According to the most recent updates from the google source. It’s confirmed that after trying to establish Chromecast and then Chromecast Ultra as flexible and affordable streaming devices. The Google corporation is now focused on bringing Android TV to more living rooms. According to 9to5Google, Google is currently working on a follow-up to Chromecast Ultra. But this time, Android TV will be the software that drives it. And like its main competitors, Roku, Fire TV, and Apple TV, Google will now include a remote control with the device.
Instead of presenting customers with integrated streaming menus and apps (like Netflix) as Roku and Amazon do, Chromecast has always relied on consumers taking the step of streaming audio and video content from their mobile phones or computers to the dongle Google streaming.
Furthermore, the apps quickly additionally added to Chromecast support, so this strategy offered plenty of options, and some appreciated its simplicity. But there was a learning curve involved for those who were more used to traditional TV interfaces.
Switching to Android TV should not result in any lost functionality; You can stream content to Android TV devices in the same way as with a Chromecast. More importantly, the richer Android TV experience will allow Google to better integrate other services such as Google Assistant voice search to help people find something to watch. (That’s where the remote comes in.) These kinds of things are table bets for other streaming devices, but Chromecast has ignored it.
In addition to powering streaming players like the Nvidia Shield, Android TV is also integrated into many televisions from companies like Sony. Verizon, AT&T, and other TV service providers have also recently released set-top boxes running Android TV. Google says that more than 160 TV providers are now using Android TV in some way.
Backing up the 9to5 Google report is the fact that a remote control made by Google just went through the FCC. Thanks to Janko Roettgers from Protocol for watching. Late last year, Google announced its latest Android TV