What is a Smart TV and How I can Turn My TV into One?
Smart TV is one of the buzzwords that already occupies a prominent place on the stickers that brands put on their televisions in the hope of convincing users. It has eaten all the land to the symbol 3D is the relatively new trend in the world of television.
What is a Smart TV?
Smart TV is a name which companies have given their TVs with more advanced features. In them, along with the ability to play content from different sources, you can connect it to Internet connection either via WiFi and the ability to install or use applications designed specifically for television.
Those Smart TVs also facilitate communication, access to social networks and tend to integrate a search engine to find content from multiple sources available to them. In 2012, the model is also introducing the voice and gesture control.
All current brands that have TVs on the market offer models that can be considered as Smart TV, although the interoperability of applications and services is not at all achieved.
What do I need to convert mine into one?
Well, since about 2011, TVs that sell most brands and can be considered as true Smart TV, although models are often not compatible with the improvements coming from 2012.
If you do not want to buy a new TV, Most brands have integrated Smart TV functionality themselves to connected to other devices like Media Center or Blu-Ray. What all you need is HDMI connectivity.
The other way is to use small devices that some brands are already on sale to bring the entire ecosystem of its Smart TVs advanced models not included as standard. Among the best known are:
And thirdly there is the possibility of making a TV connected to either one without going solely by the solutions of the television brands. If we want something different we can choose any of the content streamers that do more than play content.