Android TV is a version of the Android operating system. It is developed by Google for soundbars, set-top boxes, digital media players, and TVs with native applications. It is a replacement for Google TV. The Android TV platform was first launched in June 2014.This platform has also been adopted as smart TV middleware by a company such as Sharp and Sony.
Android TV platform is the adaptation of the Android operating system for a set-top box. It has integrated software on smart TV hardware. The Android TV facilitates the voice input for commands and universal search across multiple services. Android TV also supports software from "Google Play Store", which includes media apps and games (however, not all the Google Play apps are compatible with Android TV).
Some of the major features of Android TV are given below:
Google Assistant built-in Android TV
In Android TV, a Google Assistant is also integrated with visual responses. We can just say "Ok Google" or press the mic button to instantly find the latest blockbuster, dim the light, or check the score of the big game all these are performed without leaving what you are watching.
The Android TV platform is also in set-top boxes and built into full-size TVs. The popular set-top boxes in this platform include the Xiaomi Mi Box s, Nvidia Shield TV.
Chromecast built-in Android TV
Using Android TV, we can instantly cast our music, videos, photos, and other content that we love from our favorite device straight to our TV.
The product that uses Android TV
Nvidia Shield (2017)
The Nvidia Shield is the best box for the Android TV owners. It plays a whole host of games that we don't find on any other streaming device. It has the following features:
Sony Bravia Smart TVs
Sony is continuously using the Android TV platform to provide smart features to its mid-range and premium TVs. Having Android TV means we got hundreds of games, information, music, and video streaming apps, including Netflix, Youtube, and Amazon platforms.
Sony Bravia A1E OLED TV
The Sony A1E OLED is an absolute imaging television. It has the best contrast and handles sound in a completely innovative way.