LG will continue to upgrade the WebOS Smart TV platform. First version called "AFRO"
Francisco De Jesùs.
After the LG WebOS Smart TVs launch success with 1.1 million plus TVs sold worldwide, LG is projecting an upgrade version of WebOS for 2015.
LG plans to give the platform a different name to each new version, Mr. Lee said. The current version is called AFRO, named after a hairstyle that was popular in the 1970s.
"We will also continue to research how the platform can be applied in relation to other consumer electronic devices used in the home," said Senior Vice President Lee In-kyu, who runs the consumer-electronics maker's TV business.