Google is now planning for the biggest update: On 10th Aug 2020( Monday), Google reported a series of updates for developers building apps for Android TV, a version designed for the operating system for the smart TV’s and running and streaming devices.
New stats were shared by the tech giant to bring the spotlight on the growth of Android TV in the smart TV market.
To enhance user engagement and making it easier to acquire and monetize users are the new developer features on which the focus will be on.
To refine the experience of the users, Google is introducing typing on TV easier with new layouts and features for Gboard TV, the Google Tv keyboard. Speech- to -text and predictive typing is also included in this new feature in the latest update.
The new auto- low latency mode will be initiated to improve the TV gaming experience. This mode will let you disable post-processing on Android TV and minimize latency whenever a gaming application is a full screen.
Up-gradation will also be done to the lean-back library which is designed to simplify app navigation.
Google Play instant-on TV, will also be introduced by Android Tv to help the developers attract more users. This will allow the users to try the app instantly, even without installing the app.
Android TV app users will be able to use the content with the help of a pin code instead of any password on Google Play.
Google Play is now supported by the Android Tv emulator so have the developers have easy access to test the subscription without having to rely on real devices.
Google has indicated that there are over 7000 applications and games on the Google Play for Android Televisions clients.