Google on Tuesday announced that Asus-made Nexus Player isn’t going to be the only Android TV device to grace our living rooms, but it is working with a number of manufacturers, which will release Android TV devices this year.
“When we launched Android with a single phone in 2008, we never imagined that we could connect over a billion people. And now, we’re working closely with an entire ecosystem of TV partners — hardware manufacturers, service providers, and chip makers — to reimagine the living room,” wrote Hiroshi Lockheimer, VP Engineering at Google, in a blog post.
According to Google, Sharp, Sony and TP Vision (with its Philips-branded TVs) will bring Smart TVs while Razer will launch a gaming console and Huawei will release a streaming media player. Most of these devices will begin shipping in February, however the Huawei streaming media player will launch later this year.
Google has stated that it has also partnered with ARM, Broadcom, NVIDIA, Qualcomm, Marvell, Intel, Imagination, MediaTek, MStar and STMicroelectronics to offer compatible chips and other hardware for the Android TV devices.
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