The Internet is a vast source of content and it can also be used for the entertainment purpose. On early days, TV can only be used with the analog cable connections, while now we can also use digital cable connections and you can also connect your TV with Internet.
The new smart TV can directly connect to the internet connection using an Internet network options available like LAN cable, Dongle, Wi-Fi etc. While you can also use some digital devices which can help you to connect your TV to the internet connecting device.
Here are certain tips to convert your TV into the smart TV.
Laptop or PC
You can use your laptop or PC system and can attach your TV as a monitor and you will be able to enjoy the Internet service on much bigger screen. What you need is an HDMI port option in your TV and Laptop both. You can connect these two devices by using HDMI cables. But you may find it very laboring to use your laptop or system keyboard each time when you want to operate your TV. You can use Wifi mouse and Keyboard to avoid this types of problem.
While you can also use DLNA device to connect your TV to your Laptop or system. It is a technology which allows the connection between two DLNA enabled devices.
If you are using your mobile devices as an Internet provider to your TV and you do not want to use Wi-Fi option then you can use MHL cables which can connect your mobile devices to your TV where it’s one end is connected to TV HDMI port while another is connected to the mobile port with an internet connection.
It is very easy to use as your phone screen will be shown on the big screen of TV and you can play your TV using your mobile and can use the Internet.
Smart Boxes or Internet TV box
You can use the Internet on your TV using Mobile or your Laptop or System while there is a much better option which is much more convenient and suitable. You can get smart digital boxes just like the digital cable set-top box while it takes the less space since it is compact and small in size and you can use remote of your smart box to operate your TV. You can also buy IPTVsubscription while getting a Smart Boxes and there are companies which give these boxes with IPTV subscription.
Dongles or Smart stick
There is one more device which can provide your TV smart feature by allowing its Internet connection. The HDMI pin of the TV can connect to the Internet by using Smart Stick or Dongles. It works on the basis of an app installed in the dongle. This device needs minimum space and there are no wire connections needed.
There are so many ways to convert your ordinary TV into a smart device and use internet on your big TV screen. Watching pictures and Movies on big screen gives much better experience than watching it on a small screen.
Technology has been leading us to achieve the new height in each and every field. Television is also one of the most popular creations of technology which is now increasing day by day. Over the past decade, there is so much growth in the TV technology and it is still rising. The picture clearance quality and the color advance effect of the new television able to make the TV programs more entertaining for people. While the broadcast technology has also changed a lot and being shifted from analog signal broadcasting to digital signal broadcasting. Now you can also use the Internet as an option for watching your favorite TV programs wherever you want using an Internet connecting device.
Here are the 3 big changes that technology brings to the TV.
Analog To Digital:
In the previous decade, most of the people use analog signals through cables for watching TV. Analog Frequency medium wave is provided to the users through the antennas and cables and it was prone to fading, snow, and ghosting of signals. But with the upcoming of the digital broadcasting, It started gaining more popularity in people around the world as it provides better crystal clear picture and sound quality.
HD quality or HDTV
With the advancement in Digital Technology, the TV starts becoming slimmer and flatter. While people started to dislike the old box shape TV and started liking the new flatter and slimmer screens TV. It also got enhanced with better crystal clear picture and sound quality. With the high boost in the resolution pixels of the TV, the images of the picture became sharper and clear. The upcoming Televisions are showing 4k pixels which are considered as the ultra high definition in which you can widen the pictures up to 1080 pixels. It gives the authority to viewers to look the details of the picture which you cannot find in an older box shape TV.
TV via Internet
With the increasing gain in the popularity of the Internet and the growing internet users population, the cable providers are becoming more obsolete. Using Internet there are so many options available while you can watch the movie on demand or can subscribe to any Internet TV services. With the high-speed Internet, it became possible to watch your favorite TV shows and programs online without any interruption. You can watch TV on your Internet connecting devices like your PC, Laptop and even in Smartphones. While you can also use a device called set-top box which is used to connect your TV to the direct Internet or you can also get Smart TV which can connect to the Internet. You can also subscribe to the Online Internet TV services which are also called IPTVwhere you were provided with your own private network where you can watch thousands of channels, Live programs and movies in your TV.
Over the decade there has been so much change in the television and people also having much more expectation from the TV industry. The improvement in the quality of TV broadcasting has been amazing. While it became one of the best media of the mass communication around the world.