LG Electronics sells mosquito-repelling TV in India

LG Electronics sells mosquito-repelling TV in India

The Indian arm of South Korea’s LG Electronics Inc has started offering a TV with an element that it says repulses mosquitoes, which can spread sicknesses, for example, jungle fever, Zika and dengue.

The TV’s “Mosquito Away Technology” utilizes ultrasonic waves that are quiet to people yet make mosquitoes take off, as per the organization. It was discharged in the nation on Thursday, LG said.

The same innovation, which was guaranteed as viable by a free lab close Chennai, India, has been utilized by LG as a part of aeration and cooling systems and clothes washers, the organization said.

The innovation, which additionally works when the TV is exchanged off, is accessible in two models, estimated at 26,500 rupees and 47,500 rupees ($394 and $706).

The TV is focused at lower-pay shoppers living in conditions that would make them powerless against mosquitoes.

It will go marked down one month from now in the Philippines and Sri Lanka. Kim Sang-yeol, a LG Electronics official, said there are no arrangements for the time being to market it somewhere else.

The organization started building up the set before the episode of the Zika infection in Latin America, which has fuelled worry over security at the Olympic Games set to start in August in Rio de Janeiro.

LG said on its site that the TV is not planned to supplant other mosquito-obstacle gadgets.