In the world of cutting-edge technology mirror TV is completely a new concept. What if you get more out of your ordinary mirror besides its reflection as it would make you wonder about that with the help of incredible smart technology you would be able to perform all those functions which resemble your touchscreen smartphone and smart TV to entertain you. You can even scroll your smart mirror to have a luxury sense when you get ready in the morning. We are here to guide you on how you can assemble a smart mirror TV of your own. Let’s know how to make a smart mirror TV:-
How can you decide on the smart mirror TV models you want?
A smart mirror TV is the combination of both hardware and software. Initially the preference about the right TV model is required as per the latest features and brands like Sony, Samsung and Hisense etc because smart TVs help to usher all the benefits of unlimited potential of the Internet and streaming programs.
Some of the factors such as display of TV, HDR, resolution, type of display, size and connectivity must be considered to enjoy the satisfactory view of a smart mirror TV screen.
How can you select the appropriate size of TV screen for customised smart mirror TV?
The dimensions of the screen is crucial while deciding about the configuration of a smart mirror TV since size puts a huge impact on the perceived picture quality. Apart from it vision and resolution of screen for the best viewing at distance is mandatory.
These examples can help you decide about the dimensions and model for smart mirror TV screen:
- SAMSUNG 50-inch Class Crystal UHD TU-8000 Series – 4K UHD HDR Smart TV with Alexa Built-in (UN50TU8000FXZA, 2020 Model)
- Hisense 43-Inch Class H4 Series LED Roku Smart TV with Alexa Compatibility (43H4F, 2020 Model)
- Sony X800H 43-inch TV: 4K Ultra HD Smart LED TV with HDR and Alexa Compatibility – 2020 Model
Right choice of mirror for your smart mirror TV
It may be daunting for you to choose a convertible smart mirror to TV. Smart mirror TVs are often utilized to save space or to utilise living areas such as bedrooms and living rooms. Mirror TVs can be supplementary to the interior designs for automation purposes.
Acrylic (two way mirrors) and Dielectric are light reflected mirrors that function like one-dimensional photonic crystals for applications including mirror TV, and teleprompter products but you should make sure the IR touch overlay and mirror size must be as per your convenience.
Selection of frame to bezel the TV screen
To conceal the TV screen behind the mirror it is advised to choose at least 2.5” size or even more to frame the smart mirror TV projects.
For framed mirror TV projects, I recommend buying a 2.5″ frame width or larger for framing to the view-able area of the screen. Don’t forget to check the thickness of a frame, in case you are unable to find the right frame for your smart mirror TV, a shadowbox frame can work best for hiding the TV screen to fit into the mirror.
Step by step guide to fix frame size to view front of mirror screen is given below
Step 1 :
Choose the size of the frame which can be the same as the size of the TV screen, in this way you can view anything on the smart mirror TV screen where you want throughout the screen. Another option is that the bigger size of the mirror can give you the option of utilising one side of the mirror for viewing the screen and another for using it as a natural mirror.
However, the second option can be best for larger mirrors since the size of the smart mirror TV choice is directly related to the purpose of installing mirror TV at home such as the bathroom and living area.
Step 2 :
Make bezel measurements for all four sides of the TV are required along with framed Mirror TV to get the precise front view then install the TV screen into the selected frame with hot glue that fits perfectly into the space facing the back of the mirror.
Step 3 :
Attach the back strips to secure the mirror TV screen for firm hold. Not only can you use the edges to make a strong hold for fixing the smart mirror TV into the frame but also the clamps for the solid bond of the mirror TV.
Step 4 :
Now you can then attach the power cable to plug in your smart mirror TV and a good way to mount a large mirror TV to a wall is to use a French cleat. A French Cleat is often used for wall-mounted cabinets and mirrors, so it’s the perfect method for a smart mirror TV.
To summarize, smart mirror TVs can be a great fun when combining new technology interior designs to blend entertainment with style. This would definitely help you spend time in front of a customized mirror TV to make life more lively.