CES 2018: LG turns to AI to make its devices smarter

With the press of a button LG Display's 65-inch screen slowly lowers into a box rolling up around a solid core like wrapping paper

We come to CES to see the most outlandish and extravagant developments in tech, and few live up to such a description as well as LG Display's new rollable OLED TV.

OLED, or organic light-emitting diodes, works by putting electricity through certain materials that glow red, green and blue. It is worth adding that this is not the company's first rollable TV in the market.

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This isn't the only remarkable TV that LG is bringing to CES 2018, as the manufacturer is also showcasing a "transparent" 55-inch OLED TV and the first ever 88-inch 8K OLED TV, upping the game once again with over 33 million pixels (7680×4320) - 16 times more than regular Full HD (1920×1080) - over an 88-inch display.

Now, 65 inches isn't the biggest TV at CES, or even at LG Displays showroom.

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LG previously unveiled an 18-inch display that can be rolled-up in the same way.

Last week, meanwhile, LG teased an 88-inch 8K OLED TV that will also makes its debut at the show. Park talked about how LG's products like its air conditioner, would adapt and learn the temperatures you generally prefer, cleaning robots in the home would be able to learn and decipher objects like your pet dog, for instance, and navigate around them, or in the future, the ThinQ AI in your car's dashboard will be able to automatically adjust the AC, play your favourite music, etc. The winding 90-foot-long LG OLED Canyon features 246 LG Open Frame OLED displays, in concave and convex configurations, giving tens of thousands of visitors a one-of-a-kind experience of natural wonders.

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The TV is "a milestone for the 8K era and underscores the exciting potential of OLED", In-Byung Kang, the LG Display chief technical officer said in a recital. The Consumer Electronics Show which is going to be held in Las Vegas is often dominated by a huge number of huge new televisions.

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