Google-backed Android software that leads the smartphone market is spreading to a new generation of smart televisions.
Along with unveilings of new ultra high-definition televisions at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas this week came word that Android will be the Internet-linked
brains of an array of models from major manufacturers.
“All of our 2015 televisions will run on the new Android TV platform,” Sony Electronics chief operating officer Mike Fasulo said while
showing off coming products at CES.
“Android is such a widely accepted operating system in the mobile space; you can enjoy content on your smartphone, tablet and TV
Android-powered Sony televisions will allow access to games, applications and other digital
content at the online Google Play shop, and viewers will be able to control TVs using the Japanese consumer electronic titan’s smartwatch, according to Fasulo.
Sony, Sharp, and Philips smart televisions powered by Android will…
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