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New additions to the Android TV and Google Cast family

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New additions to the Android TV and Google Cast family

Extra Android TV units and options on the method with Android N free up

Android TV delivers hundreds of your favourite films, presentations, video games and apps to your front room. We’ve prolonged Android TV to hundreds of thousands of customers globally with strengthen from hardware companions and TV carrier suppliers. Lately, we’re excited to welcome much more TVs and set-top bins to the lineup.

Sony and Sharp are including to their Android TV product strains with Sony’s 2016 BRAVIA and Sharp’s Web Participant. New units also are on the means with RCA’s first Android TV, and Xiaomi’s graceful 4K set-top field. And in Europe, Android TV shall be to be had from Beko, Grundig and Vestel beginning in June.

Hardware is handiest part of the image. As well as to the loads of apps lately to be had, many new apps are coming to Android TV similar to CNN, Comedy Central, MTV, Freeform, Nickelodeon, Spotify, STARZ, WATCH ABC, WATCH Disney Channel, WATCH Disney Junior, ESPN and many extra. Plus, new options to be had in Android N will make it more uncomplicated to watch your favourite methods. Right here’s a take a look at what’s coming:

  • Image-in-Image: shall we customers play video whilst surfing different content material. 
  • Recording APIs: brings recording capability to are living TV.
  • Top Dynamic Vary: helps the subsequent frontier in 4K UHD video.

Google Cast scales to extra TVs and presentations

Google Cast, which is constructed into all Android TV units, could also be increasing. In March, we introduced the first presentations with Google Cast from Vizio. The ones at the moment are joined by way of a lineup of TVs from Magnavox, Philips, Polaroid, Toshiba, Westinghouse and extra. All Google Cast units–TVs, presentations, audio system, Chromecast, and Chromecast Audio–can be supported through the Google Cast app. You'll be able to use the app to uncover 1000+ Cast-enabled apps, arrange virtually any Cast software, and obtain the newest content material suggestions.

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