Philips TVs Scheduled To Receive Built-In Web Access In September

Recently, Philips revealed that it will be adding wireless Web connectivity to some of its newest HDTV sets and current ones through its Wireless Media Connect technology. Once every TV is completely set up with Web access, the company claims that users will have access to services like Skype, email, instant messaging, and online videos. Interestingly enough, Philips will also provide Web access on the upcoming 7700 and 5700 series EcoTV line and the BDP7520 Blu-ray player. Meanwhile, the currently available 5705 and 7705 series HDTVs will be adjusted with backwards compatibility Wireless Media Connect through a software upgrade.