Internet refrigerator

Internet refrigerator

A household refrigerator with a built-in computer for Web browsing and appliance control. In 2001, LG introduced the first Internet refrigerator. Although it did not take the world by storm, subsequent models have been introduced worldwide by LG and other manufacturers.


High-Tech Appliances
Household appliances have always been a target for the latest high-tech phenomenon. The LG Internet refrigerator (top) was introduced in 2001 with a built-in computer. (Image courtesy of LG Electronics, www.lg.com)







Long Before the Internet
In the mid-1930s, Crosley offered its Shelvador refrigerator with a built-in radio, the latest high-tech device of the era. The Shelvador model was also avant garde as it had "shelves in the door!" (Equipment courtesy of Vintage Radio and Communications Museum of Connecticut, www.vrcmct.org)


Long Before the Internet
In the mid-1930s, Crosley offered its Shelvador refrigerator with a built-in radio, the latest high-tech device of the era. The Shelvador model was also avant garde as it had "shelves in the door!" (Equipment courtesy of Vintage Radio and Communications Museum of Connecticut, www.vrcmct.org)
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LG Electronics has received industry accolades for its product innovations, including the Internet refrigerator, TROMM front-loading washer/dryer, television refrigerator and combination microwave oven.
Consumer products highlighted in the campaign include wireless communication devices; wireless hand-held PCs; entertainment products, such as portable DVD players and HD (high definition) ready LCD televisions; and futuristic products, such as the company's first-ever Internet refrigerator.
In the center, the Internet refrigerator, a microwave oven and a rice cooker are built into the kitchen wall to provide more space.
The Builders' exhibit included a Home Network system already available overseas: an Internet refrigerator, microwave oven, washer and air conditioner.
including LG's Internet refrigerator, Internet microwave, Internet washing machine and Internet air-conditioner, all which connect and communicate via power line communication (PLC) to allow for complete and direct communication remotely, via the Internet.
Each unit is equipped with a multimedia internet refrigerator where condo owners will be able to pick up their email while sipping a fresh cup of coffee, order groceries online, or leave a video message for family members.
LG Electronics has received industry accolades for its product innovations, including the Internet refrigerator, TROMM front load washer/dryer, television refrigerator, and combination microwave ovens.
The Living Network System utilizes the Internet refrigerator as the "residential gateway" to the home -- allowing appliances to interact via a digital home network," said Simon Kang, President, LG Electronics, U.
The company received a great deal of attention in 2003 for their Internet Refrigerator and continues to demonstrate leadership in innovation with the introduction this year of the TROMM Front Load Washer/Dryer, Television Refrigerator, and Combination Microwave Oven/Coffee Maker.
The company received a great deal of attention in 2003 for their Internet Refrigerator and continues to demonstrate leadership in innovation with the introduction of the TROMM Front Load Washer/Dryer, Television Refrigerator and Combination Microwave Oven/Coffee Maker this year.
For the first in the world, LG Electronics commercialized a full line up of networking home appliances, an Internet refrigerator, washing machine, microwave oven and air conditioner, thrusting full force into the home network business.
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