"Frankly speaking, yes,I was really surprised. Because we thought American people seemed to be too practical. We are now revising our thinking about our multimedia strategy for the U.S. market." LG and other cell phone makers are preparing to introduce one megapixel cameras in handsets….and that may be bumped up to 2 megapixels by the end of next year. By the end of next year…look for three and four megapixel cell phone cameras…with the competition growing more intense. At the recent industry convention in Atlanta, Cho demonstrated a variety of Internet connected appliances…that can be controlled by cell phone. How soon might we see that kind of technology….
"That's difficult to say. In Korea, there are already four to five thousand households who are already using that kind of home appliance, home network, controlled by a mobile phone." But it is coming…it's just a matter of when. Bloomberg Boot Camp, I'm Fred Fishkin.