Smart TV, also known as connected TV or hybrid TV, is either a TV set which has internet connectivity capabilities integrated into it or a set top box for the TV set that has advanced computing and internet connectivity capabilities as compared to the basic (not so smart) television set.
Smart TVs has the capability to provide access to the internet-based services like video on demand, program guides, interactive advertising, games, social networking etc.
Apart from this Smart TVs can also deliver content like photos, movies and music from other computers on a network.
Smart TVs can also provide access to user generated content and internet services and applications like YouTube, Netflix etc. Smart TVs will let the user merge the information from the internet with content from the TV providers. Such services let the users set reminders for their favorite programs.