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LG puts Google Assistant on Smart ThinQ speaker

THE ASIAN AGE
Published : Dec 29, 2017, 6:12 pm IST
Updated : Dec 29, 2017, 6:12 pm IST

The new ThinQ smart speaker by LG is powered by Google Assistant and the company claims that it offers 'premium' high-quality sound output.

The LG ThinQ speaker also includes Meridian audio technology.
 The LG ThinQ speaker also includes Meridian audio technology.

LG has unveiled an entire lineup of new speakers — a soundbar, a Google Assistant-enabled ThinQ smart speaker and a few other Bluetooth speakers, with a full unveiling due at CES 2018 next month. The company has unveiled its new brand, ThinQ, that utilise artificial intelligence (AI).

The new ThinQ smart speaker by LG is powered by Google Assistant and the company claims that it offers 'premium' high-quality sound output. This speaker is not just compatible with Google Assistant but also acts as a personalised voice-activated interface for LG's smart home appliances and its ThinQ intelligent voice platform. For example, with commands such as 'OK Google, talk to LG, switch on the air purifier', LG's connected home appliances can be controlled with voice commands. The LG ThinQ speaker also includes Meridian audio technology.

 

The new LG SK10Y soundbar offers 550W of audio output and 5.1.2 channel support. The new soundbar from LG utilises Dolby Atmos technology offers '3D immersive' sound. The new soundbar will come equipped with multiple speakers and users can adjust sound levels to optimise it with the dimensions of the room.

LG has also unveiled a new portable speaker that is compatible with Apt-X HD Bluetooth standard for streaming 24-bit audio over wireless connections. Moreover, LG will also launch bigger, all-in-one party speakers with 1800W output, DJ capabilities, karaoke modes, and lights.

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