Samsung is not the only company to presented smart appliances at CES 2013. There was also LG. The Korean company also showed its new products in this sector, although more than new models was the improvements in terms of connectivity and user comfort. The appliances will connect to your smartphone via NFC (“Near Field Communication is a wireless communication technology, short-range high frequency that enables the exchange of data between devices,” Wikipedia). In this way users can control the fridge, oven, washing machine or vacuum cleaner from their mobile.
LG Smart System can also perform different actions to control appliances with voice commands. After making adjustments, we just have to approach it the smartphone and automatically will save and execute the orders. It’s about having a more friendly interface, simple and visual multiple buttons on a traditional washer.
The options offered by refrigerators are more complete. For example you can make an inventory of the foods, which are refrigerated and assign an expiration date. The operation can be performed directly on the touch screen or with the smartphone and then synchronize them. On the same screen you can access to Internet, even see the weather forecast, write notes and search and read recipes. The same list can be useful when you do the shopping in order to know what products you need.
LG Smart Diagnosis
This intelligent machine, with the usual features (touch screen, Wi-Fi, etc..) but includes the Smart Diagnosis. This is a technology that allows you to connect directly with the technical service and report the incidence automatically.
LG Smart HOM-BOT
LG also has an intelligent robot vacuum cleaner with Wi-Fi can also be controlled via smartphone. Besides conventional sensors, the Korean company has developed a completely noiseless device. The danger is then being walked while performing their work.
LG tries with all these technological advances to have a Smart Home, a fully connected home with all appliances that provide us with our daily life and also can be controlled from your mobile phone.