Published on September 21st, 2018 | by admin
NVIDIA SHIELD TV Now Comes with the Google Assistant in Australia
New Hands-Free Streaming Experience Makes SHIELD Even Smarter
Sydney, September 21, 2018 — NVIDIA today announced that NVIDIA® SHIELD™ TV – an Android TV-based device built for the big screen in your living room that delivers unmatched experiences in streaming and gaming – now brings along the Google Assistant to Australia.
Meet Your Google Assistant on SHIELD
The Google Assistant experience on SHIELD has been optimized for your TV. It is enhanced for the living room by taking advantage of the TV screen for visual responses. With the Google Assistant, you can now search apps, browse movies and TV shows, find content or ask it to give you recommendations, and control media with voice commands on SHIELD.
World’s First Hands-Free Streaming Device
With the SHIELD controller, SHIELD also becomes the world’s first completely hands-free streaming device. With top apps like Google Play Movies & TV, Netflix and YouTube having added Google Assistant support, you can say “OK Google” or “Hey Google” and issue voice commands to enjoy your beloved content and control your TV without picking up a remote.
Pricing and Availability
SHIELD is available on the SHIELD website from Harvey Norman, Austin Computers, Computer Alliance, Centre Com, JW Computers, Mwave, PC Case Gear, PLE Computers, Scorptec, Umart and online from EB Games.
In Australia, SHIELD is priced at $249.95 including a remote and $329.95 bundled with a game controller and remote. The game controller retails for $89.95. The stand retails for $29.95. The remote is available on the SHIELD website at $69.95.