Android TV

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Android TV

Google's second-generation integrated Web and smart TV platform. Introduced in 2014 and superseding Google TV, Android TV features voice search. It can also be operated by its remote control, a game controller or an app in a mobile device. Using the Cast feature introduced with Google's Chromecast, content can be sent from a computer or mobile device directly to the TV. Set-top boxes and smart TVs based on Android TV debuted in 2014. See Nexus Player, Google TV and Chromecast.
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Five key drivers that attract pay-TV providers to Android set-top box (STB) propositions are giving subscribers access to apps and services, increasing end-user engagement, exploring new monetisation avenues, reducing the time to market for new STBs, and decreasing churn by keeping subscribers on HDMI1 TV input which is controlled by the operator device.
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As part of that project, the company created front-end interfaces for Swisscoms new Android set-top box, as well as iOS, Android and WP7 smartphones and iOS and Android tablets.
The new Android set-top box 'H1' will boost the conventional TV and even make smart TV smarter by taking the online entertainment experience to next level, simple to set up, easy to navigate, embedded Bluetooth and built in Wi-Fi, it's just plain fun all around.
Customers to watch television through IPTV will have to install Android set-top box which will be given by the company upon subscription and the recommended speed for internet is 2 Mbps.