By News Reporter
New LG MAGNIT Designed for Advanced Content Creation Offers
Excellent Picture Quality, Easy Installation and More
SEOUL, May 24, 2023 — LG Electronics (LG) has announced the launch of its new LG MAGNIT (model LBAF) display for virtual production. A huge screen leveraging the company’s cutting-edge Micro LED technology, the new model delivers premium picture quality with deep blacks and vibrant, natural colors, helping directors to create immersive visual experiences. Ideal for film and media production, the new LG MAGNIT is capable of displaying digitally-rendered images in real time; synchronizing with monitors, cameras, camera trackers and production computers so that virtual and live-action elements can be seamlessly blended together.
The use of LED displays to provide lifelike backdrops for shooting footage of real actors, presenters and foreground objects is becoming more popular in the broadcasting and film industries. Designed specifically for virtual production studios and extended reality (XR) stages, the new LG MAGNIT, boasting LG’s robust chip-on-board (COB) LED technology and a 1.5 millimeter pixel pitch, delivers the supreme picture quality, features and convenience needed for professional content production. Employing millions of self-lit pixels, LG’s Micro LED panels are known for their stellar contrast, bright colors and accurate image reproduction. LG MAGNIT’s ability to faithfully display digitally-rendered landscapes – whether depicting a location from this world or a completely imagined realm – enables directors to make their artistic vision come to life.
LG MAGNIT for virtual production provides versatility by giving users the ability to customize the size of the displayed image and choose either hanging or stacking installation.* The structure of LG’s Micro LED solution helps reduce color distortion to keep images true across a wide viewing angle, making the impressive display suitable for large-screen configurations. Additionally, for content creators that prefer an immersive effect, LG MAGNIT allows for a concave curvature of up to 10 degrees. The design of this state-of-the-art display also makes module alignment easy.
For simplicity of setup and management, the new LG MAGNIT offers convenient installation and maintenance. LG’s Micro LED display comes with large, 35.6-inch cabinets and has panel modules and power supply units that can be accessed from the rear. Offering broadcast quality performance, LG’s purpose-built display solution pairs superb color accuracy with low latency video processing and excellent HDR capabilities.
“A premium Micro LED display, LG MAGNIT for virtual production is an invaluable tool for broadcasting systems, movie studios and XR stages, helping directors to see their creative vision come to life,” said Paik Ki-mun, senior vice president and head of the Information Display business unit of LG Electronics Business Solutions Company. “Through collaboration with industry leaders, LG will continue to enhance its lineup of Micro LED solutions, offering large-scale displays customized to the unique requirements of diverse verticals.”
Since its initial launch in 2020, LG MAGNIT has raised the bar for premium display experiences, leveraging LG’s Micro LED technology to deliver stunning picture quality with accurate colors. Designed for use in various environments, the MAGNIT lineup includes displays for residential settings (model
link hidden, please login to view / pixel pitch: 0.78mm) and solutions for diverse business sectors, including corporate, retail and hospitality (model / pixel pitch: 0.78/0.9/1.25mm). The new LG MAGNIT will be available in markets worldwide starting from this month. For more information about LG MAGNIT, visit .
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* Accessories required for installation are sold separately.
LG Debuts First Joint Virtual Care Solution With Amwell at HLTH 2022 to Address Hospital Workforce ShortagesBy News Reporter
New Carepoint Solution Leverages Existing LG Healthcare TVs and Features Advanced Monitoring Capabilities to Improve Efficiency of Bedside Care Response and Maximize Resources
LAS VEGAS, Nov. 15, 2022 — Global innovator
link hidden, please login to view (LG) announced its first joint solution with digital healthcare enablement leader ®, designed to expand the boundaries of digital health innovation and address a major issue faced by hospitals across the country – workforce shortages. Showcased at HLTH 2022, the Carepoint TV Kit, by LG and powered by the Amwell Converge platform, leverages existing LG healthcare TVs, a leading brand of TVs in hospitals and healthcare facilities, in patient rooms to allow providers to remotely engage, monitor and discharge patients, thereby reducing healthcare professionals’ workload.
