How to make your TV connected?
In recent years we have been working hard to find solutions to make connected TV internet.
The smart TV, High Tech product, is born but there are also models with various operating systems like Android TV box also called: Android TV, TV box, TV box, Android TV box , Android TV box or Android TV box that have brought solutions to the replacement of smart TVs.
Multimedia boxes have become very popular. Today, they provide access to all Android apps, including downloadable video games from Google Play Store.
These multimedia gateways are placed between the content to be streamed and the TV set without the need for a TV decoder.
Generally, one chooses one of the pay media servers that offers streaming services like the best known Netflix and Molotov.
The connection requires the presence:
- a TV,
- an HDMI cable as connectors,
- and adsl box.
To have a very good image and sound quality, you will need to have:
- a broadband internet connection from an internet box,
- a storage medium such as an SD card or a Blu-ray,
- a multimedia keyboard for gamers,
- possibly high definition , Full HD or UHD on a widescreen TV.
Many of these multimedia boxes that are, in fact, mini PCs or miniature computers, are connected by:
- Ethernet port (Gigabit) using RJ45 cable,
- Wi-Fi Internet access,
- By PLC.
For the first case, this type of connection offers a very reliable bit rate and remains high. For the second case, reliability depends on the distance between the wifi router and the multimedia box.
Whatever the case, access to streaming content and TV channels with legal IPTVs if necessary, is done without going through a digital receiver. It is also possible to have the TNT, read the files and view almost everything. It should be noted that, as for a computer, internal memory and RAM play a big role.
The best known box so far is Apple running on iOS. This media player is very powerful. It allows you to stream interesting content.
Its best feature is 'AirPlay' which allows you to stream content from an iPhone, iPad or Mac.
It has several ports: Ethernet, WiFi Bluetooth 5.0 and its simultaneous dual band is: 2,4 Ghz and 5 Ghz.
The weak point of this box is that it is locked like all Apple products.
The Chromecast of Google meets a great success. This is a small HDMI key that just plugs behind the television. It can stream content from the Chrome browser, from the Android phone, or from compatible apps. It can also display photos, videos and allow you to listen to music on the TV from a phone or tablet.
It's a product that is cheap and that's its asset. In addition, it is compatible with almost all operating systems.
This is the multimedia box ( Android TV box , Android box ) which offers the largest choice of channels and several are already integrated into the device (more than 2000 channels streaming and more than 200,000 movies and TV episodes for the United States)
There are four models of multimedia gateways and all allow access to the same directory of channels, programs and films:
- The 1
Can be connected to a TV that does not have an HDMI port,
- The 2
Can be connected to a TV that has no HDMI port but its remote has a headphone jack,
- The 3
Compatible only with HDTVs, can access the Web via Ethernet and of course via internet connection, has a USB port and a slot for Micro SD card. The remote control becomes a controller with gesture recognition for games.
- The 4
It was born to replace the 3. It is a 4K case and Ultra HD.
Hundreds of applications are available for these boxes. Some are free but the price of most is quite high, compared to other devices.
Solutions like Amazon's Fire TV are starting to emerge. This is theAmazon Fire TV.
What's this ?
The Fire TVof Amazon is a box, multimedia adapter that allows easy access to the content of several companies offering movies and TV series on the internet and especially YouTube.
The Fire TV comes with a remote control.
It connects directly to the TV and works thanks to the internet.
During installation, the user is guided step by step. There is even a video presentation.
Contents to watch
- Since the streaming is fast and a good fluidity,
- Since storage is important,
the user pays the luxury of having everything on his television but at what price. Indeed, a large part of the content is paying (movies, series and even games).
Amazon Prime subscribers have unlimited access to multiple content including the popular Netflix. In addition, when buying, they pay their Fire TV cheaper than non-subscribers.
Many applications can be used. Most apps are in Google Play or the Play Store.