Take your TV viewing experience to a new high. Have you ever thought of linking plasma TV to wifi? Your television will function like a huge computer screen when linked to wireless networking system. Some plasma TVs are web ready that means they are equipped with wireless internet card. Other televisions must be linked to wireless internet through a special Wi-fi enabled television box or a computer.
Do you want to connect your TV on your own? Here are a few simple steps that you should follow and improve the potentials of your new age television.
- Click on the menu button to open the menu. Then you must scroll to ‘internet’ button and then to Wireless button. Depending on the model and manufacturing company, the method varies to some extent. Each product manufacturer sets its proprietary interface with buttons and menu options. You must consult TV’s manual for more instructions on accessing wireless option of your television.
- Choose Wi-Fi system from given list by using your television remote.
- Once you have chosen the system you must enter password for wireless security with help of remote as well as on-screen keyboard. The next step is to connect your device to wi-fi using remote as well as on-screen keyboard. Then you should click the option “Connect” and connect the machine to Wi-Fi.
If your plasma TV is not web ready, you must go through additional instructions that are as follows:
ü Buy a computer or media box along with WiFi capability or gaming console. Once linked to plasma television, you will be able to access internet to your television.
ü To connect computer or other device to plasma television, you must use HDMI cable. Otherwise you must use the video cable that your device supports. You can then link the cables to backside of the equipment and then connects the other end to the television. Once you complete the process, you can turn on this device.
ü Make sure that you press mode button on television till the video feed of your device appears. You must open the Wi-Fi setting of your device. On the computer running the Windows applications, you must click on the wireless icon in task bar and choose a wireless network. If necessary, you must enter security key for Wi-Fi and then click the connect option. In case you are using digital media player, on- screen setup menu option for Wi-Fi will appear. You must then follow prompts to link that box to WiFi.
In a nutshell, there are multiple options to watch your television via Wifi connection. You can choose to check social networking profiles such as Facebook, Google + while browsing the channels or also watch viral video on YouTube. All the things that are circulating in the virtual world are just at your fingertips. Also you do not have to deal with unnecessary wires that are usually required to run a normal TV set.
Gone are the days when your television viewing got disrupted due to antenna malfunctioning. You can enjoy undisturbed television viewing like never before. Plus, the signal problems on particular channels hardly exist with this type of television viewing. Wifi enabled television also integrates with different types of electronic devices that include DVD (Digital versatile Disc) players, gaming consoles and the like. You can even connect a VCR or digital video recorder to a Wi-Fi television and record content directly from the Internet for playback in later times. You do not have to a techie to make most out of this television. Wifi enabled television is a major source of amusement for the oldies and the kids who are not acquainted with use of latest computer technology.
Besides displaying movies, special networking sites and videos, this type of television can also access streaming online radio sites and also sites containing webcasts as well as podcasts. With help of this new age technology your plasma television can display different sites containing Flash content, slideshow presentations and other multimedia content.
To sum up, Wi-Fi television is a must thing for techie enthusiasts thereby offering substantial capacities at your fingertips. It integrates the multiple aspects of the latest technologies for engaging entertainment of the audiences.
Steven Scheck is the Principal of InspireWiFi, the nationwide leader of Wi-Fi networks for the multifamily, hospitality and healthcare industries. When he isn’t bringing Wi-Fi to the masses, he enjoys spending time and traveling with his wife and 4 kids and occasionally gets in a round of golf. He is also very involved in philanthropic causes in Miami and nationally.