, March 28, 2023 — This month, LG Smart TV owners worldwide gain access to MasterClass, the streaming platform where anyone can learn from the world’s best across a wide range of subjects, allowing customers to access the platform directly on the big screen at home. Available in LG’s Content Store on LG Smart TVs running webOS 4.0 (2018 TVs) up to the newly launched 2023 TVs, the MasterClass app can be easily accessed by voice command and is featured on Life’s Good Hub.
MasterClass subscribers will be able to get inspired by more than link hidden, please login to view and classes across various categories, such as Arts & Entertainment, Business, Design & Style, Sports & Gaming and Writing, which means there is a class for almost every need and interest. Viewers can step into food truck “godfather” Roy Choi’s kitchen, design their career with Teen Vogue’s former editor in chief and multimedia icon Elaine Welteroth, discover their inner negotiator with former lead FBI hostage negotiator Chris Voss, learn leadership from former CEO of PepsiCo Indra Nooyi and relational intelligence from renowned psychotherapist Esther Perel and much more of the world’s best, offering inspiring knowledge and stories for everyone.
New and existing MasterClass subscribers can learn and discover at a pace that best serves their lifestyle – in bite-size pieces or in a single binge, with each class featuring about 20 video lessons at an average of 10 minutes per lesson. Cinematic visuals and close-up demonstrations make viewers feel like they’re one-on-one with the instructors. For those looking to learn by doing, Sessions by MasterClass offers a structured curriculum where members can roll up their sleeves, get hands-on and learn meaningful skills through step-by-step guidance from world-class instructors and an active community of peers.
By introducing MasterClass to its Smart TVs, LG is demonstrating its commitment to offering more versatile home entertainment experiences that appeal to consumers’ unique preferences, needs and interests, with new educational services to be launched later this year.
Celebrating its 10th anniversary in 2023, LG OLED TVs have pioneered and continue to lead the premium TV market, earning many accolades from journalists and industry experts. LG OLED TVs are synonymous with superb picture quality, vibrant, accurate colors and deep blacks for images that are remarkably lifelike. As such, LG OLED TVs have become the preferred TV for many creators and studios. The company is committed to exploring the broad possibilities presented by its self-lit technology as it starts a new decade of OLED leadership and innovation.
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With LG’s Latest TV Technology, Updated webOS and
Enhanced Personalization Features, New LG OLED evo is Ready to Impress
LAS VEGAS, Jan. 2, 2023 — LG Electronics (LG) unveiled its 2023 TV lineups, headlined by its most advanced range of OLED TVs yet. With premium self-lit picture quality, powerful image processing technologies and an enhanced webOS platform offering even more smart features and services, the company’s latest OLED TVs elevate the viewing experience as only LG OLED can.
A decade after introducing the world to the first-ever large-screen OLED TV, LG continues to lead the premium TV market. The company’s cutting-edge OLED TVs have been recognized at the CES Innovation Award for 11 years in a row, and have kept evolving over time to deliver ever-greater value to consumers. LG OLED is renowned for its exceptional picture quality, producing vibrant, accurate colors with deep blacks and an infinite contrast ratio for images that are remarkably lifelike.
In addition to realizing more immersive viewing experiences, LG’s self-lit technology has enabled the company to create unprecedented, visually-stunning TV form factors, including market-firsts such as the rollable LG SIGNATURE OLED R and the bendable LG OLED Flex. A double honoree at the CES 2023 Innovation Award, LG OLED Flex won Best of Innovation in the Gaming category.
Spearheading LG’s 2023 OLED lineup are the latest Z3, G3 and C3 OLED evo series TVs. These upgraded, new models provide higher brightness and color accuracy as well as amazing clarity and detail thanks to the precision and performance of LG OLED evo technology and the new α9 AI Processor Gen6.
