LG ThinQ rolls out HCA 1.0 connected home experience

Before the end of the year, LG will offer via its ThinQ platform the first commercial implementation of the HCA 1.0 specification of the Home Connectivity Alliance, to centralize the control of devices of different brands.

Unveiled to the public at the CES show in Las Vegas 2022, the HCA (Home Connectivity Alliance) aims to improve the connected home experience through open innovation and collaboration, and more concretely to create a home ecosystem connected safe, secure and interoperable by ensuring perfect compatibility between various devices and services of different brands.

Home Connectivity Alliance 1.0 or connected interoperability of brands

Alliance member LG Electronics announced the first commercial implementation of the HCA 1.0 specification, allowing devices from different brands to be connected via the LG ThinQ connected home platform. By the end of the year, users of the ThinQ application will be able to control devices from different brands, such as Samsung and Vestel, from a single interface. Initially, only appliances such as washing machines, dryers and dishwashers will be affected, but other types of products will later be integrated.

The floor to Jung Ki-hyun, executive vp and head of the business center of the ThinQ platform

"LG ThinQ enables the creation of an ecosystem of seamlessly interconnected home appliances that will bring new connected home experiences to consumers around the world," said Jung Ki-hyun, executive vice president and head of the ThinQ platform business center. . LG will continue to develop compatibility between Thin and other HCA members' connected home platforms. »