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Samsung Smart TVs Certified by British Royal National Institute of Blind People for Web Accessibility

Samsung Smart TVs Certified by British Royal National Institute of Blind People for Web Accessibility

SEOUL, Nov. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. said Wednesday that its 2022 Smart TVs have been certified by the Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) in Britain for the second time for their web accessibility for visually impaired persons. Samsung’s Smart TVs use a voice guidance system to provide assistance with using [...]

Small-size Home Appliances Gain Popularity amid Economic Recession

Small-size Home Appliances Gain Popularity amid Economic Recession

SEOUL, Nov. 9 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s home appliance makers are targeting consumers with small-size home appliances amid the economic downturn. LG Electronics Inc. released the new LG Dios Dishwasher Objet Collection for 6 People, which can be installed in a smaller kitchen. It is suitable for households with one or two people, and [...]

LG Develops Technology that Prevents Fire Caused by Home Appliances

LG Develops Technology that Prevents Fire Caused by Home Appliances

SEOUL, Oct. 13 (Korea Bizwire) — LG Electronics Inc. announced that it has developed new technology that prevents fires caused by electric arcs and signed an agreement with the Korea Electronics Technology Institute on Wednesday to jointly verify and standardize the technology. Arcs can be caused by partial severance of an electric cable, a loose [...]

Home Appliance Makers Beef Up Efforts to Improve Customer Access

Home Appliance Makers Beef Up Efforts to Improve Customer Access

SEOUL, Oct. 4 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s home appliance makers are redoubling efforts to improve customer access to their products, aimed at enabling anyone, including physically handicapped people, elderly people and children, to use them more easily and conveniently. In early August, LG Electronics Inc. released a PuriCare Objet Collection water purifier using the [...]

LG’s Design Philosophy Lies with Building New Customer Experience

LG’s Design Philosophy Lies with Building New Customer Experience

SEOUL, Oct. 2 (Korea Bizwire) — In recent years, LG Electronics Inc., a global leader in traditional home appliances, has striven to become an industry leader that creates hardly-seen-before and innovative devices, ranging from a steam closet to an automated indoor gardening device to a home brewer. Such moves, regardless of how niche of a [...]

Samsung SmartThings Tops 10 mln Mark for Connected Devices

Samsung SmartThings Tops 10 mln Mark for Connected Devices

SEOUL, Sept. 29 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. said Wednesday that the number of home electronics devices worldwide connected to its SmartThings platform had exceeded the 10 million milestone as of Sept. 12. SmartThings, released in 2018, is a smart home platform that connects a wide range of Samsung home appliances through Internet of [...]

LG, Samsung Dominate Consumer Reports’ Big-Screen TV Recommendations

LG, Samsung Dominate Consumer Reports’ Big-Screen TV Recommendations

SEOUL, Sept. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — An influential American consumer magazine listed a number of TVs made by LG Electronics Inc. and Samsung Electronics Co. on the Best Big-Screen TV list. U.S. Consumer Reports recommended 11 TVs with a 70-inch screen or larger, sorting them into categories of ‘top-performing’, ‘mid-priced’ and ‘lower-priced’ based on the [...]