LG Smart TV and Smart TV Upgrader Demo at CES 2011

LG Smart TV Demo CES 2011LG in April will be releasing their first "Smart TV" to the market. The network enabled HDTV features a Nintendo Wii-like "Magic Remote" (powered by Hillcrest Labs' Freespace and Broadcom's BCM20730 chipset), DLNA support, 150 TV Apps (free and premium - i.e. Netflix, Hulu Plus, VUDU, etc.), and a web browser. Worth noting is that the [...]

Get Ready for In-air TV Remotes Powered by Hillcrest Labs’ Patented Freespace Technology

Hillcrest Labs LG Magic Wand RemoteHillcrest Labs today is announcing that it has licensed its Freespace in-air pointing and motion-control technology to LG and Sony. LG, in particular, is bundling the Freespace-powered "Magic Wand" remote (sound familiar?) with its first 3D-ready, Internet-connected INFINIA HDTVs with NetCast Entertainment access. No word how Sony plans to use it, but it will most [...]