LG's new SmartTV Upgrader (ST600) set-top box enables you to transform any set with an HDMI port into a web-enabled TV.

This means that you'll be able to use LG's new Smart TV platform which offers access to movies, sport, videos and customisable apps, as well as a web browser. The user interface uses a simple dashboard with four main sections - TV Live, Premium Content, TV Apps and a Launch Bar.

You'll be able to access various services such as BBC's iPlayer, YouTube, Facebook, Twitter and Picasa as well as a wide selction of apps from the LG App Store.

LG’s Smart Share function will enable you to wirelessly stream content from your PCs and other compatible devices straight to your TV. Smart Share also includes Media Link, which provides additional information, such as cover art.

LG Smart TV is available on a range of LG’s new LED, LCD and plasma HDTVs, including: LV550T, LW550T, LW650T, LW770T, LW950T, PZ570T and PZ950T. The platform is also available on a number of other products including Blu-ray players.
“LG Smart TV is an exciting innovation and our LG SmartTV Upgrader provides an affordable option for consumers to adopt this new technology,” commented LG USA senior vice president Jay Vandenbree. “Now any TV can be 'Something Better' with virtually unlimited content options.”

We'll bring you more news on availability and pricing as soon as we have it.