ARCHOS Unveils TV Connect - Multi-Touch Android for Your TV
ARCHOS has just announced the ARCHOS TV connect,the only multi-touch "AndroidTM on TV experience" for your apps and games. The ARCHOS TV connect turns any HDTV into an Android powered smart TV providing the full Android ecosystem with a specially designed TV Touch remote.
The TV connect allows you to control your TV just like a tablet - tap, swipe, zoom in, zoom out, select or type. With the TV connect users will be able to play games, stream videos, video chat in HD, email friends or surf the web all from their big-screen TV. The ARCHOS TV connect runs Android 4.1TM 'Jelly Bean' and will be available starting in February, 2013 for $129.99.
"As a pioneer in multimedia Android devices, we wanted to create a bigger, better way to enjoy Android," says Henri Crohas, Founder and CEO of ARCHOS. "The ARCHOS TV connect provides users with a multi-touch, multi-media Smart TV experience powered by AndroidTM."
Revolutionary TV Touch remote - A smartly designed remote for every task
- Pointer - Allows you to control your TV just like you would your tablet with a tapping and/or swiping motion
- Full multi-touch gesture support - Control your apps easily with zoom In, zoom out and rotate with ARCHOS developed unique gesture controls
- Full keyboard with Android shortcuts - The TV touch remote includes a full keyboard and Android shortcut keys including a key for voice controls and voice typing
Play Games on your TV - Critically acclaimed games at your fingertips
- Thousands of games available on your TV - Choose from over 700,000 apps and games on Google PlayTM
- Dual thumb sticks and buttons - Play all your favorite games with full gaming controls and dual analog thumbsticks
- ARCHOS Gaming Mapping Tool - Map the controls of games to the buttons and controllers of the remote for playing virtually any game on your TV - as recently introduced on the GamePad
Turn your TV into a Smart TV - Get a full web experience on your current HDTV