Google TV receives multi-user profile support, glanceable cards in ambient mode, and more

Google has announced a slew of new features for Google TV, its new software experience for Android TVs. The latest update brings real multi-user profile support to the software experience, along with new glanceable cards in ambient mode and more. Read on to learn all about the new features in the latest Google TV update.
Multi-user profile support
Google debuted the new Google TV software experience with the Chromecast with Google TV late last year. While the new experience gave users a more polished UI, it lacked one crucial feature — multi-user profile support. In March this year, Google rolled out a new Kids profile to the experience to give parents more control over the content available to their kids. However, the Kids profile didn’t address the problem users had with the lack of real multi-user support.

Google is now finally adding real multi-user profile support to Google TV, which will let several users create a personalized space with their Google account on the same TV. T…

Written By: Pranob Mehrotra

Original Article: https://www.xda-developers.com/google-tv-multi-user-profile-support-glancable-cards-more/

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