SHIELD TV Software Upgrade 6.3 – Brings Much Needed App and Assistant Updates

With this update the SHIELD TV continues to improve. Adding new apps, games, features and enhancements. Below is specifics:

Nest Cameras on the TV

View Your Nest Cameras on Your TV, just say Show me my front door camera” or “Show me the baby’s room” to see your Nest cameras live on SHIELD.

No more commericals on your Plex DVR

You heard that right you can now remove commericals from your DVR and free up some space in the process.

VLC Adds Picture-in-Picture and 360 Video Support

For those odd times you’ll need 360 degree video on your Android TV

Cartoon Network, SiriusXM, Tidal, VH1 and LEGO TV

All these apps now available on the SHIELD and a new game – Oddworld: New ‘n’ Tasty

Google Assistant Parity

In the blog post here NVIDIA tells us all the new things the SHIELD can do, both unique to Android TV and some just catching up with the Google Home and Assistant on the phone. Some examples are listed below:

  • “Broadcast that it’s time to watch TV
  • Show me my front door camera on SHIELD
  • “Make my home warmer.”
  • Ask LG to stop the dryer”. (LG SmartThinQ appliances)

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