LG Wins 14 CES 2009 Innovations Awards

The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) recognized LG Electronics' excellence in design and technology with 14 prestigious CES 2009 Innovations Awards, including the CES 2009 "Best of Innovations" in the wireless handset and home appliances categories.

All told, LG Electronics was honored in seven highly-competitive categories: video displays, video components, home theater speakers, wireless communications, home appliances, computer accessories and audio components.

"Earning more than 80 CES Innovations Awards over the past six years, LG Electronics is proud to continue to be recognized for our innovation and excellence in design," said Michael Ahn, president and CEO of LG Electronics North America. "These honors underscore our goal to enhance consumers' lifestyles with products that combine intelligent features and intuitive functionality with exceptional performance and stylish design."

CES Innovations Awards are selected annually by a panel of prominent industry designers, engineers and journalists who judge product entries on criteria including user value, aesthetics, innovative design, quality and contributions to the quality of life. Sponsored by CEA and endorsed by the Industrial Designers Society of America, the CES Innovations Awards highlight product advancements in technology design and engineering.

Some of LG's honorees for the 2009 International CES include:

Video Displays Category

-- Triple-View Monitor (M4714V) -- Ideal for digital signage applications, LG's Triple View 47-inch class display allows consumers to view three different images in Full HD 1080p resolution based upon their angle of view to the monitor.

-- 55-inch Class Full HD 1080p Slim LED Backlight LCD (55LHX) -- LG's 55-inch class 1080p LCD HDTV combines an ultra-thin 24 mm depth with the superior performance of LED backlighting for a sleek design with uncompromising picture quality.

Video Components Category

-- BD300 Network Blu-ray Disc Player (BD300) -- LG's BD300 is the world's first Blu-ray disc player that instantly streams movies and TV episodes from Netflix, enabling unparalleled access to disc-based and networked home video entertainment.

Computer Accessories Category

-- Network Attached Storage with Blu-ray Burner (N4B1 NAS) -- LG's N4B1 network attached storage provides a variety of integrated data management and storage solutions whether directly connected to a network or over the Internet.

For more information on LG Electronics products/services, visit www.lge.com.