By Derek Robinson
Why does LG sell televisions without live access to the channels? I don't want to watch catchup TV I want to watch live TV, but LG seem to have decided that I can buy their system, but they will not provide me with a full set of apps that allow me to watch live television. This will be the last LG product I will ever purchase as they don't appear to care about their customers once they have sold them a television that does not function the way it should.
Using the smart remote or Thinq app.
Currently to change the audio track (different languages) for digital TV, I need to press the "..." button to bring up the Quick settings menu, then scroll down a long list of options, before choosing Audio languages, that brings up a menu for me to pick the audio track.
Is there a shortcut or combination keypress to bring up the audio track menu quickly?
If there isn't one, LG please add shortcuts in the next webOS update, to bring up the audio track menu and subtitles menu quickly! e.g. assign them to the colour buttons which are currently useless in digital TV.
LG Grows New Business Ventures with Selection of Finalists in First ‘Mission For The Future’ ChallengeBy News Reporter
Chosen ‘Mission for the Future’ Companies and LG to Jointly Pursue
Innovative Solutions for Digital Health, the Metaverse and Electric Mobility
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Sep. 13, 2022 — LG Electronics’ North American Innovation Center (LG NOVA) has selected its link hidden, please login to view companies for its Mission for the Future global challenge program. Representing multiple potential business paths in three industries, the companies will be working with the LG NOVA team to collaborate on new business ventures, alongside continuing to grow and scale their companies, qualifying for potential investment from LG and other investors within the LG NOVA ecosystem to develop impactful solutions for people, communities and the planet.*
“This inaugural year of our challenge demonstrated how effective and powerful collaboration between technology startups and established corporations can help accelerate the innovation process,” said LG Electronics Senior Vice President of Innovation Dr. Sokwoo Rhee and head of LG NOVA. “Congratulations to the Finalists and all the companies that participated in the Mission for the Future challenge. We look forward to the journey with these companies innovating for a brighter, more technologically advanced future.”
The finalists were selected from an initial pool of approximately 1,300 applicants. They secured the top spot after working closely with the LG NOVA Entrepreneur-In-Residence team over a six- to nine-month period to build and test the proposals. Throughout the process, the companies had opportunities to meet with LG business teams and investors within LG NOVA ecosystem. Finalists were presented to LG Electronics Global CEO William Cho.
With this selection of companies, LG NOVA will build new businesses in Digital Health, Electric Mobility and the Metaverse, pursuing multiple paths to deliver new services and solutions that will help us move forward faster into the future.
Digital Health – With digital health capabilities key to enabling the delivery of healthcare to diverse and disparate communities, LG NOVA is working to expand and scale greater access to healthcare and personal health services.
is a digital care platform to prevent and reverse chronic metabolic, digestive and mental health conditions using gut microbiome insight, genetics, AI and food-as-medicine. Together, LG and Digbi will work to make care globally accessible at home and the office, and to advance cure. is a B2B2C precision health platform powered by genomics and AI, offering personalized health and well-being solutions to the world’s leading enterprises. LG and Lifenome plan to bring to market the world’s first precision maternal and family health platform, supporting pregnant individuals 24/7 from conception all the way to the early stages of a child’s life. is a sensor-based technology platform that can use a camera in patient-owned devices to virtually capture health and biological readings to assist doctors in enhancing medical diagnosis and treatment effectiveness. Expanding upon new services available to doctors and providers, LG’s work with Mindset Medical is expected to make it easier for medical providers to understand patient health over time or during live virtual doctor visits. develops virtual treatment rooms, integrating immersive VR/AR technology, licensed clinicians and real-time data analytics on one platform, providing a comprehensive therapeutic care solution for patients through the continuum of care, from the hospital to the patient’s home. LG and XRHealth will continue to grow the service offering to deliver more insights to clinicians and enable more precise personalized care. Electric Mobility – With LG’s commitment to sustainability as an organization, LG NOVA is working to pursue new opportunities to expand access to electric vehicles (EV) and electric mobility solutions by enabling more businesses to leverage their infrastructure to provide EV services.
