Google has altered its approach to TV and streaming, merging Chromecast and Android TV into a $50 Google-branded offering featuring a remote control. Chromecast with Google TV is the official new name for the setup, which marks the end of the Android TV brand name, which had been in use since 2014.
With the incumbent OTT operating systems at impasse with Peacock and HBO Max, Google finally has its opening into the living room, LightShed Partners says.
The TiVo Stream 4K is the well-known DVR company’s first piece of hardware that doesn’t have anything to do with recording TV broadcasts. Instead this little box, designed to plug into HDMI and hang from the back of your television, is all about streaming video — and could be a serious competitor to some favorite such devices like theand the .
Amino, a global media and entertainment technology solutions provider, will showcase its next-generation solutions portfolio at IBC 2019 (Sept. 13-17, RAI Amsterdam), enabling pay-TV operators to meet today’s market conditions and the demands of the modern TV consumer. Donald McGarva, Amino’s CEO, said: “In today’s highly competitive media market operators need to adopt smart and […]
Locast, the free over-the-air broadcast TV streaming service, said it has added iPad, Apple TV and Android TV to the devices/platforms on which it is now available. That is in addition to Apple iOS, Android, Roku and Hopper, as well as various browser platforms. Locast, which launched last year, does not have to get a TV station’s permission.
YouTube TV, the “skinny bundle” pay-TV service that launched in the spring via web browsers, Google Chromecast and a mobile app, officially is entering the living room. A new app optimized for smart TVs and connected devices launches this week with availability only on Android TV sets, but by the end of the year YouTube plans to roll it out to major distribution partners including Samsung, Apple TV, Roku and Xbox.
AccuWeather’s critical weather updates and information are now available to Android TV viewers through its new hyper-local, customizable TV app.
Tribune’s Greensboro, N.C., Fox affiliate is now offering news, lifestyle and entertainment segments as video-on-demand content on Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV and Google’s Android TV.
AOL said Wednesday that its library of premium content would be available on Google’s Android TV, the same day the search giant unveiled the first streaming-media player that would run the new platform.
Google about to launch a renewed assault on television called Android TV, an entertainment interface. That means Android TV will look and feel a lot more like the rest of the set-top boxes on the market, including Apple TV, Amazon’s Fire TV and Roku.