LG launches new lines with voice recognition


LG Electronics strategy is focusing on voice control appliances. The company announced that it will expand its voice recognition-enabled smart home appliances this year, with more than two dozen markets expected to be on board by the start of the second quarter. With the company’s valued artificial intelligence (AI) partners Google and Amazon expanding sales of AI speakers globally, LG anticipates a simultaneous increase in demand for appliances supporting voice recognition. Consistent with its open strategy for enhancing global users’ daily lives through open partnerships, open connectivity and open platforms, LG will continue to work closely with valued AI partners to deliver more integration to LG customers. Through Google Home and Amazon Alexa, LG will expand voice recognition support of its home appliance products to 21 countries by April, beyond the current six markets.
The offer of LG includes an extensive lineup of smart home appliances, including premium washing machines, dryers, refrigerators, ovens, dishwashers, vacuum cleaners, air purifiers and Styler. Using conversational voice commands, users can effortlessly control their LG appliances and monitor their operation for the ultimate in smart home convenience.
«We look forward to giving our valued customers around the world the chance to experience next-level ease and convenience when using their LG appliances – said Song Dae-hyun, president of LG Electronics Home Appliance & Air Solution Company. – Our aggressive strategy and drive for excellence will bring voice-enabled AI to more homes this year than any other manufacturer and this is something we are immensely proud of.»