Android TV 10 Release Schedule
In the Android TV Commercial Meeting, Google released the Android TV 10 schedule. According to the representative at Google, Android 10 for TV will be officially available in December 2019 with six aspects of change including Security/DRM, Dynamic Partitions, Privacy, etc. Moreover, all related new devices will get approval after March 31, 2020.
SDMC’s Android TV 10.0 Device
During the summit, SDMC displayed its next-generation Android TV devices running on Android 10 Q OS. Powered by popular Amlogic S905X3 chipset with voice control. Users can access endless content from Google play including Netflix, YouTube, Prime Video, etc. What’s important is it can support the latest WiFi 6 and mesh. High performance is widely praised by customers.
Highlight: Netflix Hailstorm Project
Hailstorm is an Android TV scaling program designed by Netflix to reduce the Netflix integration effort for partners on the Android TV platform. Introduced by ALAN WONG, Director of Device Scaling at Netflix. So far, Hailstorm’s partners have launched more than 30 projects around the globe.
As one of Netflix Hailstorm’s partner，SDMC also got wide attention during the APAC Android TV Summit. SDMC’s hybrid set-top boxes support various digital tv standards such as DVB-T2, DVB-C, DVB-S2, etc which can meet the requirements of different markets. Tailored solutions helping operators to speed up time to market.
Highlight: Smart Home with Google Assistant
At this summit, Google specially set up a “house” for exhibitors to display their innovative IoT solutions. The Android TV box/ speaker with Google Assistant built-in is the core of the entire house. It connects to these smart appliances in this house, like refrigerator, lamp, curtain and other smart devices such as security cameras and thermometer. SDMC was selected as the smart home solution exhibitor, mainly responsible for the bathroom and bedroom exhibition area, among many exhibits, the smart mirrors with google assistant attracted the interest of the majority of exhibitors.
SDMC Team introduced its XMediaTV OTT System to visitors and showed the YouTube recommendations based on Android TV developed by themselves, with Google team together on APAC Android TV summit 2019 in Bangkok.