LG is expected to upgrade its WebOS for Smart TVs from version 3.5 to 4.0 in 2018. The new version will focused on "connectivity" that will form Smart Home enviroment, IoT (Internet of Things) and will arrive with AI (Artificial Intelligence) assistant and voice recognition for voice commands.
WebOS 4.0 will strengthen connection and compatibility between devices and apply AI technologies.
LG Electronics also worked with Google, Amazon, and Naver and introduced speakers that are applied with various AI platforms.
“WebOS 4.0 will be mostly applied to Smart TVs are also being applied to other home appliances such as digital signage, beam projector, refrigerator, and washing machine.” said a representative for an industry, and will escalate to other Smart home appliances.”
LG usually announced the WebOS updates at CES events , we hope LG will unveil the upgrade to WebOS 4.0 at CES 2018, as well. (TBC)