At the Google I/O 2022 conference, Google announced the numerous updates to the Android TV operating system in detail. These changes improve the app experience and compatibility on TVs. The most notable change is support for picture-in-picture, or “picture-in-picture”.
A significant improvement over thepicture–in–picture» from Android 13TV
The announcement of the next version of Android for Google TV shows a huge improvement. The service offers a great alternative to the usual smart TV operating system. The TV usually contains all the applications that can stream videos, music, etc. Only the main change concerns the visualization of the image.
Android TV 13 has strong images and thus offers a significantly better distribution of Android on Google TV. With its webcam, the latest improvement can display group video calls by adding a dock or docked mode. This way you can keep in touch with your loved ones while you continue browsing the web. This mode makes better use of a large screen and is designed to improve multitasking.
Between the numerous changes, the next major version of Android TV will support all types of keyboards
Google has introduced a new API, the InputDevice”Keep–Clear“. This feature could be useful for gamers. All of this aims to provide video game enthusiasts with new keyboard layouts. This is an extremely significant improvement that is possible thanks to good audio guidance for better performance and quality. The innovations also add an excellent HDMI response time which is more efficient in terms of speed.
Thanks to the InputDevice API, buttons in Android TV apps are now more functional. This results in better support for non-QWERTY physical keyboards.
The Android 13 Beta for Android TV is only available with the ADT-3 Developer Kit. In fact, it’s a box destined to test developers’ applications in real mode. All this to be able to offer users a better version. However, some testers claim that few changes have been made from the previous version.