LG launches autonomous infotainment vehicle


At CES 2022 this week in Las Vegas, LG Electronics will unveil an in-car infotainment package for autonomous vehicles that will turn these car cabs into a place for passengers to work, watch TV, exercise or do the workout. experience camping virtually, according to a report by The Korea Herald on Monday (Jan. 3).

The LG Omnipod mobility concept will transform cars into home offices, entertainment centers or lounges controlled by smartphone or voice commands via the LG ThinQ smart home solution service, according to a company announcement.

“The addition of cars to the LG ThinQ (LG Electronics) ecosystem will continue to deliver new customer experiences and blur the lines between spaces, so user experiences at home can be seamlessly extended to cars.” , said William Cho, CEO of LG Electronics. company statement.

Last year, LG partnered with Hyundai Motor Group on the Ioniq Concept Cabin in the automaker’s Ioniq 5 electric vehicle fleet. The Ioniq Concept cabin includes home appliances, 77-inch flexible organic LED screens, and interior care solutions, including shoe butlers, ultraviolet lights, and cleaning robots to keep the cabin sanitized.

In addition to the LG Omnipod, the company will also unveil artificial intelligence-powered CLOi robots that can give tours, serve food, or deliver goods.

Related: Udelv unveils the first autonomous hop-on hop-off cargo vehicle

Also this week, at the hybrid CES 2022 event, Udelv is deploying the Transporter, an autonomous, cabin-less cargo vehicle that can carry 2,000 pounds of cargo, make up to 80 stops and cover between 160 and 300 miles per trip on highway. speeds.

The electric vehicle has an ‘exclusive, self-contained, hot-swappable modular charging pod called uPod’, has multiple battery options and is operated by Udelv’s mobile apps, which offer planning, delivery, tracking and package recovery, according to Udelv press release.

The Transporter is Udelv’s third-generation vehicle and was developed after years of experience, customer testing and “basic mechanical, electrical and software engineering,” the statement said.

Udelv launched autonomous delivery on public roads in 2018 and has made more than 20,000 deliveries for various retailers in California, Arizona and Texas.

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