LG is making serious with artificial intelligence (AI). And will launch products and services that use Artificial Intelligent under a new sub-brand called “ThinQ” which will begins in next year (2018). All its future TVs (Televisions), fridges, even electronic devices and services under the new brand. Will have features developed with deep learning techniques and will be able to communicate with each other. LG says you can expect its new offerings to use its own AI tech. DeepThinQ, as well as its partners’, but it did not elaborate further or listed possible features.
Already LG has smart appliances, under the SmartThinQ banner out on the market, but the Korean company says the new brand is meant to “highlight that LG(‘s) intelligent products.” It said in a statement that “AI is the next frontier in technology and as a leader in home appliances and consumer electronics, [it has] a responsibility to make AI more approachable and less intimidating.” Over the past year, LG has been dropping hints that it plans to put a spotlight on artificial intelligence. At CES 2017, it announced its DeepThinQ deep learning technology. The company also opened an artificial Intelligence lab in Seoul to house all its voice-, video- and sensor-related AI research.