iViewer LCD TV M & S Exclusive
Web TV has arrived at your favourite M & S online store. Manufactured by UK based Cello Electronics the iViewer is available in 32-inch and 26-inch versions. The 26 model is HD ready and the 32 inch is Full 1080p HD.
These are the first in the UK to access BBC iPlayer and other TV services without the need of a set-top box or games console. The new flatscreen TV can connect to your home broadband via a cable or wireless dongle.
Marks and Spencer has joined forces with Cello and will be supplying the internet LCD TVs known as iViewer TVs. Sold exclusively by M & S from December 2009 the iViewer will have BBC iPlayer built-in. You will be able to catch up with any of your favourite programmes you may have missed over the passed seven days.
Streaming content straight from various web TV channels is made simple via widgets and can be done by a wireless connection or internet cable. Users can also stream other media content from a networked PC.
Fans of YouTube can search and watch clips on the Cello iViewer TV and view pre-loaded channels such as Disney Movies Preview, Movie Rush, Autocar Magazine, Sky Sports Boots and All, the CNN daily video podcast and Jamie’s Ministry of Food, Delicious TV Veg, Revision 3 Diggnation and the Larry King video podcast.
This new Full HDTV has an integrated Freeview tuner for watching traditional channels and the easy to use interface makes planning your weeks viewing that much easier. Other features include the Digital photoframe functionality for accessing any pictures stored on your home computer.
Connectivity includes 2 HDMI sockets for hooking up to high definition devices such as a Blu-ray player.
The 32″ iViewer TV is capable of displaying full HD 1080p video with a contrast ratio of 3000:1
iViewer Key Features
- M&S 32″ iViewer Full HD LCD TV
- Full HD 1080p resolution –
- Pre-loaded channels include Disney Movies Preview and Jamie’s Ministry of Food
- Integrated Freeview™ tuner
- 16:9 widescreen
- Direct access to BBC iPlayer, YouTube and various other web TV channels
- Easy-to-use interface menu
- Ability to access home computers
- Fast channel search
- Seven day programme guide
- 120 minute sleep timer
- Program now & next display
- 7 day electronic programme guide
- 10 page memory teletext
- Table stand and remote control
- Glossy Black Frame
- Two HDMI sockets
- Two scart sockets
- USB multimedia input Nicam Stereo
- Connects to the internet via an Ethernet cable (included) or Wi-Fi dongle (optional extra)
- WiFi adapter connection
- VGA + audio stereo jack (for PC monitor use)
- Component video (Y Pr Pb)
- Audio, PC Analogue, PC Stereo, Scart and S Video connections
- Free 5 year guarantee and free installation
Connected TVs otherwise known as IPTV (Internet Protocol Television) refers to television distributed over an IP network the same kind we use to surf the net and send emails. Marks and Spencer have a head start with the release of the iViewer LCD TV and 2010 looks to be an interesting year as manufacturers add more Net TVs into the electronic market.