Last November, LG surprised South Korean television viewers with an ad for a digitally-rendered “Drone Phone” that was shown to fly around and take photos from the air. Commentators interpreted the video as little more than a clever marketing stunt, but based on one of the company’s latest patent filings, its interest in the drone…
One of the best measures of a trend’s progress in the consumer electronics world is the reaction of the component suppliers. If the suppliers start taking concrete steps towards addressing it, then they anticipate demand from their manufacturing clients, who in turn must be anticipating demand from consumers. That’s why it’s such an encouraging sign that…
The race is now officially on in South Korea to create the world’s first holographic smartphone.
A new patent filling reveals LG has some interesting ideas on how to address the logistical limitations of wearable technology.
The one-atom-thick wonder material is finding its way into everyday household appliances as factorizing prices continue to fall.
The South Korean research institution that invented 4G LTE has come up with a smart slap bracelet that can curve around your wrist or turn into a phone. Oh, and it’s a stylus, too.
There are some cases where creativity can be a lot more important than practicality, but designing consumer gadgets is not one of those cases. LG apparently didn’t get the memo it filed to patent this magnet-powered monstrosity.
LG is moving to patent a detachable mobile camera that will be able to transmit – and display – video over Bluetooth from up to 32 feet. Goodbye GoPros, nanny cams and (dare we hope?) selfie sticks.
A special alloy applied to the bottom reflects stray photos that managed to dodge past the electrons in the cell on the first go back up for photoelectric conversion so to increase energy efficiency.
The programmatic cooling system in LG’s latest display patent will put your computer fan to shame.