ARCHOS Unveils TV connectâ€“Future Ready your Existing TV
ARCHOS TV connect, the â€œonly Multi-Touch TV for Androidâ€ 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 TVTouch remote.
The TV connect allows you to control your TV just like a tablet – tap, swipe, zoom in, zoom out, select or type. Â 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 4.1Â â€˜Jelly Beanâ€™ and will be available starting in February, 2013 for Â£99.
â€œAs a pioneer in multimedia Android devices, we wanted to create a bigger, better way to enjoy Android,â€ says Henri Crohas, Founder and CEO of ARCHOS.â€œThe ARCHOS TV connect provides users with a multi-touch, multi-media Smart TV experiencepowered byAndroidT.â€
Revolutionary TV Touch remote-A smartly designed remote for every task
- Pointerâ€“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 TVâ€“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 â€“ Map the controls of games to the buttons and controllers of the remote for playing virtually any game on your TV â€“ as recently introduced on the GamePad
Turn your TV into a Smart TV – Get a full web experience on your current HDTV
- Internet – Surf on the net from a big screen
- Online video streaming â€“ Stream videos directly on your TV through YouTubeTM, Daily motion and other video applications
- Emails â€“ Send and receive emails or share photos from your Facebook page with friends
HD video calls – Connect with a group of friends or family members on a big screen
- HD webcam – ARCHOS TV connect is equipped with an HD webcam for High quality video calling
- LED notification â€“LED lights notify you when you have an incoming calls while watching TV
- Compatibility with all popular video calling apps – Video chatting with Skype or Google TalkTMas a family from your sofa has never been easier
Multimedia Player – The ARCHOS TV connect includes the critically acclaimed ARCHOS Media Center applications so you can finally get control of your home media content, including:
- Best video codecs and format support – Read all your favorite video files with format and codec support including H.264 decoding in full 1080p HD
- Media Center Library – Tailor-made UI with automatic jacket, synopsis and subtitle download as well as library organisation even for files stored elsewhere on your home network
- Easy home streaming – Stream your media content over your home network either through WiFi or Ethernet
- The right connections â€“ Features HDMI (cable included), full USB host and micro SD slot
- Googleâ„¢ Certified with Full Access to shop on Google Playâ„¢Â â€“ With over 700,000 applications, get all your favorite Android content on your TV including books, music, magazines and movies
ARCHOS at CES 2013 â€“ Come and experience the ARCHOS TV connect first hand during CES 2013 in Las Vegas, NV from January 8-11. In addition to the TV connect, ARCHOS will be showing off its new line up of tablets which include the recently announced GamePad and new entrants to the ARCHOS Elements line – the dual-core Titanium range and the quad-core Platinum range, both of which feature tablets with stunning 2048×1536 resolution IPS screens. The ARCHOS booth is located in Central Hall (15322) of the Las Vegas Convention Center.
For more information about the ARCHOS TV connector ARCHOS at CES visit www.ARCHOS.com.