empowers major EV service providers with an end-to-end EV charging and smart energy management software platform.LG and Driivz will work together to enable the hospitality industry across the U.S to offer EV charging-as-a-service, while optimizing their EV charging operations and providing their customers with an exceptional EV charging experience. uses innovative AI and blockchain-based distributed energy resource management systems (DERMS) and transactive energy software platforms to enable power optimization across smart cities, smart homes and e-mobility. By working with I-EMS, LG will help modernize the electricity grid and optimize energy management to deliver better power management solutions for the market. offers an affordable and convenient way for electric vehicle owners to charge their EVs without a direct-access charger at home or on the road. LG and SparkCharge plan to work together to deliver turnkey EV solutions for businesses to create a stream of revenue from their parking spaces. The Metaverse – The Metaverse will bring greater capabilities that will change how we engage across the digital space in the future. LG is looking to broaden its role and explore new services and applications for enterprises that leverage the capabilities of the Metaverse.
provides immersive 3D workspace technology to enable distributed teams to cost-effectively work, collaborate and train from anywhere, on any AR, VR or 2D device. LG will work with iQ3 Connect to deploy immersive training and realtime collaborative workspace solutions for enterprises. is a brain training and optimization platform deployed in VR to create immersive environments and training protocols that utilizes the scientific principles of neuroplasticity to enhance focus and cognitive performance. Expanding upon iQ3 capabilities, LG and NeuroTrainer will work together to add platform capabilities and enhancements designed to further refine NeuroTrainer as a powerful tool for corporate wellness and mental resiliency. LG NOVA’s (2022) is now open for submissions. Deadline to submit is Thursday, October 6, 2022. Please visit for more information on how to submit new ideas to LG NOVA.
*Subject to due diligence and other considerations.
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By News Reporter
Multinational Tech Company’s USD 1 Million Innovation Challenge Invites
Innovative Minds Worldwide to Step Forward with Ideas for People and the Planet
SEOUL, Sep. 6, 2022 — LG Electronics (LG) announces that its first LIFE’S GOOD AWARD is now under way. The entry period is open from Sep. 6 through Oct. 10. Announced at CES® 2022, the LIFE’S GOOD AWARD seeks to uncover innovative solutions aligned with LG’s goal of creating a Better Life for All. A total of USD 1 million will be granted to help accelerate the development of the winning submissions.
Envisioning a sustainable world where Life’s Good for the planet and all its inhabitants, LG continues to pursue eco-minded solutions and ideas for a greener environment and develop user-centric products and services that provide access to convenient, valuable and novel experiences for everyone.
The LIFE’S GOOD AWARD marks a significant step in LG’s sustainability journey, helping to spread the company’s Life’s Good message around the world. In addition to carrying out its own sustainable practices, the company is now inviting like-minded individuals and groups to step forward with their unique ideas to help build a Better Life for All.
The LIFE’S GOOD AWARD asks entrants to submit their original and marketable solutions relating to Innovation for the Planet, which targets solutions for environmental health, or Innovation for People, which centers on ideas that can enrich daily life through prioritizing safety, usability and accessibility. True to its philosophy of open collaboration, LG looks forward to working closely with budding innovators. Submissions can be made at the
link hidden, please login to view, where applicants can also find full details and conditions for entry. “The LIFE’S GOOD AWARD encapsulates our philosophy of innovation and our belief that the road to a better future can only be paved if we all come together,” said William Cho, CEO of LG Electronics. “We look forward to seeing people’s innovative ideas for a better society and healthier environment, and to provide our support and encouragement in their realization.”
LG is bringing together respected academics from a diverse range of environment and social industries to support its own executives on the award’s judging panel, which has been dubbed the Life’s Good Committee. Judging panel members include Alex Edmans, a professor at London Business School who won the Financial Times Best Business Books of 2020 and the Financial Times award for Excellence in Sustainable Finance Education, Christopher Marquis, a professor at Cambridge Judge Business School and the 2021 Axiom Business Book Awards gold medalist in the Business Ethics Category, and Hyun S. Shin, a professor at the Hanyang Business School and a director of Collective Impact Center at Hanyang University.
“Application of knowledge for the alleviation of real-world problems is what every scholar aims for,” said Marquis. “LG has given us a powerful platform to do that. The LIFE’S GOOD AWARD leverages LG’s resources to gather round budding innovators, entrepreneurs, academics and business professionals and is a compelling example of how a company can make a genuine impact to better lives.”
