Android TV

Technicolor Connected Home ships 10 million Android TV STBs

Technicolor Connected Home has announced a milestone of shipping 10 million Android TV STBs since 2016. The firm, citing figures from Industry Research, said that global demand for Android TV STBs is projected to grow at a CAGR of 24.8% between 2021-2026, with strong demand in Asia and EMEA. Mounir Toutah, Video Product Director, Technicolor […]

Happening tomorrow: DTVE Digital Symposium on Android TV

Time is running out to sign up for the latest session of the DTVE Digital Symposium, with a talk on the benefits of Android TV for operators in the cloud era taking place on March 23. In this session of the latest DTVE Digital Symposium, Digital TV Europe’s editor Stuart Thomson will be joined by […]

Amino highlights US successes with Android TV Operator Tier

UK-based technology company Amino has revealed that it has deployed Android TV Operator Tier-based services with 14 North American operators since the beginning of 2020. The video tech company named Texas-based AW Broadband, Arizona-based Conway, Ontario-based Hay Communications and South Carolina-based Home Telecom as among the 14 operators that have used Amino’s solution portfolio to […]

DTVE Symposium returns with session on Android TV

Digital TV Europe has announced the return of the DTVE Digital Symposium with a session on the benefits of Android TV for operators in the cloud era, taking place on March 23. In this session of the latest DTVE Digital Symposium, Digital TV Europe’s editor Stuart Thomson will be joined by experts from technology leader […]

Google introduces kids profiles for Google TV

Google has added separate profiles for children within its Google TV software. Parents can add an existing Google account for a child or create a new profile using their name and age. From there, parents have access to a range of controls over the kids profile. The main feature of this is an overarching one […]

Ohsung unveils new Android TV remote control reference designs

Gumi, South Korea-based electronics company Ohsung Electronics has teamed up with Google and Telink Semiconductors to develop a new range of Android TV OS reference design remote controls. The new G10 and G20 Android TV OS reference design remote controls are now available.  Created in collaboration with Google, Ohsung Electronics says that the devices enable […]

GO Malta taps Amino for Android TV-enabled OTT offering

Maltese service provider GO Malta has tapped set-top software provider Amino to deliver AminoOS-powered Amigo 7X devices and Amino Engage software for its new Android TV-based OTT video services. Android TV enables GO Malta to provide consumers with a combination of scheduled TV services and OTT services, allowing it to integrate streaming apps, update the UI and brand the […]

TikTok launches Android TV app

TikTok has launched a big-screen app for Android TV. Looking like the app which launched in the UK on Samsung TVs late last year, videos play vertically in a main feed which provides access to specific categories. Users can also view their own and other profiles. There have however been multiple reports that the app […]

AVOD rlaxx TV launches on Amazon Fire TV and Android TV

Germany-based AVOD service rlaxx TV has launched on Amazon Fire TV and Android TV devices in the UK, Germany, Switzerland and Austria. A hybrid of on-demand and traditional TV viewing, rlaxx TV presents its content in structured linear channels within which users can fast-forward and rewind. This, the company says,  allows viewers immediate access to […]

Peacock launches on Google TV, as NBCU reveals extent of The Office coverage

NBCUniversal’s hybrid streaming service Peacock is now available on Google TV. Google TV is a reskinned version of Android TV that exclusively runs on the latest Chromecast devices which launched in October. The OS builds on the original Android TV experience with a greater focus on home screen curation and access to live TV. Users […]

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