Implementing SmartTV in your home
Computer Care can help you in implementing SmartTV in your home. From start to finish.
From advising what you need till connecting and setting it up for you.
A smart TV device is either a television set with integrated Internet capabilities or a set-top box for television that offers more advanced computing ability and connectivity than a contemporary basic television set.
Smart TV's deliver content (such as photos, movies and music) from other computers or network attached storage (NAS) devices on a network using either a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) / Universal Plug and Play media server or similar service program like Windows Media Player or Network-attached storage (NAS), or via iTunes. It also provides access to Internet-based services including traditional broadcast TV channels, catch-up services, video-on-demand (VOD), electronic program guide, interactive advertising, personalisation, voting, games, social networking, and other multimedia applications.
Chromecast is a thumb-sized media streaming device that plugs into the HDMI port on your TV.
Simply use an Android phone, tablet, iPhone®, iPad®, Mac or Windows laptop, or Chromebook to cast your favorite entertainment and apps right to the big screen.
If you’re on your laptop, you can cast any website in Chrome; and from your Android phone or tablet, you can mirror your screen to the TV.
Cast your favourite tunes from your phone straight to your speakers.
Chromecast Audio is a small device that plugs into your speaker for streaming music over Wi-Fi.
Once set up, simply use your iPhone®, iPad®, Android phone or tablet, Mac® or Windows® laptop or Chromebook to cast your favourite tunes to the best speakers in the house.
Apple TV gives you access to blockbuster films, TV programmes, sport, your music and photos, and more. All on your HDTV.
You can even play content from your iOS or Android devices on your TV wirelessly using AirPlay.
Click here to get more information on the new (4th) generation Apple TV in our special Apple TV page.
AirPlay lets you wirelessly stream what’s on your computer or iOS / Android device to your HDTV and speakers via Apple TV. Or mirror exactly what’s on your device’s display to the big screen. Peer-to-peer AirPlay lets visitors to your home or office quickly and easily connect their computer or iOS / Android device to your Apple TV without gaining passwords and connecting to the Wi-Fi network.
Humax TV+ H3
With the Humax TV+ H3 you can turn any TV into a SmartTV.
Connecting it to your home network either wirelessly or through an ethernet connection, and plugging into your TV via an HDMI port.
Pre-installed apps include Netflix and YouTube.
Additional you can install apps like NLZiet and TVPlayer, the latter of which provides access to live UK TV without the need for an aerial connection.
NLZiet, the Dutch on-demand platform with programmes from all three major broadcasting groups (NPO, RTL and SBS), will introduce live OTT streams of their main channels.
And if you’ve managed to amass your own library of content, the Humax TV+ H3 allows you to view apps and media files stored on your network-connected devices – such as smartphones, tablets, or laptops.
The device also lets you use your iOS and Android devices as a digital remote control using the HUMAX CAST App.
Click here to get more information on the Humax TV+ H3 in our special Humax TV+ H3 page.
Click here to get more information on NLZiet together with the Humax TV+ H3 in our special NLZiet page (in Dutch).
Amazon Fire TV Stick
Amazon Fire TV Stick is a thumb-sized media streaming device that plugs into the HDMI port on your TV.
Amazon Fire TV Stick connects your HDTV to a world of online entertainment. Whether you're an Amazon Prime member or not, enjoy a huge selection of movies and TV episodes, voice search that actually works, and exclusive features such as ASAP. Fire TV Stick is an easy way to enjoy Netflix, Amazon Video, BBC iPlayer, low-cost movie rentals, live and on-demand sports, music, photos, games and more.
You can use the supplied remote (depending on the model with or without voice control) or you can use the Fire TV Remote App on your smartphone to control the Fire TV Stick.
The Amazon Fire TV Stick device will work in the following countries: United States, United Kingdom, Germany, Austria, Japan.
Amazon Fire TV
Amazon Fire TV is the bigger "brother" of the Fire TV Stick and plugs via a HDMI cable into the HDMI port on your TV.
Amazon Fire TV now brings you 4K Ultra-High-Definition streaming capability, giving you a best-in-class television experience with true-to-life picture quality when used with compatible 4K Ultra HDTVs - something Apple TV and Chromecast don’t support.
Amazon Fire TV connects your HDTV to a world of online entertainment. Whether you're an Amazon Prime member or not, enjoy a huge selection of movies and TV episodes, voice search that actually works, and exclusive features such as ASAP. Fire TV is an easy way to enjoy Netflix, Amazon Video, BBC iPlayer, low-cost movie rentals, live and on-demand sports, music, photos, games and more.
You can use the supplied remote with voice control or you can use the Fire TV Remote App on your smartphone to control the Fire TV.
The Amazon Fire TV device will work in the following countries: United States, United Kingdom, Germany, Japan.
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