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LG tries again with clever fridge

At the turn of the millennium consumer electronics maker LG released a technologically-advanced fridge, complete with internet connectivity.

It was a commercial failure, perhaps an idea ahead of its time.

Since then innovations have focused on more immediate practical consumer needs.

The BBC's North America Technology Correspondent took a look at the South Korean manufacturer's latest creations to see what advances were being introduced now.

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