The latest Alpha series processor utilizes LG’s most sophisticated AI-assisted Deep Learning tech to ensure outstanding picture and sound quality. AI Picture Pro now offers improved upscaling for better clarity, and enhanced dynamic tone mapping, which helps reveal the depth and detail in every frame. AI Picture Pro also integrates a picture processing technology that detects and refines important objects, such as people’s faces, to give them a more lifelike HDR quality. In addition to fine-tuning image reproduction, the α9 AI Processor Gen6 powers LG’s AI Sound Pro; a feature that helps viewers get swept up in the onscreen action by delivering virtual 9.1.2 surround sound from the TVs’ built-in speaker system.
Another significant upgrade applied to this year’s OLED evo G3 series is LG’s Brightness Booster Max technology, which incorporates brand-new light control architecture and light-boosting algorithms to increase brightness by up to 70 percent.1 Brightness is mapped and controlled on a pixel-by-pixel basis, resulting in sharper, more realistic images.
LG’s 2023 G3 OLED evo models also boast an aesthetic upgrade via the introduction of the ultra-seamless One Wall Design.2 Leaving no visible gap when wall mounted, this year’s models bring style and effortless elegance to the living room.
Also, LG continues to leverage its technological leadership not just to create products and services for a better life. 2023 LG OLED TVs are designed to be kinder to the environment, from production all the way through to disposal creating sustainable cycles. LG OLED TVs have no backlighting unit, meaning each TV requires fewer materials to produce than a conventional LED TV. They also employ many components made from recycled plastics, and are even shipped in eco-packaging made from recyclable materials and featuring single-color printing. Easier on viewers’ eyes, all of LG’s 2023 model OLED TVs have been certified low blue light by TÜV Rheinland and flicker-free by UL Solutions.
LG OLED is also introducing a refreshed, more personalized user experience in 2023. Featuring the latest version of webOS, this year’s models present All New Home, a redesigned user interface (UI) that offers a wealth of personalization options and more convenience than ever. The new ‘Quick Cards’ offer users easy access to the content and services they use the most – all grouped into logical categories such as Home Office, Gaming, Music and Sports. LG’s more advanced webOS makes it easy for everyone using the TV to enjoy personalized recommendations tailored to their own preferences which are determined based on viewing history and viewing habits.
Furthering the personalized user experience on LG OLED TV is AI Concierge, which provides each user with a curated list of content choices based on their past usage and search inquiries, and provides a selection of trending content for them to browse.
Designed for first-class home cinema experiences, LG OLED TVs continue to support the image- and audio-enhancing capabilities of Dolby Vision and Dolby Atmos. What’s more, this year’s LG TVs offer seamless integration with the latest LG Soundbars, delivering outstanding multi-channel surround sound with IMAX enhanced quality powered by DTS:X. LG TV and soundbar also combine to offer the WOW Orchestra3 feature, which takes advantage of both products’ audio channels to produce stronger, more immersive sound.
As one would expect, LG’s 2023 OLED models support a wide range of features compliant with HDMI 2.1a. They are also the first TV sets to be certified by the HDMI organization for the recently announced Quick Media Switching VRR (QMS-VRR). QMS-VRR can eliminate the momentary ‘black screen’ that sometimes occurs when switching between content played from different source devices connected via the TV’s HDMI 2.1a compliant ports.4
The ultimate gaming displays, LG’s self-lit OLED TVs boast a 0.1 millisecond response time, low input lag and up to four HDMI 2.1a compliant ports. LG OLED TVs are also equipped with the Game Optimizer, allowing users to quickly select and switch between gaming-specific features, such as game-genre display presets. Settings for G-SYNC® Compatible, FreeSync Premium and variable refresh rate (VRR) are easily accessible from the Game Optimizer as well.
LG’s state-of-the-art 2023 OLED TVs will be on show during CES 2023 from January 5-8 at the company’s booth (#15501, Central Hall, Las Vegas Convention Center). Keep up with all of LG’s exciting announcements at CES by following #LGCES2023 on social media.
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1 Applies to 55/65/75-inch G3 models.
2 Applies to G series models only.
3 It will be applied via software update.
4 Only available when using HDMI 2.1 QMS VRR-certified source devices
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