If 2012 was the year of smartphones, 2013 will be definitely the year of Smart Tv’s. The Tv gets more intelligent, with gesture and voice controls, downloadable apps, face recognition and many other new features and apps.
First of all, what is a Smart Tv, and what is different about it, compared to a normal Tv?
Well, a Smart Tv, also referred to as Connected Tv, is used to describe the new range of Tv’s, Set-top boxes & BluRay players that are connected to the internet, that includes a browser with flash support and provides an interactive experience. This type of gadget has all of the functions of a standard Tv, such as HD and 3D, but most important, it gives the possibility to access the internet. Generally speaking, a Smart Tv refers to a trend of integrating Internet-connected technologies into a Tv set; a convergence of computer-like features.
By far, the most interesting feature about Smart Tv’s is that it gives you access to apps, games, video playback Via DLNA/USB, PVR/DVR functionality, gesture and voice control, social networking (Social TV), web Browsing, streaming movie content, media sharing or smartphone connectivity. Don’t forget that every Smart Tv platform offers access to an online app store, from which you can download a lot of applications, which can be installed directly into your Smart Tv menu.
At this moment, having an app means to you take advantage of the great opportunity that new media givs you. Plus, you are placed on a market that has not yet been fully exploited. Among the major benefits that a Smart Tv applications can bring, one of them includes the ability to get in touch with potential clients from the comfort of your own bedroom, and especially the ability to use a single device instead of two.
At Server Room we have a special division in charge of Smart Tv apps. That means if you have a good idea, our talented development team will be able to build a large variety of applications. And don’t forget a very important aspect – if you have a streaming server from Server Room, then we will build a free standard smart TV app for especially for you.
The bottom line is how great it is to have a Tv which is connected to the internet, with an operating system that gives you almost unlimited possibilities to have fun and relax, but it is even more awsome to have your own Smart tv applications!