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LG Electronics Demonstrates IPS Technology, Ultra HD Technology At DSE 2013

 LG Electronics Demonstrates IPS Technology, Ultra HD Technology At DSE 2013

2013 digital signage solutions feature LG's advanced IPS technology,
industry's first 84-inch class Ultra HD commercial display

PR Newswire

LAS VEGAS, Feb. 28, 2013

LAS VEGAS, Feb. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today LG Electronics USA unveiled its
broad 2013 line of digital signage products at Digital Signage Expo 2013
(booth 500), led by the industry's first 84-inch class "Ultra High-Definition"
4K digital signage display*. Visitors to the LG booth will be have the
opportunity to interact with LG's business-to-business (B2B) solutions for
multi-touch displays, transparent displays, outdoor signage and new commercial
applications for airports and retail settings.

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"From stunning Ultra HD solutions for retail to 'shine out' technology for
outdoor displays, LG continues to advance the digital signage sector," said
Y.K. Cho, B2B senior vice president, LG Electronics USA. "The outstanding
product line-up showcased at DSE demonstrates LG's superior display technology
and solutions for a wide-range of real world commercial applications." 

LG's flagship digital signage monitor for 2013 is its 84-inch class (84.0 inch
diagonal) Ultra HD Signage Display. Boasting pixel resolution of 3840 x 2160,
four times higher than Full HD displays, it offers the sharpest picture
available on a large-screen display. The massive display is already attracting
attention in the first-ever installation of 4K digital signage at Las Vegas'
McCarran International Airport.

Integrated into all LED models, including the 84-inch class Ultra HD screen,
is LG's In Plane Switching (IPS) panel technology that helps ensure accurate
color saturation and contrast at wide-angle viewing (both horizontal and
vertical), resulting in a display with great picture quality that can be
installed at virtually any angle or height. LG's unique display technology
also provides a temperature tolerance of up to 230 degrees Fahrenheit (110
degrees Celsius), which helps alleviate a common problem of screens
overheating, affecting picture quality.

"As the use of digital signage continues to expand, the importance of image
quality and color accuracy is increasing as well," said Dan Smith, director of
Digital Signage, LG Electronics USA. "LG's IPS LED displays allow for faithful
product representation across the digital signage medium – raising the
standard for digital signage."

LG solutions demonstrated at Digital Signage Expo 2013 include the world's
first Ultra HD digital signage, stunning outdoor displays, versatile
ultra-wide signage, expansive video walls, high-end pro-grade digital signage
and LG EcoSmart™ features.

World's First Ultra HD Signage
The all-new Ultra HD commercial widescreen LED screen (model 84WS70MS-B)
provides immersive wide viewing with a high quality and vivid picture
featuring Ultra HD technology, quadrupling FULL HD resolution to 8 million
pixels. The Ultra HD 2160p display has a bezel width of just 27.9mm at its
thinnest point. The 84-inch class Ultra HD display may be mounted in portrait
or landscape mode and also features a multi-touch option perfect for
commercial applications.

Stunning Outdoor Displays
The 47-inch class (47.0 inches measured diagonally) LG 47WX50MF Outdoor
Display features technologies that make it a well-suited solution for
delivering messages in outdoor spaces. In addition to LG's IPS panel
technology, the 47WX50MF features LG's Shine Out™ technology, which is
designed to deflect ambient light, helping to avoid color wash out or
lackluster images. Shine Out and the display's brightness level of 2,000 nits
combine to produce content that looks great even in environments with abundant
natural light.

Versatile Ultra Wide Signage
LG will also showcase a number of real-life scenarios in which the 21:9 aspect
ratio of its ultra wide signage (model 29WR30) can be used to produce a
stunning effect. Whether used to display news and advertising, or as a virtual
banner, providing up-to-the-minute information at bus stops, movie theaters or
restaurants, this new product provides value in a broad range of public
settings.

Expansive Video Walls
Perfect for hotel lobbies, retail environments and more, the backlit WV30
offer full HD 1080p picture and is expandable up to 15 x 15 tiles. This
47-inch class (47.0-inch diagonal) monitor has an ultra narrow bezel of only
3.9mm (left/top) and 2.4mm (right/bottom), and functions in both portrait and
landscape mode. It also incorporates an IPS panel, 800nit brightness and Shine
Out technology (WV30BS features 500nit brightness and doesn't have Shine Out).
LG also offers the 55-inch class (54.6-inch diagonal) WV70, which has an even
smaller bezel at 3.4mm (left/top) and 1.9mm (right/bottom).

High-End Pro-Grade Digital Signage
The WS10 and WS50 series are Full HD 1080p edge-lit LEDs with IPS panels and
respective brightness of 450nit and 700nit. The WS10 also includes a built-in
media player, while the WS50 features a sleek look with a super narrow bezel
of 11.5mm. The WS10 is available in 42-, 47- and 55-inch class (42.0-, 47.0-
and 54.6-inch diagonal) sizes and the WS50 in 42- and 47-inch class sizes
(42.0-, 47.0-inch diagonal).

EcoSmart Features
All of LG's LED signage displays are ENERGY STAR^® qualified and incorporate
LG's EcoSmart features, which allows for multiple manual and automatic options
for energy conservation, providing an ideal solution for corporate and lodging
environments looking to save on energy costs. EcoSmart includes the following
energy saving features:

  oDynamic Power Savings – reduces power consumption and optimizes picture
    settings
  oStatic Power Savings – allows the installer to set the preferred power
    consumption level
  oIntelligent Sensor – allows integrators to program the display to respond
    to the ambient light in the room and automatically reduce brightness and
    energy output under most circumstances

*No "ultra definition" or "4K" video content is currently available. May not
be compatible with all UD broadcast standards if and when developed.

Designs, features and specifications subject to change without notice.

About LG Electronics USA

The LG Electronics USA Home Electronics Business-to-Business division serves
customers in the U.S. digital signage, systems integration, lodging and
hospitality, healthcare, education, government and industrial markets. Based
in Lincolnshire, Ill., with its dedicated engineering and customer support
team, LG Electronics USA Home Electronics Business-to-Business delivers
business-to-business technology solutions tailored to the particular needs of
business environments. LG Electronics USA, Inc., based in Englewood Cliffs,
N.J., is the North American subsidiary of LG Electronics, Inc., a $45 billion
global force in consumer electronics, home appliances and mobile
communications. For more information, please visit www.LGSolutions.com.

SOURCE LG Electronics USA, Inc.

Website: http://www.LGSolutions.com
Contact: John Taylor, LG Electronics USA, +1-847-941-8181,
john.taylor@lge.com; Cathleen Cronin, +1-908-334-3209,
cathleen.cronin@lg-one.com
 
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