CES 2016: LG Will Unveil LG Smart ThinQ Hub

Posted: Jan 2 2016, 3:13am CST | by , Updated: Jan 2 2016, 3:08pm CST, in News | CES


CES 2016: LG Will Unveil LG Smart ThinQ Hub
  • LG Advances Smart Home Ecosystem With Smart ThinQ Hub At CES 2016

The LG Smart ThinQ Hub is the latest addition to LG’s IoT ecosystem as it monitors and controls home appliances.

LG has decided to unveil its newest addition to its IoT ecosystem in the form of the LG Smart ThinQ Hub. The LG Smart ThinQ Hub will mark its debut at the CES 2016. The Hub will serve as a gateway to smart sensors and connected appliances.

The Smart ThinQ Hub comes with an elegant design and features a 3.5-inch color LCD display. The Hub connects to a smartphone app to facilitate two-way communication. The communication occurs with smart appliances and smart sensors in the home. 

The Hub monitors, controls and collects information from home appliances. Appliances such as washing machines, refrigerators, ovens, robotic vacuum cleaners, air conditioners.

The Smart ThinQ Hub screen displays the data in the form of notifications. All of it is displayed on the LCD screen or announced through the speaker. The Hub allows users to communicate via a single device. The tech acts as the central "hub" of the smart home. 

The aesthetics of the Hub features a metallic body in two attractive color schemes. The color schemes are Champagne Gold and Black. Even the LCD display is tilted at an angle to be easily legible.

The Hub also comes with a built-in internal speaker which can stream music from thousands of free stations. The Hub can also stream music from Bluetooth-enabled devices.

"The LG Smart ThinQ Hub is just another example of the open approach we believe is the future of the smart home," said Seong-jin Jo, president and CEO of the LG Electronics Home Appliance & Air Solutions Company.

"An open platform and strong partnerships with industry leaders are what will make smart home technology more accessible and more convenient to consumers. And at the end of the day, that is what our smart home strategy is all about." 

CES is a gathering place for consumers thriving on consumer technology business. In 2016 more than 3600 exhibitors will attend the Consumer Electronics Show. The CES 2016 will carry on from the 6th until the 9th of January, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The CES is arranged by the Consumer Technology Association.

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