LG to Launches Their Premium Smart Appliances THAT “CHAT”.
LG Electronics has recently announced there launching of its premium smart appliances with revolutionary HomeChat messaging service in South Korea. HomeChat utilizes Natural Language Processing(NLP) and LINE, the popular mobile messenger application with over 300 million user, to let homeowners communicate, control, monitor and share content with LG’s latest smart appliances.
Introducing a whole new level of convenience, the company’s premium smart appliances lineup also includes a camera-equipped refrigerator, a washing machines that allows user to begin and download washing cycles remotely through HomeChat and Light wave oven that supports NFC and WI-Fi for convenient control from any location.
LG HomeChat incorporates the popular LINE application in order to allow users to receive recommendations and control settings when away from home. With an intuitive interface, HomeChat makes communicating with LG’s smart refrigerator, washing machine or oven much like chatting with a group of friends.
For even more convenience, the Quick Button feature allows a fast and easy access to each appliance’s most commonly used functions. HomeChat also gave their users the choice of three different modes: Vacation, Away and Return-home. LG’s new service even brings element for fun to appliances, offering a variety of selection from over 4o unique line stickers to include an enjoyable, personal component to conversations.
“Today’s intelligent home appliances offer a variety of useful functions but many consumers still find setting them up an extremely complicated process.” said Seong-jin Jo, president and CEO of the LG Electronics Home Appliance Company. “Not only does LG HomeChat help simplify and enhance our products, they also deliver a unique user experience, adding even more value to our customers’ lives.”
LG Smart Refrigerator
LG’s most advanced smart refrigerator incorporates several breakthrough innovations, such as the Smart View feature. Using the industry very first integrated internal refrigerator camera positioned at the top of the main compartment, users will be able to monitor exactly what’s inside their refrigerator on their mobile device.
The wide angle camera will be able to show content not only the upper shelves, but also food stuff’s on the bottom half of the shelf. The built-in camera detects the opening and closing of the refrigerator, capturing images of the food stored inside when previously opened. Utilizing HomeChat will allow user to immediately see exactly what they need to purchase when they’re at the grocery store or supermarket.
And LG’s Smart Manager feature transforms the refrigerator into a complete food management system. using the integrated LCD panel or LG smart Refrigerator application, users can check the content of their refrigerator without having to open the door.
LG Smart Washing Machine
By using HomeChat, consumers will be able to remotely control and monitor their LG smart washing machine from outside the home. By texting start washing cycle and providing an estimated time of arrival, LG’s smart washing machine will makes sure that the laundry is finished by the time they get home.
By texting, users will receive a real-time update on the washer’s progress. LG’s smart washing machine is equipped with intuitive smart touch display that makes it much easier to select or download appropriate wash cycle through a Wi-Fi connection.
LG Smart Lightwave Oven
By using HomeChat and Recipe Search, homeowners will be able to converse with their smart LG oven to recommend recipes for specific dishes. Select Return-home using HomeChat and the smart oven will ask,”What kind of dish would you like to make today?” and open the Recipe Search window.
Once the cooking is ready to begin, the oven will automatically set the oven’s temperature and cooking time for the particular dish. Users can receive alerts on their mobile device when new recipes are available, encouraging family members to try new and interesting dishes.
With its recent successful Launch in Korea, LG has plans to introduce the HomeChat created smart refrigerator, washing machine and oven towards other markets including te United States.