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The ‘Doi Moi’ generation,* known for their social media savvy and drive for upward mobility, exerts a considerable influence on Vietnam’s fast-growing economy. Recognizing the importance of connecting with this demographic, LG has opened the dynamic ‘Another Saigon’ brand experience space in the heart of bustling Ho Chi Minh City.
At Another Saigon, visitors are immersed in four distinct areas that offer a comprehensive experience of the LG brand and its newest products, featuring leading technologies and reflecting the latest lifestyle trends. Moreover, the space showcases charming miniatures of displayed appliances and provides a seamless purchasing experience through QR codes, transforming the customer journey from brand exploration to product acquisition.
The exhibition space is thoughtfully divided into four sections: Hello, LG zone, which underscores LG’s commitment to ESG principles for a Better Life for All; The Curation of Good Life zone, which focuses on Objet Collection appliances and spatial/interior design integration; The Solution of Good Life zone, which seamlessly connects visitors to the online brand shop via product miniatures and QR codes, and introduces the stories of LG’s Core Techs and The Joy of Good Life zone, where LG’s MoodUP refrigerators with color-changing door panels (controllable via the ThinQ app) are artfully displayed.
Located on the ground floor of Another Saigon, Hello, LG zone highlights some of the many activities and initiatives LG undertakes globally to foster a sustainable future. This zone also introduces lifestyle solutions such as the LG PuriCare AeroFurniture, Styler ShoeCare and Styler ShoeCase, all featuring components made from environmentally friendly recycled plastics. Visitors can also explore the innovative LG Styler clothing care solution, which gently refreshes garments without the use of chemical-based detergents.
On the first floor, The Curation of Good Life zone serves as a showcase for LG’s premium home appliance lineups like the stellar Objet Collection – including exciting, new products that are yet to be released. Meanwhile, The Solution of Good Life zone on the third floor not only showcases the InstaView refrigerator and WashTower washer and dryer but also provides insight into LG’s Core Techs for home appliances, such as durable and efficient compressors and motors used in the company’s washers, dryers and air conditioners.
In The Joy of Good Life zone, guests are treated to a visually stunning experience combining immersive videos of natural landscapes and the many different hues of LG’s refrigerator with MoodUP. The refrigerators’ advanced LED door panels switch colors in sync with LED displays installed around the zone, illuminating the space with a delightful dance of inspiring color. Visitors are encouraged to capture the vibrant display and upload images and videos to share their experiences on social media.
Additionally, Another Saigon reveals LG’s commitment to collaborating with local enterprises to realize a more sustainable future for Vietnam. Courtesy of upcycling design group Dong Dong, visitors can take home an upcycled laundry bag in one of the sophisticated colors from the Objet Collection. What’s more, they can enjoy beverages from Cacao Land, a Vietnamese chain specializing in fair-trade cocoa drinks, and try out exciting video games from VNG Games, Vietnam’s leading game distributor.
Back in South Korea, where the company is headquartered, LG has opened a series of ‘Another Life’ offline experience spaces to offer a welcoming atmosphere while providing customers with exclusive opportunities to interact with and learn about LG’s lifestyle-enhancing products. The first to open was the ‘Another Kitchen’ experience space in 2022, dedicated to the company’s smart, stylish and efficient kitchen appliances. Next came ‘Another Vibe,’ a space focusing on community revitalization in the nation’s lively and always-evolving capital city, Seoul. Last year, the ‘Another House’ experience space was set up to help reinvigorate the local economy by breathing new life into abandoned houses, while ‘Another Style’ highlights the LG Styler as well as the importance of minimizing environmental impact.
Delivering a differentiated brand experience, Another Saigon is enabling LG to form new connections with Vietnam’s young generations. Notably, 86 percent of visitors to the space have been in their 20s and 30s, with the vast majority expressing positive feedback about the energetic and enriching environment LG has brought to Ho Chi Minh City.
Through establishing creative, interactive spaces like Another Saigon, LG continues to engage and connect with young consumers around the world, introducing them to a smarter way of living and sharing its firmly-held belief in a Better Life for All.
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* Vietnamese citizens born after Vietnam launched its ‘Doi Moi’ economic reforms in 1986.
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In a world where every frame tells a story and every sound evokes emotion, LG OLED serves as the ideal movie companion by bringing the immersive experience of the big screen into the comfort of your home.
In recent years, the most discerning cinematic experts, including top directors and colorists, have chosen LG OLED for their next endeavor. For example, Lee Sung Jin, creator of the Netflix series BEEF which claimed three Golden Globes and eight Emmys in 2023, expressed his admiration for LG OLED’s breathtaking picture quality in an
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In this interview, Lee expressed his desire to utilize LG OLED during post-production of his next project, highlighting its true black and precisely calibrated colors that let audiences view his vision exactly as intended. He even recommended films renowned for their striking contrast and abundant colors that look even more extraordinary on an LG OLED TV, including Bong Joon-ho’s Mother, Park Chan-wook’s The Handmaiden and Paul Thomas Anderson’s There Will Be Blood.
