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Enjoy higher quality online content with our latest firmware update

30 November 2011

From High Definition YouTube™ to Twitter Ticker™, the evolution of our BRAVIA TVs brings even more entertainment to your home

·Watch YouTube™ in High Definition and enjoy Facebook™ videos and photos in full screen
·Stay in the loop – Twitter Ticker™ shows rolling updates of the latest tweets while you’re watching TV
·Share your TrackID™ song search results straight to Twitter™

Experience YouTube™ as never before
Watching the latest Internet sensation on a smartphone or laptop simply doesn’t come close to the big screen experience. Now with our latest firmware update you can enjoy High Definition videos from YouTube™ in crisp, clear quality on your BRAVIA TV. What’s more, YouTube™ videos are further optimised by the advanced image-enhancing technologies already built in to your BRAVIA TV. From sports clips to music videos, YouTube™ has never looked better.

Facebook on BRAVIA

See the bigger picture
Expanding your social network will take on a whole new meaning too with our new firmware update. Log in to your Facebook™ account and view shared photos and videos in full screen on your TV – so friends and family appear larger than life. Follow any URL links posted by your friends direct from your TV screen, as well as updating your status, sending messages and more.

Let the news follow you
Another feature new to BRAVIA TVs is Twitter Ticker™. Follow a real-time Twitter™ newsfeed scrolling along the bottom of the screen and keep tabs on your favourite tweets without missing a moment of your favourite TV show. You can share Track ID™ results straight to Twitter™ quickly and easily too. Heard a song you like on an advert? Just hit Track ID™ on your remote to find the title and artist, then pass on the results to friends and followers on Twitter™ at the touch of a button. Simple.

Put your laptop to good use
You can already use your smartphone or VAIO keyboard to control your TV and surf the web – and now you can use other laptops too*. From typing a web address to searching for information about the latest movies, it makes entering text on-screen even easier than using your TV remote.

Never miss an update – connect your TV to the Internet
We are always coming up with new and innovative features to enhance your Internet TV experience. So it’s important to make sure the firmware in your TV is up-to-date. The easiest way to stay up-to-date is to connect your TV to the Internet, either with a cable or through a wireless network. Whenever you switch on your BRAVIA TV, you’ll be automatically notified of any available firmware updates.

Firmware updates are also available from the Sony Support website and can be transferred to BRAVIA TVs using a USB memory storage device.

Learn more about the entertainment update here.
This firmware update is available on FY11 models of BRAVIA TV only.

* 1) Remote Keyboard Lite is a trial application with no performance assurance by Sony.
2) Sony does not provide any official product or technical support for this feature.
3) VAIO owners who can’t download Remote Keyboard Lite and receive an error message should download from the VAIO support page or part as a VAIO update.
4) Only available for PCs running Windows 7 operating system. Depending on respective system configurations, some Windows 7 PCs may not work.
5) Bluetooth function is not available for Remote Keyboard Lite.

For more information please contact
Sony Europe PR Team


Offering an integrated entertainment experience through its electronics, mobile, music, pictures, game and the Sony Entertainment Network, Sony is uniquely positioned to be one of the world's leading consumer brands. Sony is renowned for its audio-visual products in both the consumer and professional markets, such as the 4K Ultra HD and Full HD LED BRAVIA™ televisionCyber-shot™ digital cameraHandycam® camcorder, “α” (pronounced Alpha) digital SLR camera, Xperia™ Tablet and Walkman® MP3 player as well as its VAIO™ personal computers and 3D HD professional broadcast equipment. 

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