LG launches indoor gardening device amid COVID-19 pandemic stress

LG Electronics has rolled out an automated indoor gardening device, LG tiiun, which means “to grow” in Korean, tapping into the growing need to grow plants, vegetables and produce at home all year round.

The prolonged COVID-19 pandemic has dramatically changed the way people spend their time at home, which has become the place for everything from exercise to work.

The gardening technology used for the latest home appliance, the company said, is the epitome of the technology company’s “decades of expertise gained in developing advanced refrigerators, water purifiers and ventilation systems.”

The technologies enable the optimal conditions for organic plant growth in terms of temperature, the ideal amount of humidity and light, reports Yonhap Press Agency.

“LG tiiun is a convenient and practical solution for busy consumers who want to enjoy a greener and healthier lifestyle at home,” said Lyu Jae-cheol, President of Home Appliances and Home Appliances Solutions Division. ventilation of society.

“A stylish addition to the home or apartment, our smart gardening system makes growing herbs, leafy greens and flowers fun and simple, even for those of us with no gardening experience. “, he added.

The company first showcased a refrigerator-sized indoor vegetable grower at last year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas.

Samsung Electronics Co. also unveiled a prototype plant grower, Bespoke Plant, around this time, but it has yet to enter the mass market.

(With contributions from IANS)

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Posted: Sunday, December 19, 2021, 7:10 PM IST