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A smart television (also called Smart TV) is a television set or set-top box with integrated Internet and Web 2.0 features, and is an example of technological convergence between computers and television sets and set-top boxes. Besides the traditional functions of television sets and set-top boxes provided through traditional broadcasting media, these devices can also provide Internet TV, online interactive media, over-the-top content, as well as on-demand streaming media, and home networking access.

A smart television is

[a] TV that integrates some of the features of a computer with those of a TV. Smart TVs usually offer interactive functions and can download apps. The connection to the Internet is either direct through a cable in the back of the TV or through a connected box. It is also possible for smart TVs to communicate with other devices such as computers, smartphones and tablets.[1]


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