Healthcare facilities can securely manage content on large-screen LG displays with IGEL’s Preventative Security Model

Posted by Janet B. Stroud — June 7, 2024 — IGEL, provider of the secure endpoint OS for now and next, has announced that it aims to deliver a secure, seamless and engaging digital experience on commercial displays from LG Business Solutions. This expanded strategic collaboration with LG Electronics — beyond the popular LG thin-client devices powered by the IGEL OS — marks IGEL’s entry into the operational technology (OT) and Internet of Things (IoT) segments.

IGEL Preventative Security Model

Graphic courtesy of IGEL.

The new large-screen digital display initiative, initially targeting healthcare facilities, will leverage the IGEL Preventative Security Model to help minimize the attack vectors. Using a secure Linux operating system, the IGEL OS delivers a solid Zero Trust foundational approach to IT security. With the IGEL OS, customers across various industries and sectors will be able to securely and effortlessly manage content on a variety of large-screen LG displays.

LG UHD standard signage for hospitals

The IGEL Preventative Security Model will protect large-screen LG commercial displays, as illustrated by this LG UHD standard signage for hospitals.

Jim Airdo, senior vice president of Strategic Alliances, IGEL, remarked:

LG’s commercial display solutions are revolutionizing how organizations manage, process and communicate information to the masses in various vertical markets. Our expanded strategic collaboration opens doors for customers from healthcare and ultimately other industries, empowering them to create seamless digital environments that captivate and inform audiences, essentially without risk or compromise.

Michael Kosla, senior vice president, LG Business Solutions USA, stated:

Over the years, our mutual customers and partners have reaped the rewards of our collaboration, enjoying enhanced flexibility for their cloud-enabled digital workspaces. Now, IGEL’s expansion into the operational technology market takes their secure, engaging digital experience to large-screen LG commercial displays for the first time.

At the heart of the IGEL-LG collaboration is a shared dedication to enhancing the customer experience. IGEL’s cloud-based software solution will allow users in the healthcare market to access many cloud solutions tailored for LG digital signage, interactive displays and video walls, all within a user-friendly management environment.

For more information on using IGEL OS with LG devices, visit IGEL.