traditional remote, a virtual keypad on a smartphone or even a gamepad. Burke showed off the TV input framework, which allows Android TVs to handle both HDMI and streaming video.
Android TV release date
All smart TVs made by Sony in 2014 as well as all smart TVs made by Sharp, Philips and TPVision in 2015 will run on Android TV, Burke said. He also announced that LG will create Android smart TVs. Expect more to follow.
Burke also said that dedicated Android TV set-top boxes from Asus, Razr and others will launch this Autumn.
Android TV features
Key to the new features in Android TV is search (typically enough for Google). Search is powered by voice. Burke used his phone to search for content, but the remote could be used. When he