NVIDIA SHIELD Update brings Nest Camera Controls

Nvidia Shield

NVIDIA has released a significant update to their Android TV device, the NVIDIA SHIELD.  What the company is calling Experience 6.3 brings a lot of features and fixes to the device.  For US owners, the headliner is support for Nest Cameras.

Now through your SHIELD, which already has Google Assistant built-in, you can ask the device to show you various Nest cameras that you have throughout your house and it will be displayed on your television.  There is also improved Google Assistant support with the NVIDIA SHIELD now able to control over 1000 devices through Assistant.

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Nvidia Shield Gets Android Nougat Update and Many Other Updates

Nvidia Shield

Nvidia has started pushing out the Shield Experience 5.0 update to the Nvidia Shield TV and it is massive.  While the headline will be that the streaming TV platform as been upgraded to Android Nougat, there are a huge number of new features and improvements in the update.  The first big enhancement is Amazon video integration.  Now if you have a Amazon video account (via Amazon Prime) you can stream that content from the Shield thanks to the built-in app.  The streaming from Amazon is also in 4K HDR.

The new Games app that comes with this update allows you to find compatible games for your Shield.  It gives you listings of games that are available and allows you to download them. Once they are installed, they show up as a single row within the Games apps so you can easily find them.

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