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Smart technology that gives you control of your home

It will allow you to remain connected to your appliances no matter where you are.

In Summary

•With more people indoors, the smart home concept is becoming the new norm.

•Smart lighting is an innovative feature designed to save electricity by ensuring that lights are turned off when no one is in the room.

LG's Marketing manager Haewoong Kim (centre) flanked by other LG officials during the launch of LG ThinQ Zone center at Sarit Centre on August 5, 2020
LG's Marketing manager Haewoong Kim (centre) flanked by other LG officials during the launch of LG ThinQ Zone center at Sarit Centre on August 5, 2020
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An increasing number of digital savvy-home owners not only want to customize the functioning of home appliances but also reduce housework and save money and energy, says LG ThinQ smart home report.

With the LG ThinQ technology, you will not have to worry about many things happening at home since it will allow you to remain connected to your appliances no matter where you are.

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is a powerful technology that allows devices to mimic human behaviour through deep learning.

It has been successfully deployed in creating smart homes that are residences equipped with devices that automate tasks usually carried out by people.

It includes use of applications such as voice commands, automation and AI. Recent improvements have in home automation have created intuitive devices that are able to learn human behaviour patterns and fit in with your lifestyle.

Personalization is a key consideration as it enables people to live life freely. It also makes life fun, as we do not have to be bogged down by mundane decisions as we go about our daily lives.

With more people indoors, the smart home concept is becoming the new norm. if you are worried about high energy bills, smart washing machines that optimize wash time for each load use less energy and water thus saving you time and energy.

Smart lighting is an innovative feature designed to save electricity by ensuring that lights are turned off when no one is in the room. Lighting consumes around 15 per cent of an average home’s electricity use.

Reducing the amount of unnecessary lighting also curbs light pollution, the emission of too much light that is not needed for a greener healthier planet.

You can secure your home with smart doorbells that can sense when someone is approaching your house, transmitting live footage to smartphones and computers. The smart lights will turn on and off when you are not there deterring intruders.

with the new 5G technology, LG smart ThinQ app will give you easy control of your appliances in the kitchen including your refrigerators, TV and air conditioners in your living room as well as devices in every other space.

The cameras study movements, habits and biometrics and alert the owner of suspicious activities around the home.

For people who have to work away from home for extended periods, this means that they do not have to hire guards or keep worrying about personal valuables in the house. They remain connected to their house even if thousands of kilometres away.

As the world shifts to electric vehicles, a smart home is equipped with gadgets that could charge your car overnight using solar power generated during the day giving you uninterrupted mobility as you go about your work and personal errands the following day.

A smart home is therefore more than just about a convenient lifestyle but also the peace of mind that is crucial for your overall wellbeing and mental health.