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Russia’s GS Group develops hybrid games console-TV receiver

GS Group consoleRussia’s GS Group has developed a device that is designed to combine the functionality of a games console and a digital HD receiver.

The set-top box maker and technology firm presented a prototype of the device at the Winter Nights Mobile Games Conference 2015 in St. Petersburg last week, having first unveiled it at the CSTB television and telecoms expo in Moscow in January.

GS Group said that the console supports video game playback on the TV, various channels in HD and is currently being developed in cooperation with Eastern European video game developer, Sperasoft.

“The new console is close in the technical characteristics to the flagship models of modern mobile device manufacturers, which support today’s games. The console has a high performance CPU and powerful graphics accelerator,” said GS Group.