LG has initiated rolling out built-in Amazon Alexa support for its 2019 television models. These updated models (LG 2019 OLED and LCD including “NanoCell”) would be made available in 14 countries beginning North America and then followed by Europe and Asia.
Through the Alexa app, owners of compatible LG TVs would be able to ask queries, control home appliances, have access to almost a lakh of Alexa’s skills without the need for a separate device. Moreover, LG’s ThinQ AI conversational voice recognition technology can handle very complex tasks and commands such as supporting routines. LG further added that its 2019 TVs will also receive Apple AirPlay 2 and HomeKit support through a mid-year update. Moreover, LG TVs would be soon offering support to three third part voice assistants.
Through the Alexa support, LG is determined to push into AI technology with its ThinQ initiative while simplifying customers’ lives.