- It comes with the support of the Home app.
- Apple also implements an interoperability standard.
- The company also brings new privacy features in the App store.
The giant Apple has announced its new tvOS 14 operating system for the Apple TV users and the same is coming with many improvements and new privacy features on the board. Apple has also joined its hand with the home appliances and that includes Amazon, Google along with many other companies that are related with the smart home segment. So, without making any delay let’s check out the complete details of the newly announced operating system for the Apple TV.
Everything about tvOS 14
With the latest tvOS 14, Apple TV device over the existing tvOS version will be compatible with Xbox Elite 2 and Xbox Adaptive controls. The operating system will also feature the multi-user capability and the same will enable users to play games with their loved ones easily. It is worth to mention that, the tvOS already supports Apple Arcade’s and that will allow you to play your favourite Arcade game on a big screen and it also supports transferring the Arcade games which you’re playing on your iPhone or iPad directly on your Apple TV.
Apple also enables PiP support in the latest version of the operating system and the same will help you to play multiple videos on a single screen. It also allows you to access PiP while using AirPlay and the tvOS 14 brings the 4K video streaming support via AirPlay in the Photos app. Furthermore, the company has unveiled an Audio Sharing feature on Apple TV devices and it will work with AirPods, alongside that the company also brings Home app support on tvOS 14. The company also confirmed that third-party music services are coming to HomePod but there’s no information about the list of those services,
The company also updates its HomeKit, Apple joins hand with the home alliance that includes Amazon, Comcast, Google, Samsung’s SmartThings, among others. Everyone will work together on bringing new smart home solutions and Apple has also open-sourced the HomeKit SDK which will ease-the use and privacy.
Moreover, the latest version of the tvOS 14 comes with an updated Home app which will provide you automation suggestion for your smart home devices which means it will suggest on what automation feature which you will get it from your connected device once you add it on the Home app. It also features the expanded controls in the Control Centre which will provide quicker access to your devices and scenes.
The company also brings an Adaptive Lighting feature for compatible lights and the same will automatically adjust the colour temperature throughout the day. The Home app on the new iOS will offer interface-level changes to showcase visual status. Apple also brings a new set up in the latest version of the operating system of Apple TV and it will enable you to see if someone at your door cameras on the TV.
Apple is also bringing new privacy features in the App Store and that includes summaries of developers, self-reported privacy practices of App Store product pages, and the company expanding the sign in with Apple by offering users to upgrade the existing account with an unified sign-in option.
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