Recently, LG Electronics Australia launched its 100- inch laser TV with a retail sticker of $8,999. Key to this technology is a small box that projects a 100-inch high-definition video onto a screen located a mere 56 centimetres from the box. When you measure it out, this is an extremely short distance.
One hundred inches - or for the more metric minded 254 centimetres - is a large-screen size. To be able to deliver a display of this size is a major technology achievement.
For $8,999, you'll get the 100-inch Laser Display, as well as an LG Blu-ray player and a twin-tuner PVR, and the anti-reflection screen that LG says even works in brightly-lit rooms, all installed in your home.
The projector uses 36 laser diodes, rather than mercury- based lamps, to project the image. The lamp will last for up to 25,000 hours before they need replacing, which equates to five hours a day, for 13 years.
LG 84" Ultra HD 4K TV
The first company to launch Ultra HD 4K TV technology in Australia was LG. Its new 84" Ultra High Definition TV is a real head-turner.
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Unlike most things in the electronics industry, when it comes to TVs, bigger is better.
And they certainly don't come much bigger than the LG.
The ULTRA HD LM9600, at 84" - and with 4K Ultra HD content capability is among the best TV's available today.
With an Ultra-HD 4K pixel count of 3,840 x 2,160 this 102x190x4cm TV has a slim bezel, which lets the screen get close to the edge of the TV and helps give the impression of an overwhelmingly immersive picture. Input options include four HDMI plus composite components, as well as USB. When you view original UHD content, the display is genuinely stunning. It's just begging to show off 4K content, even when using the LG upscaler that takes 1080p content and delivers it as 4K, the image is still smooth with motion, rich colours and pin-sharp detail.
With standard HD material, the sheer size still impresses and it does not drop the ball in terms of backlighting deficiencies or picture noise.
The "2.2" speaker system delivers powerful sound for a TV - from several small speakers built in along the bottom edge. These are supported by subwoofers built into the back of the TV.
Overall, LG TV's are packed with a new generation of features.
LG's flawless frameless effect makes the TV almost look as though it is floating in space and the Cinema Screen design delivers a beautiful picture without clutter.
The new LED TVs are almost frameless, with an ultra-narrow frame, made possible through LG's manufacturing advancements.
Then there's a Narrow Bezel slim frame that reduces visual obstruction for improved TV viewing.
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With an easy flick of the wrist, you can turn your TV around and face it where you want the screen to project, as the TV stand has been designed with built-in rollers that deliver a smooth swivel.
With a simply executed wave of your hand, you can command the TV to do amazing things such as open the Skype application, part of LG's Smart TV offering.
The camera can be hidden from view when not in use.