Although the concept of the Smart TV is very popular for quite some time, the idea of is not so easy to implement. All of the Smart TVs seem to be having difficulties in achieving the perfection. If you’ve ever used a TV with smart features, you have probably experienced problems such as slow interface, limited support for video formats and web video services, and fairly limited Internet surfing.
Some hardware manufacturers have tried implementing the idea of the Smart TV, hoping to make some serious improvement in this field. Of course, Apple couldn’t resist the chance to make an innovation with their Apple TV. After that, Google had tried to make impression with its cooperation with Logitech, creating a Google TV that did not seem to be the revolutionary device we seem to be expecting. After that they released Google Chromecast that had made very good results, when it comes to functionality and the price.
The next step towards the perfect Smart TV has been brought by Intel with their Intel Compute Stick.
Intel has introduced the Intel Compute Stick, HDMI stick that allegedly contains full experience of the desktop. All it takes is to connect the Compute Stick to any TV that has HDMI input, and you have your Windows 8.1operative system TV.
The four inches long Intel Compute Stick has quad-core Intel Atom processor with built-in wireless connectivity, on-board storage, and a micro SD card slot for additional storage. In addition to this, compute-on-a-stick device has 2GB of RAM, 32GB of memory for data storage, and a USB port and support for Bluetooth 4.0 and Wi-Fi.
The price of Intel Compute Stick is expected to be around 150 $ and we expect the Intel Compute Stick to appear on the market in March. We will have to wait just a little bit to see if the Intel Compute Stick is that ideal Smart TV solution we have been waiting for.