Google is anticipating revealing a pack of new includes for its Android TV stage in the coming years, including its much-anticipated Stadia game spilling administration, as per a hole on XDA Developers.
As indicated by XDA Developers, a participant at the International Broadcasting Convention, where Google regularly “attends the event to unveil the latest updates for the Android TV ecosystem,” managed to snap a photo of a slide showing the Android TV roadmap through 2021. Features slated for 2019 include an “Assistant for Operators EAP (Early Access Program),” which appears to be a way for developers to test new Google Assistant phrases, a Play Store update, and “pilot homescreen and instream ads.” (Google has just acquainted an unsavory supported area with certain sets running Android TV.)
For Android 11 of every 2020, Google is anticipating propelling a “Hero device advancing next-gen smart home UX” which will accomplish something extravagant with Google Lens and Android 10’s Live Captions openness include. Past that, Google is focusing to have 8,000 Android TV applications propelled before the year’s over, including Google Stadia. For Android 12 S in 2020, there’s very little in the method for hard detail other than different equipment and programming enhancements and an arrangement to arrive at 8,000-10,000 Android TV applications.
As XDA Developers composed, Android refreshes for the TV stage are everything except sure to fall somewhat behind cell phones. It’s likewise hazy why Stadia (which dispatches in November 2019 for Founder’s Edition purchasers) requires a “major OS update,” however probably this is on the grounds that getting the administration to run ideally over the expansive scope of shrewd TV, computerized media player, and set-top box choices that depend on Android TV will require a ton of work:
Observe that Android TV has an alternate discharge cycle than Android for cell phones, so Android 11 won’t advance toward TVs until a couple of months after it comes to cell phones. We don’t know precisely when the update will take off nor do we know why a noteworthy OS update needs to take off to bring Stadia support in any case. Apparently, Stadia should simply be an application, however maybe Android TV may require some structure changes to ideally run Google’s cloud gaming administration.
At dispatch, Stadia will have a library of many games and the capacity to stream them at up to 60 fps in 4K with 5.1 encompass sound for Pro clients (expecting they work out every one of the wrinkles). Incorporation will be a major overhaul for Android TV, which as the Verge noted has confronted strong challenge from Apple TV, Roku, and Amazon Fire TV and neglected to make a big deal about a sprinkle in the market. Obviously, Android TV is additionally going up against Google’s very own Chromecast line of gadgets. Since its dispatch in 2014, however, Android TV has expanded the greater part of its highlights and now has a wide steady of applications and different highlights like Google Assistant and console and mouse support.