LG unveils futuristic delivery robots and concept vehicles – IoT World Today


The company presented tech plans to improve lives by deploying robots both inside and outside the home

LG’s CES 2022 announcements focused on AI and smart deployments to improve life both at home and on the go.

The electronics maker’s message was upbeat with a menagerie of music from singer and brand ambassador John Legend, as well as positive messages about improving lives through technology.

The company unveiled robots to deploy in various settings such as deliveries and housekeeping, as well as futuristic vehicles with “meta” displays.

CEO William Cho, who only replaced Bong-seok Kwon as CEO at the end of November, stressed in the announcement that LG is focused on transforming lives “at a fundamental”.

“Our job is to support you and empower you to get the better life you deserve,” he said.

LG bets big on bots

One of the biggest reveals from its announcement was its range of robots. LG introduced several robots performing a variety of tasks.

The CLOi GuideBot was shown directing guests, with potential for use in conferences and retail applications.

It has a large screen that can display advertisements and navigate environments while directing guests. The GuideBot also houses voice recognition and touch interaction.

LG also unveiled the CLOi Serve Bot, capable of serving drinks and snacks to customers.

These robots can be deployed in public spaces such as restaurants, hospitals and office buildings to assist humans without requiring human-to-human interaction and can navigate autonomously.

And in terms of bots bringing things to people, the LG proudly displayed its door-to-door delivery robot bringing packages to people.

The small four-wheeled unit can work both indoors and outdoors. During the press conference, the robot was shown dynamically navigating various terrains, including snow and stairs.

However, not much information has been revealed about the delivery robot, but it could see potential deployment in logistics and food deliveries.

LG also showed off its robot vacuum cleaners.

Enter the Omnipod

LG also introduced the Vision Omnipod: a futuristic mobility concept designed to bring home to the car.

The four-wheeler features a plethora of devices, including a large “meta environment” screen and an innovative dashboard display.

The vehicle also included the ability to interact with virtual influencer Reah Keem. Keem was shown instructing a human in warm-up techniques via the Omnipod screen.

“We are transforming hardware and software to transform your onboard experiences so you can enjoy the comfort and confidence of your home while on the go. An extension of your home experience while on the go so we can make our spaces limitless and our experiences seamless,” said CEO Cho.

Any other matter

LG also showed off several other innovative consumer products, including a 97-inch OLED TV as well as its room-to-room sharing feature, new UltraGear gaming monitors and speakers, and a “largely automated” herb terrarium for kids. the kitchens nicknamed “Tiiun”.

The electronics maker also paraded past the LG Independa Health Hub. Integrated into its televisions, it allows users to make videoconferences with health professionals to provide remote assistance and care.


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