Synaptics Announces ‘Ready to Deploy’ Android TV Solution
In short: Synaptics has announced a new “ready to deploy” Android TV solution for Pay-TV providers, which will look to offer those interested in providing an Android TV option to their customers a way to do so that is inexpensive, easy to rollout, and end-to-end supported. The announcement was made as part of the ongoing IBC 2018 Conference in Amsterdam.
Background: Android TV has a shortage of box-based hardware solutions which is somewhat concerning considering this is one of the easier ways in which any entity can offer Android TV to its customers. Google, as well as the wider Android TV industry has recently looked to offset this i…