Wireless Ultra HD Transmission Technology Unveiled by LG

Wireless Ultra High Definition (Ultra HD) Transmission technology

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LG Showcases Wireless Ultra HD Technology

LG Electronics has announced their wireless Ultra HD streaming technology at Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2013 in Barcelona. The Wireless Ultra HD technology will allow games and other content to be streamed on their LG Ultra HDTV’s in real time.

“Thanks to our innovative Wireless Ultra HD Transmission technology, users can now enjoy their favorite mobile content on today’s most advanced Ultra HD TVs,” said Dr. Jong-seok Park, President and CEO of the LG Electronics Mobile Communications Company. “With the development of this cutting-edge technology, LG again confirms its industry leadership in the area of display and mobile convergence for a truly enjoyable viewing experience.”

The complete details of the technology are vague, but LG says that ubiquitous Wifi connections are used during transmission. Multimedia content is matched to the TV resolution for sharp visuals. LG also mentioned that their wireless Ultra HD solution uses half the power of other streaming technologies.

[showhide type=”pressrelease” more_text=”Show Original Press Release” less_text=”Hide Original Press Release” hidden=”yes”] SEOUL, Feb. 25, 2013 ㅡ LG Electronics (LG) will showcase its industry-leading Wireless Ultra High Definition (Ultra HD) Transmission technology for the first time at Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2013 in Barcelona. This exciting next generation mobile feature enables users to view games and other smartphone content on Ultra HD TVs in real time, via wireless data transfer.

“Thanks to our innovative Wireless Ultra HD Transmission technology, users can now enjoy their favorite mobile content on today’s most advanced Ultra HD TVs,” said Dr. Jong-seok Park, President and CEO of the LG Electronics Mobile Communications Company. “With the development of this cutting-edge technology, LG again confirms its industry leadership in the area of display and mobile convergence for a truly enjoyable viewing experience.”

Wireless Ultra HD Transmission technology makes the delivery of smartphone multimedia content to TVs faster and smoother than previous mobile video compression and transfer systems. With minimal lag and data loss, LG’s next generation mobile feature performs this feat using ubiquitous WiFi connections. During transmission, multimedia content is automatically adjusted to match the receiving TV’s screen resolution, resulting in flawless visuals.

What’s more, LG’s Wireless Ultra HD Transmission system consumes less than half the power of other similar transmission technologies. It achieves this by reducing the burden on the smartphone’s CPU and other hardware resources.

Visitors to MWC can see this technology for themselves at the LG Booth in Hall 3 of Fira Gran Via from February 25-28.
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Andrew Michael is a physician and Ultra HDTV Magazine's editor-in-chief. As obsessed as he is with finding the perfect combination of technology and medicine, in his spare time he enjoys exploring the globe in search of the ultimate pair of flip-flops.
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