TiVo made a huge announcement today. They announced the release of TiVo Stream 4K. What does this entail specifically? This is a streaming service which gives you access to some of the biggest platforms out there such as Netflix, Amazon Prime, and Youtube. You won’t need to go from App to App, and this is due to TiVO trying to create an authentic TV experience. Sling TV is at the top when it comes to subscription TV, who are able to feature TiVO and their wide catalog of movies and TV shows.
The users of this TiVO service will love the fact that the user experience will be extremely familiar to them, in many aspects including the remote design. “With TiVo Stream 4K, we have created a dramatically better experience for viewers who are tired of hunting through apps and interfaces to find the amazing content available through online content providers,” said Dave Shull, president, and CEO, TiVo. “We are excited to help TV lovers and occasional viewers alike make the most of their time in front of the screen and bring together the best of the streaming and TV experiences.” The device itself will come in the shape of a small item, and this will be able to connect to your TV via the HDMI cable. You will be able to watch your favorite shows in the highest possible quality. The service includes Dolby Atmos and Dolby Vision HDR. You will be able to use voice search, as this will be ingrained into the remote. Due to the popularity of Sling TV, you will find this in the TiVo device, and you will be able to find any content listing in Sling TV with a simple search! “Our subscribers are always looking for new ways to quickly find the content they enjoy,” said Warren Schlichting, executive vice president and group president, Sling TV. “This strategic relationship will not only help our current subscribers rediscover TiVo, it will make it easier for new Sling subscribers to make the transition to streaming video.” TiVO will be working with MVPD’s, and this will benefit them also this will be a great product for their customers who pay for broadband. Schurz Communication are actually the first to work with TiVO on this project. “Schurz is thrilled to be working with TiVo on this exciting project,” said Tom Williams, CTO, Schurz Communications. “TiVo Stream 4K will enhance the relationship Schurz has with our very important broadband-only subscribers.” If you would like to try out this product, you only have to wait until April 2020. You will be paying $49.99 for the device. This will be available to buy via TiVO.com, and other retailers who are yet to be announced.