Philips has announced that their Net TV feature will be available on all Philips televisions in Europe in the 8000 series, 9000 series and Cinema 21:9 from Spring 2009 onwards.
Net TV enables viewers to use their remote controls to access web content from the online start page on a Philips TV screen. Initially, users will be access services from YouTube, Tom Tom, eBay, MetreoGroup, Funspot, MyAlbum and Netlog.
Des Power, Senior Vice President Marketing Television, Philips Consumer Lifestyle, said: "Here at Philips we pride ourselves on offering simplicity to our customers. With Net TV, you can sit in your living room and use the remote control to access and interact with the websites you use most often. It makes sharing online videos or photos much more fun than standing behind a small laptop screen—and real-time news, travel information and weather can be checked and updated in seconds."
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