"Android TV is ideal for multiple device types," he says.
Airplay rival: Casting on Android TV.
Store will open in the fall.
Android TV supports Google Cast, the tech in Chromecast.
Oh we're playing some NBA Jams-style hoops on Android TV. Big slamma jamma!
This certainly seems a lot more baked than GoogleTV did a few years ago. I had a Logitech Revue and really liked it, but it just felt... unsupported the instant it was released.
Games are up. If this is a set-top box as confirmed last night by CNET's Ian Sherr and Shara Tibken, this could be bad news for all you Ouya owners.
These are continually being called "lean-back building blocks" which is a nice way to think about this. Common controls to enable the ultimate couch experience.
No word yet if this will be a set-top box or built into TVs.
"If you don't have your remote handy, you can always use your Android Wear watch as your d-pad." #plug
Android Wear watch will work as a D-pad for the TV.
Google search for Android TV--queries you can ask: "Oscar-nominated movies from 2002." "Who played Katniss in the Hunger Games?"
Lukewarm applause for the Hunger Games query. Audience still too male? Too old?
The power of Google search, plus Google voice recognition, on your TV, driven by your phone. The ultimate smart TV?
"Oscar nominated movies from 2002" will also provide results.
You can say "Breaking Bad" and it'll know to pull up the show for you.
Google voice search again forms the underpinning of a service.
If you're binge-watching a show, it'll automatically recommend the next episode.
Pressing home on Android TV triggers an overlay of entertainment options and recommendations. Below are apps and games, ranked by usage patterns. Burke says he's binge watching Game of Thrones--he's just like us!
Apps will be ordered by usage.
"Users don't want or expect complexity from their TV," says Burke.