Apple is adding new features to its Apple TV software. At its annual keynote, Apple detailed camera integration from HomeKit-supported smart video cameras and doorbells, a picture-in-picture mode and updates to its Apple Arcade video game service.
Arcade will now support multiple profiles and can be paired with the Xbox Elite Series 2 and Xbox Adaptive controllers. AirPlay, meanwhile, now supports 4K streaming of videos from the Photos app on your iPhone or iPad.
Also new are support for connecting and listening with up to two sets of AirPods as well as support for watching YouTube in 4K.
The new updates follow the reveal of new features to will be available this fall., and . As with prior major updates, Apple says the new TVOS
With the new update, Apple is making the Apple TV stronger as competition increases among media streamers and smart TVs, with Roku and Amazon making up the lion’s share of the market with their respective platforms, Roku and Fire TV.
Google, which has its own rival smart TV software known as Android TV, is that will allow for not only watch videos in 4K HDR on TVs through apps and Chromecast but also for playing games through its Stadia video game streaming service.