The new solution, called the Carepoint TV Kit 200L, is engineered to expand clinicians and care teams reach through virtual rounding, nursing, e-sitting and isolation room monitoring. This enables tasks like patient admission and discharge, medical reconciliation, care coordination with patients, family members and other providers and patient monitoring all to be done from one convenient location, resulting in increased efficiencies, reduced drive-time and rounding time, maximized resources and optimized time and space.
“We’re spearheading a digital transformation of the healthcare system in hospitals by providing an innovative platform that makes care more virtual, accessible and efficient while helping to improve quality of care,” said Atul Singh, general manager for Digital Health at LG Electronics. “Our new TV Kit solution helps alleviate the challenges that hospitals struggle with day-to-day, such as better managing labor shortages and offering clinicians and care teams greater flexibility and easier access to patients.”
“We are facing an all-time high level of healthcare worker burnout and financial constraint spurred by the pandemic. Technology innovation such as this can reduce the burden on clinicians and care teams while improving patient engagement and ultimately enabling a better care experience for all,” said Susan Worthy, Chief Marketing Officer at Amwell. “We are honored to continue expanding our partnership with LG as we work together to empower hospitals and their staff with the tools and innovations necessary to achieve their goals.”
LG and Amwell first announced a collaboration in as part of LG’s strategic vision for creating new socially impactful products and services for the next generation. LG is the longtime largest provider of smart TVs for hospital patient rooms in the United States. Now the global electronics giant is further increasing its focus on innovation and expanding its healthcare portfolio. As a dedicated partner, LG is committed to working Amwell and its Converge platform to help deliver on its promise of healthcare innovation.
To learn more about the Carepoint TV Kit 200L solution visit or
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By News Reporter
Companies to Develop Core Technologies for Meta-Home and Digital Humans
SEOUL, Oct. 17, 2022 — LG Electronics (LG) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Unity, the world’s leading platform for creating and operating real-time 3D (RT3D) content, for the development of meta-home and digital humans.
Meta-home will let users create a highly accurate ‘digital twin’ of their personal living space, enabling them to spend time in a dynamic, virtual version of their own home. All the LG products installed in the user’s real home can be found inside meta-home. What’s more, any adjustments the user makes to their LG devices’ settings, features or functions within the digital environment will be reflected in the real world, providing an innovative, convenient method of control and an enjoyable, new customer experience.
Users can also customize their digital abode by rearranging the furniture and appliances, and come together with other meta-home users from all over the world to share personal tips and experiences of using LG’s advanced lifestyle solutions.
On top of that, meta-home will feature ultra-lifelike digital humans that can sense when users need assistance, offering timely support, for example, should they require help managing a specific appliance function. Through the integration of LG’s voice recognition, natural language processing and contextual learning technologies, as well as Unity’s sophisticated engine – which is used across various industries – these digital helpers will be able to communicate in an exceptionally natural way.
In addition to their conversational skills, meta-home’s virtual occupants will make interactions feel more ‘human’ thanks to their realistic, situationally-appropriate facial expressions and gestures.
“Meta-home featuring digital humans will leverage LG’s advanced technologies and in-depth understanding of consumers and the home environment, and Unity’s unrivaled capabilities in RT3D and computer graphics, to deliver a true customer-experience innovation,” said Dr. Kim Byoung-hoon, CTO and executive vice president of LG Electronics.
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By Scott Dent
No matter how times times I remove the LG Internet (XUMO) channels, a few of them come back every day. After a week, I have to flip through about twenty of the LG Internet channels to get to what I want to watch. I have an 86" UP8770. My wife won't even watch the TV because of how how annoying those LG Internet channels are. I have repeatedly reset the TV. I have left it unplugged all night. I have searched for answers online and spoken to LG on the phone. Nothing helps. I have removed all the LG Internet channels at least 50 times. Every day a few of them come back. I purchased the TV at Costco about 5 months ago. I really wish I could return it. The LG Channels are a deal breaker for me.