How Can I use Internet@TV?

Last Update date : 2012.02.26

[Overview]

You can enjoy the best of the Internet in perfect harmony with the simplicity and reliability of your television. If you have some problems while using a widget service, please contact the content provider. In the widget, press the green button to get contact information or refer to help website for the widget provider information. In some regions, only English may be supported for services.

[Solution]

1. Getting Started with Internet@TV

1) Internet@TV provides an integrated Internet and television experience powered by the Yahoo!® Widget Engine. You can monitor financial stocks, share photos with friends and family, and track news and weather all through the Internet@TV service on your television. You may experience slow operation or hesitation when using this function due to network conditions.

2) When running Internet@TV for the first time, the basic settings proceed automatically.

    The first step is to set up your network. For more information on how to configure your network, refer to ‘Setting the Network’.

    After your network is operational, the Internet@TV software guides you through a step-by-step setup wizard.

2. What is a Widget?

A TV Widget is a small web application that allows you to easily access your favorite site using the remote control. You can enjoy various types of information,
such as the latest news, weather information, and stock information, etc. on your TV along with your friends or family members.

    Some widgets may not be supported depending on the regulations of the corresponding country.

    Some widgets will only support limited services depending on the regulations of the corresponding country.

    The color buttons may work differently depending on the widget.

    The operation may not be smooth depending on the network condition.

    The Snippet is a symbol of Widget.

3. What is a Snippet?

A snippet shows a part of the Widget contents such as weather and stock information that the user wants to view.

    The snippets are automatically updated in real time.

     It may take a few seconds to load the snippet.

1) Press the MENU button. Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select Application, then press the ENTER button.

2) Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select Internet@TV, then press the ENTER button. => Internet@TV starts.

3) The General Disclaimer is displayed on the screen. Select I accept or I do not accept.

4) The ‘welcome screen’ is the starting point of the Internet@TV guided setup.

    If you select Exit Setup, this step is resumed when you press the INTERNET@ button.

    Select Let’s get started!

5) Choosing your location allows TV Widgets to use localized content.

    Select your country from the list provided.

6) Accepting the Yahoo!® TV Widget Engine Privacy Policy is required to use Internet@TV.

    Select OK, I Accept.

7) Accepting the Yahoo!® TV Widget System Terms of Service is required to use Internet@TV.

    Select OK, I Accept.

8) Enter your name to setup your profile. Each profile has its own list of widgets. You can create a profile for each person who uses Internet@TV.

    Enter your name and select Save this name.

9) Internet@TV tests the network connection.

     If the test fails, configure your network again.

10) The guided setup is complete. A tutorial on how to use Internet@TV is next.

    Select Continue to view the tutorial.

    Select Exit setup to start using Internet@TV now.

    To run the tutorial again, select Profile Widget System Setting Repeat Tutorial.

11) Press the INTERNET@ button on the remote control to display the Internet@TV user interface.

4. Screen display

    1. Dock mode

    1) A welcome banner is shown with your profile name in the top right corner.

      This banner disappears after a short delay.

    2) The banner highlights two remote control shortcuts.

      If you press the blue button (Viewport) on your remote control, the display is toggled between ‘Viewport mode’ and ‘Overlay mode’. In Viewport mode, the TV or video plays in a scaled-down area with graphics outside. In overlay mode, the graphics are displayed on top of the TV or video.

      If you press the yellow button (Edit Snippet) on your remote control, a help window is displayed and the snippet with focus can be edited.

    3) Press the INTERNET@ button on the remote control to begin.

      The horizontal list at the bottom of your TV screen is called ‘the dock’.

      The items in the list are called ‘snippets’.

      A snippet is a shortcut which launches a TV Widget.

      A TV Widget is an Internet application designed to run on your TV.

      Move between snippets by pressing the ◄ or ► buttons on the remote control.

      Focus is located in the left-most region (highlighted in blue).

      The dock slides snippets under that focal point.

      Launch a TV Widget by pressing the ENTER button on the remote control when its snippet is in focus.

      When you add snippets, they form a stack which you can navigate by pressing the ▲ or ▼ buttons. Gallery Widget. These cannot be deleted.

      The dock will slide off screen after a timeout period.

    2. Sidebar mode

    1) Focus on a snippet and press the ENTER button to launch the TV Widget sidebar. The TV Widget logo and Home are at the top of the sidebar.

    2) Current menu is displayed under the TV Widget logo.

      To return to a previous screen, select it and press the ENTER button.

      You can also press the RETURN button on the remote control.

    3) Current selection is always highlighted in blue and is activated when you press the ENTER button.

    4) When there is a lot of data, a page control is used.

      Current page and total pages are displayed.

      Move between pages by pressing ◄ or ► buttons.

    5) The bottom toolbar includes color buttons that correspond to the red, green, yellow and blue buttons on the remote control.

      Red button: Close the widget.

      Green button: Change the widget’s setting.

      Yellow button: Manage your snippets.

      Blue button: Size video to fit, or make it full screen.

      Some buttons may not be available depending on widget.

 

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