LG has joined hands with B Lab Korea, a non-profit with expertise in measuring and certifying the social impact of businesses to ensure that all entries submitted for the LIFE’S GOOD AWARD are evaluated using relevant impact metrics.
The entries will be thoroughly evaluated in the first screening, and those with the highest marks will go through a second screening carried out by a judging panel composed of selected LG executives and renowned scholars presiding in leading academic institutions. The three finalists will be announced at CES® 2023, and will present to the judging panel in a final pitch session in January. The first-place winner (Grand Prix) will be awarded USD 700,000 in prize money, and the second (Silver) and third place (Bronze) will receive USD 200,000 and USD 100,000, respectively.
Innovators worldwide can refer to the for more details. To keep up with the latest news and developments from LG’s inaugural innovation challenge, stay tuned to .
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At IFA 2022 in Berlin, Germany, visitors to LG’s booth can experience a range of superb audio solutions tailor-made for today’s lifestyle. Offering stellar sound and stunning design, the company’s latest lineup includes the new XBOOM 360 speaker (model XO3Q) and the TONE Free (model T90, T60) and TONE Free fit (model TF8, TF7) true wireless earbuds.
The impressive LG XBOOM 360 features in an elegant exhibit where a selection of LG’s latest innovations are paired with gorgeous furniture and home accessories from premium Dutch lifestyle brand, Moooi. The continuation of a chic collaboration that began in June at Milan Design Week 2022, the delightful display presents the companies’ shared vision for a better life.
LG’s newest wireless speaker, the XO3Q immediately catches the eye with its aesthetically-pleasing design, then captivates with its authentic, 360-degree sound. Its distinctive form factor looks perfectly at home in practically any setting – indoors or out – while its clear, powerful sound delivered without distortion thanks to LG’s distortion-free reflector structure, makes one’s favorite tracks and tunes come to life.
The superior sound quality of the XO3Q is the result of LG’s insistence on using components and technologies typically found only in the most expensive, high-end audio products. The latest XBOOM 360 employs a Silk Dome tweeter for the accurate and detailed reproduction of high-res audio, a Glass Fiber driver for better clarity, especially where vocals are concerned, and neodymium magnets (which are seven times stronger than the more commonly used ferrite magnets) for a more dynamic performance.
LG XBOOM 360 also has a built-in lighting feature that can produce different effects in sync with the music, enabling users to change up the mood and enjoy a true multisensory experience. Offering three unique lighting modes (Ambient mode, Nature mode and Party mode) to choose from, the XO3Q makes it easy to create a cool, curated vibe fit for any time or occasion. Additionally, users can make their own customized lighting effects via the LG XBOOM app. Innovatively combining sound and light, the XO3Q heightens the emotional impact and enjoyment of listening to great music while elevating even the most sophisticated of space with its ‘art object’-like appearance.
LG’s new LG TONE Free earbuds (model T90) are on the show. The new earbuds boast the perfect combination of high-quality sound, user-centric features and a design that delivers a more comfortable fit.
LG TONE Free earbuds are the world’s first wireless earbuds to support Dolby Head Tracking across all content and devices. Dolby Head Tracking automatically recalibrates the sound whenever the user moves their head, ensuring a more immersive audio experience whether they’re listening to music, watching movies or playing games. The new earbuds also feature advanced Active Noise Cancellation (ANC) and LG’s comfort fit design, helping to provide users with the ultimate sound experience.
Visitors to IFA can check out the brand-new LG TONE Free fit earbuds (model TF8) as well. A great choice for those who lead an active lifestyle, TONE Free fit have a unique design that incorporates SwivelGrip technology, which helps keep the earbud firmly but comfortably in the ear during even the most vigorous workouts. IP67 rated, LG’s new earbuds can stand up to tough exercise sessions and harsh environmental conditions, providing proven resistance to rain, splashes, sweat and dust. LG TONE Free fit earbuds also make excellent companions for day hikes or working on projects in the yard, keeping the music coming for up to 10 hours on a single charge.
With supreme sound and unique designs, the latest audio products from LG on show at IFA 2022 are a treat for the ears and eyes.
To keep up with all the news and announcements from LG, stay tuned to Beyond News.
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