Colorists are just as enthused about LG OLED’s endless potential, regarding it as a reliable reference display for the task of color grading. , Walter Volpatto, an experienced colorist best known for his exceptional work on Green Book, Dunkirk and Star Wars: The Last Jedi, described LG OLED TV as the perfect monitor, proudly stating how he often uses it for client reviews. Leading tech media outlets worldwide have joined industry experts like Walter Volpatto in recognizing the superior viewing experience provided by LG OLED TV’s stunning brightness and exceptional contrast.
To enlighten movie buffs about the cinematic brilliance offered by LG OLED TV, LG is catering to their specific interests. The , which launched on prominent movie review platform Letterboxd, gives critics, tech experts and filmmakers somewhere to exchange their insights and opinions on movies they watched on LG OLED TV with other users. LG also debuted the LG OLED New Currents Award and LG OLED Vision Award at last year’s Busan International Film Festival which acknowledge the brightest up-and-coming and independent filmmakers.
LG OLED continues to garner acclaim from some of the titans of cinema thanks in no small part to its unparalleled AI processor that unlocks visual and audio excellence. At CES 2024, the company unveiled the 2024 OLED evo series with the new α (Alpha) 11 AI processor, which enhances graphics performance by 70 percent and speeds up processing speeds by 30 percent compared to its predecessor for the ultimate movie-watching experience.
Its newest OLED TVs also come with upgraded AI upscaling, which utilizes precise pixel-level image analysis to effectively sharpen objects and backgrounds. Through the power of AI, LG OLED TVs calibrate colors by considering the mood and emotions directors/creators intended to evoke. Besides offering impressive picture quality, AI Sound Pro helps viewers immerse themselves in the onscreen action by providing virtual 11.1.2 surround sound from the TV’s built-in speaker system.
On top of Dolby Vision and Dolby Atmos, LG’s 2024 OLED TVs are the first in the industry to support Dolby Vision Filmmaker Mode to enable exceptional picture accuracy that stays faithful to the creator’s vision.
Filmmakers and colorists consistently praise LG OLED for its exceptional AI processor that unlocks visual and audio excellence, uniquely designed for LG OLED. Committed to providing the most distinctive, true-to-life viewing experiences, LG OLED promises movie enthusiasts worldwide an unparalleled cinematic journey.
To discover even more ways in which LG OLED is changing the game in creative fields such as cinema and the arts, stay tuned to the .
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By News Reporter
Company Empowers Young Talent in Europe
to Reimagine HVAC for a Better Tomorrow
SEOUL, Jan. 26, 2024 — LG Electronics (LG) announces that the grand finale of its first-ever heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC)-themed student hackathon, Hack for Heat, will take place on January 26 at the LG office in Courbevoie, France. The groundbreaking event will see talented youth from across Europe competing in teams to help redefine the future of HVAC and create a better tomorrow for all.
LG is a company that understands the importance of transitioning to low-carbon heating systems and is fully committed to supporting the EU’s Green Deal. In line with this commitment, LG offers efficient and sustainable HVAC solutions. As part of efforts to foster the next generation of HVAC innovators and help bring about positive change, LG organized the Hack for Heat hackathon, inviting students to apply their passion and unique ideas to three key challenges facing the HVAC industry:
HACK HEAT FOR DESIGN: Redefining HVAC design to seamlessly integrate into urban landscapes, with a focus on aesthetics, size and cost. HACK HEAT FOR PLANET: Creating ‘zero carbon’ heat pump systems while addressing aspects of the supply chain. HACK HEAT FOR USERS: Crafting engaging educational content to connect with consumers and spread awareness about LG’s commitment to sustainable development solutions. The Hack for Heat grand finale will feature six teams representing Spain, Portugal, the U.K., Hungary and France. Each team will have the opportunity to present their projects to a jury comprising LG executives from various business units. The winning team will be rewarded with an all-expenses-paid trip to Seoul, South Korea, where they will have the chance to immerse themselves in the local culture, explore the city’s renowned landmarks and enjoy an exclusive tour of LG headquarters.
Open to the public and media, the Hack for Heat finale will be held at Workstation, 25 Quai du Président Paul Doumer, Courbevoie, France, on January 26 from 8:30 to 15:30 (CET). Registration is required and can be completed on the event’s
link hidden, please login to view. “Hack for Heat reveals LG’s strong commitment to innovation and firm belief in the power of young talent to shape the future of HVAC,” said James Lee, head of the Air Solution Business Unit at LG Electronics Home Appliance & Air Solution Company. “We are thrilled to welcome the unique ideas of these passionate, young innovators, and look forward to seeing how their contributions will transform the industry and make people’s lives better.”
For more information about the event, visit .
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