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LG Electronics to showcase Google TV in U.S. fair   2012-01-06 13:45:38            

SEOUL, Jan. 6 (Xinhua) -- LG Electronics, the world's No.2 TV maker, said Friday that it will showcase a smart TV that runs Google TV during next week's Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas.

The LG-made Google TV powered by Google's Android operating system (OS) will be unveiled next Monday at the U.S. consumer electronics fair in Las Vegas, according to an e-mailed statement by LG.

The Internet TV will offer its Android-based user interface, enabling consumers to enjoy web browsing and social networking, LG said. Multi-taking will also be available as the Internet surfing, social networking and TV functions can be run simultaneously.

LG's three-dimensional (3D) technology will be available through its Google TV. With a single click of a remote controller, any two-dimensional (2D) program or movie can be viewed in 3D due to the built-in 2D to 3D conversion engine.

"Through Google TV, LG has merged Google's established Android operating system with LG's proven 3D and Smart TV technologies, offering consumers a new and enthralling TV experience," said Havis Kwon, chief executive of LG Electronics' home entertainment business.

Editor: Xiong Tong
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