CEDIA Expo is back in full force and certainly bigger than ever on the video side, especially when it comes to dazzling MicroLED video walls, clearly a theme of this year’s show. Toward that end, LG Electronics USA has unveiled the LG MAGNIT 4K 136-inch Micro LED residential display (LSAD Series), offering integrators and end users a massive home cinema, digital art, and entertainment experience.
Complete with LG’s webOS smart TV platform, popular streaming apps, screen sharing and AI-enhanced processing, the new Micro LED Extreme Home Cinema screen is being demonstrated for the first time at the CEDIA Expo 2022 (booth #14041) in Dallas, Sept. 29 – Oct. 1, at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center.
According to Michael Kosla, vice president, LG Electronics USA, the LG MAGNIT 4K 136-inch display contains numerous high-end features that deliver premium home viewing for any type of content in any room environment.
“With its groundbreaking performance, LG MAGNIT 4K 136-inch is a luxury residential display offering viewers the cutting-edge color, clarity, and contrast of LG’s Micro LED combined with Alpha 9 AI-enhanced processing designed to present movies, TV shows or pieces of digital art optimally,” said Kosla. “Today’s discerning homeowners expect an increasingly high level of technological sophistication, and LG MAGNIT 4K 136-inch delivers with stellar visuals and an air of exclusivity that can’t be replicated in retail stores.”
LG MAGNIT 4K 136-inch offers myriad technology highlights including LG’s α (Alpha) 9 AI Processor that uses deep learning to reduce picture noise and optimize saturation and contrast based on room conditions, the company notes. It also is designed to enhance the clarity and legibility of faces and text, while an ambient light sensor adjusts brightness and tone mapping to maintain optimal appearance in varying lighting conditions.
To help homeowners make the most of the large-scale visuals, LG has included screen share capabilities through AirPlay 2 and Miracast protocols that allow content from any iOS, Android, macOS or Windows 10 device to be wirelessly streamed to LG MAGNIT 4K 136-inch.
A dedicated mobile app enables users to load digital art directly onto the display. A collage feature in the app will enable owners to display a wall full of their personal photos that can be sized and adjusted as desired, as the LG MAGNIT becomes a digital canvas.
The LG MAGNIT 4K 136-inch display is ideal for home environments ranging from home theaters to media rooms to living rooms, with 2,000 nits of peak brightness helping to deliver excellent performance and visibility even in rooms with higher ambient light, the company adds.
LG Teams with Bang & Olufsen on Audio Bundle
The displays offer connectivity including four HDMI in ports, LAN in, digital out, two USB in and an RS232C port. The 120 Hz frame rate ensures smooth playback of fast-moving visuals such as sports or action content.
LG points out that the MAGNIT 4K 136-inch is the latest luxury LG Micro LED display solution designed specifically for residential installations, following the 2021 introduction of the DVLED Extreme Home Cinema line that features multiple models and sizes including a gigantic 325-inch 8K display.
The new LG Micro LED display is a premium product available in the United States exclusively through specially certified LG distribution partners.
Additionally, LG has collaborated with Danish audio legend Bang & Olufsen to bundle the flagship Beolab 90 home speaker as the preferred sound system for LG MAGNIT 4K 136-inch display when sold through Bang & Olufsen stores.
It also can be paired with Bang & Olufsen’s wider portfolio of home theater loudspeakers including Beolab 50 and 28 models.
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