2011 International CES, LAS VEGAS, USA: Broadcom Corp. announced that LG Electronics (LG) has selected Broadcom chipsets for use in its wireless connected digital TVs and Blu-ray Disc players.
LG's HDTVs and Blu-ray players are designed to embody four key characteristics for the average consumer: Easy, Fun, More and Better. LG's popular devices are meant to be very easy to use, which is achieved through a Home Dashboard and intuitive user interface that lets viewers use applications and access a range of premium content all on a single screen.
Similar to an Internet portal, Home Dashboard helps viewers select their favorite Internet-based content instantly without having to browse numerous websites.
Home Dashboard and seamless wireless connectivity for LG's HDTVs and Blu-ray players are powered by Broadcom's latest connected digital TV and Blu-ray platforms, allowing the consumer to conveniently access Skype, YouTube, Netflix, VUDU, Yahoo Widgets and other web-based content.