Yesterday at CES 2017 NVIDIA announced their new Shield TV with 4k and HDR support. The new Shield and Shield Pro will include NVIDIA’s Tegra X1 processors which utilizes the Maxwell GPU architecture. Shield and Shield Pro, both will feature a 256 CUDA Core GPU and includes 3 GB of Ram. Nvidia Shield will include 500GB of storage and retails at $299 USD and the other includes 16 GB storage and retails at $199 USD.
The new Shield delivers a richest visual experience for 4K with HDR. It also includes Amazon Video in 4K HDR and also supporting Netflix, Youtube, Google Play, Movies and Vudu. Youtube’s flagship TV app will also include 360-degree viewing, delivering immersive experience.
In Upcoming months, SHield TV will also supports a series of AI capabilities, like :
- First hands-free Google Assistant Integration on TV.
- SmartThings Hub technology integreation, will will turn Shield into a smart home Hub that can connects to thousands of home devices.
- NVIDIA SPOT, an AI mic that makes the SHIELD the central backbone of the AI home.
Geforce Now Service
NVIDIA also announced their upcoming service Geforce Noe at CES 2017. it provides a simple way for new players who may not have access to a high-performance GeForce GTX gaming rig to experience high-performance PC gaming. Gamers can use the service to easily transform aging Windows-based PCs or laptops with integrated graphics into state-of-the-art gaming machines. They can also play the hottest new PC game releases on their Macs without waiting for the Mac versions to become available.
Gamers can enjoy games they already own on the stores mentioned above, as well as purchase new games as soon as they’re available. GeForce NOW saves in the cloud game progress and achievements, and synchronizes them with locally installed games. This means gamers can use GeForce NOW on a secondary laptop and pick up right where they left off playing on their primary gaming PC.
The first time registering users can enjoy 8 Hours on a Geforce GTX 1060 cloud PC or 4 hours on a GeForce GTX 1080 cloud PC. And an additional $25 will be required after that for a 20 hours on a GTX 1060 cloud PC or 10 hours on a GTX 1080 cloud PC.