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LG Electronics chooses InvenSense MEMS gyroscope for 3D TV controller

(January 5, 2011) -- InvenSense Inc., provider of MotionProcessors for consumer electronics, announced that LG Electronics (LG) has selected the IXZ-500 dual-axis MEMS gyroscope for the Magic Motion Remote Control within their ultra-slim INFINIA line of LED-backlight LCD 3D TVs.

The LG Magic Motion Remote Control will be showcased in the InvenSense Meeting room #MP25370 in South Hall 2 at the 2011 International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Nevada from January 6th through the 9th. The Magic Motion remote control integrates a MEMS gyroscope and an innovative graphical user interface allowing for simple and intuitive hand movements to control motion-based navigation.
As the number of program viewing options proliferates and Internet TV access becomes more ubiquitous, in-air pointing, motion-based remote controls will become an increasingly required functionality for all connected TVs, according to the company. Using simple hand motions to control an on-screen cursor, the Magic Motion Remote Control enables fast intuitive navigation of Internet-based applications, television menus, embedded games, and more using LG's Netcast Entertainment Access.

InvenSense provides MotionProcessors for the consumer electronics market, with proven technology and cumulative shipments of over 100 million units to leading customers worldwide. More information can be found at http://www.invensense.com.