In the framework of its annual developer conference, WWDC 2020, Apple presented news for its tvOS operating system.
It had been rumored that the Californian company would launch a children’s mode, as well as the Screen Time function, however, this was not the case.
The tvOS 14 platform includes enhanced compatibility with dedicated HomeKit smart home accessories as well as the Home app on Apple TV.
Among the possibilities, users will be able to receive a “Picture in Picture” alert from the people who arrive at their home —recognized by their HomeKit cameras— directly on the screen connected to Apple TV.
For Apple Arcade, which can be enjoyed on the device streaming Apple, yes there is the possibility of having multiple users, which will allow them to take their game right where they left it. In more news for gamers, tvOS 14 extends the compatibility with Xbox controls.
Also, the operating system will enable better audio sharing with AirPods (which will also have new functions) and video streaming up to 4K from the Photos application on iOS mobiles.
Specifically with the Home app, you’ll be ready for light bulbs that change color – you’ll adjust these to suit the environment.
A new HomePod was not announced; the Californian firm only added new features to its existing model, such as compatibility with third-party music services.
The smart speaker will also have the automatic audio change, depending on the device that the user “starts”, just like the AirPods and AirPods Pro.
The company led by Tim Cook, this year, is holding its annual WWDC developer conference online, mostly because of the health emergency caused by the new coronavirus.