LG Electronics and Luxoft to target webOS at Vehicles, Robots and Smart Devices

LG has previously deployed webOS in over 60 million LG smart TVs and digital signage displays worldwide

Luxoft Holding Inc. has partnered with LG Electronics Inc. to help create the next generation webOS as part of a strategy to extend its capabilities and ecosystem into the automotive, robotics and smart home vertical markets.

LG Electronics has previously deployed webOS in over 60 million LG smart TVs and digital signage displays worldwide, and this installed base is growing rapidly. As a strategic partner, Luxoft is bringing technical assets as well as experience in designing and deploying software platforms for a wide variety of products and services.

“Thanks to our collaboration with Luxoft, we are able to bring webOS into automotive and beyond,” said I.P. Park, CTO at LG Electronics. “Luxoft is providing a substantial technological contribution to webOS and has also greatly enhanced our ability to deploy it into new industries.”

Luxoft will lead the deployment of webOS into the new, targeted sectors, beginning with automotive. Initially focusing on digital cockpit development which includes infotainment, navigation, and other features that are human-car interaction-centric. Luxoft and LG Electronics also plan to introduce the new platform into the robotics and smart home sectors. LG Electronics and Luxoft to target webOS at Vehicles, Robots and Smart Devices

Luxoft Holding Inc. has partnered with LG Electronics Inc. to help create the next generation webOS as part of a strategy to extend its capabilities and ecosystem into the automotive, robotics and smart home vertical markets.

LG Electronics has previously deployed webOS in over 60 million LG smart TVs and digital signage displays worldwide and this installed base is growing rapidly. As a strategic partner, Luxoft is bringing technical assets as well as experience in designing and deploying software platforms for a wide variety of products and services.


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