TVHeadend is a server that a user can set up in their home to stream and recording TV channels. Basically, it’s the perfect type of device to integrate with Android TV’s Live Channels app. It’s something that many users have been wanting to see for a while, and a public beta is now available for anyone to try out just by downloading it from Google Play.
Live Channels addon for TVHeadend. Pulls in DVB-T/S/C content from your TVHeadend server, including EPG, and makes it available within the live channels app on Nexus Player, or Streaming Channels app on Sony Android TVs.
The app is open source, contributors are welcome to help get this app out of beta 🙂
Important: A Tvheadend server is required, this app provides no content directly, relying entirely on your Tvheadend server for content.
The app is also available on GitHub, so others can view and contribute to the project. It seems to be based on Google’s sample app, although a number of modifications have been made to work with this content.
To get started, you first need a TVHeadend server. Do you have one? How well does this app work? Let us know what you think in the comments below. You can download this app for free from Google Play.