Google Inc (GOOG) announces Android TV software for set top boxes

Posted Jun 25, 2014

Today at the I/O conference Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) announced a new service called Android TV. Google is working with several partners to build several TV set-top boxes that run on Android software. The devices will let users listen to music, play games, and view content on TV sets. Android TV will have content available for streaming through Google Play, Hulu, and Netflix. It will offer recommendations based on what you watch. The Google Knowledge Graph will provide contextual information for your favorite programs. Android TV can also be controlled using an Android Wear watch.