LG Releases NLP-Powered Smart Appliances with Chat Features in South Korea


IndianExpress.com reports, "LG Electronics (LG) announced the launch of its premium smart appliances with  HomeChat messaging service in South Korea. HomeChat employs Natural Language Processing (NLP) and LINE, the popular mobile messenger app with over 300 million users, to let homeowners communicate, control, monitor and share content with LG’s latest smart appliances. LG HomeChat incorporates the popular LINE application to allow users to receive recommendations and control settings of smart appliances like refrigerator, washing machine or oven when away from home."


The article continues, "The company’s smart appliance lineup includes a camera-equipped refrigerator, a washing machine that allows users to start and download washing cycles remotely via HomeChat and a Lightwave oven that supports NFC and WiFi for convenient control from any location. LG’s smart refrigerator incorporates the new Smart View feature that consists LG’s first built-in internal refrigerator camera positioned at the top of the main compartment, users can monitor exactly what’s inside their refrigerator without opening the door on their smartphones or tablets. The refrigerator also offers Smart Manager feature to keep track of the expiration dates of food items inside the refrigerator. Smart Manager can also recommend meal options based on the ingredients stored in the refrigerator."


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