Today Apple news, Roku OS 9.4 Adds Support for HomeKit, AirPlay 2.
Roku announced Monday that its Roku OS 9.4 update will be rolling out in the coming months, and adds support for AirPlay 2 and HomeKit.
Roku OS 9.4
Stating “select 4K Roku devices,” the ad states that with Roku OS 9.4, you can stream, control and share content on your Roku from your iPhone, iPad or Mac. Other features include:
- Live TV Channel Guide – Do you have a Roku TV? You can now watch live TV for free directly from your home screen by selecting the “Live TV” input tile. This gives you one-click access to an easy-to-use program guide with over 115 free live TV channels. If you have an antenna connected, you will be able to view a combined program guide with free streaming channels and live broadcast channels. In addition, you can choose between two views of the program guide, including recently watched channels.
- Useful tips for Roku Voice – Helpful tips will appear directly on the TV screen to inform you of the voice commands you can use on your Roku device. These tips are designed to help you enjoy quick and easy control of your Roku device using a variety of voice commands. Roku Voice is available on compatible voice remotes or through the free Roku mobile app.
- Surround level control for multi-channel audio – If you have Roku audio products with a multi-channel speaker setup, you will be able to adjust the volume of your surround back speakers to the volume of your sound bar to sound levels that match your preferences.
The Roku Channel app will also be updated, giving more people, including non-Roku users, a way to take advantage of the company’s free entertainment offerings.