CES 2009: Samsung HDTVs with wireless DLNA, YouTube, LEDs, ktichen sinks

8 January 2009 4 Comments Mike Evans

Samsung Series 8 LED TV
Last, but by no means least in this little round-up of HDTVs at CES 2009, comes the biggest gun of all – Samsung, the world’s biggest gadget manufacturer, who’ve launched a seemingly endless number of new HDTVs. Joining LG, Samsung have also been showing off a new range of Internet TV-equipped TVs that also feature Yahoo!’s new Widget Channel technology for direct access to YouTube, Yahoo! and Web content and Flickr images direct to the TV.

Wireless DLNA

Not content with Internet TV, though, Samsung have also equipped its Series 6 and 8 Plasma TVs with wireless DLNA, which means you can access all the content from any of your DLNA-equipped devices (mobile phones, cameras, PCs, etc.) wirelessly. You can view, browse and control the content directly through the TV without any wires whatsoever. And if your device doesn’t have DLNA, that’s OK too, as the TVs come with a USB 2.0 port!

These incredible TVs come equipped with 3GPP, MKV, WMV9 and DivX codecs, meaning you can watch videos from your devices in a wide variety of different formats.

LED TVs

As if all that wasn’t enough, Samsung also released a new range of LED TVs. Yes, you read right, not LCD TVs, but genuine LED TVs, which give a much greater contrast ratio than LCD technology (which itself is currently capable of 2,000,000:1) for much deeper blacks, while consuming 40% less power than their LCD equivalent.

[Source: EngadgetHD]

 

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  1. Could you please let me know how can I watch internet through my laptop to Samsung LED series 8 TV.I only want to use wireless option not cable.Please guide me is there any way I use it to see wireless communication to LED TV to watch internet.

  2. I am looking to do exactly what Fallah asked about on 1/15/2010. I have a dlna Vaio Laptop, however my Samsung DLP TV doesn’thave that capability. I’m looking for a way to stream video wirelessly. Is there a USB Device I could attach to my TV that can make this possible. I’m running Vista Home Premium with Media Center. Any help would be great. Thanks

  3. You can do it with PlayOn, a technology that allows you to connect to tv via DLNA equipped Device like Xbox 360 or Wii.

  4. But how can you pause, rewind, fast forward while viewing the movie via dlna?

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