As of May 2021, Google reported 80 million active devices, meaning 30 million new devices in use since that date. A large portion of that growth likely comes from latest the Chromecast with Google TV, as well as TCL’s Android TV OS models that the company this week announced sell 10 million units annually.
Google also notes that growth came from its partners, which now number over 250 globally. That includes over 170 Pay TV operator partners — up from 140 in 2019. However, the growth isn’t solely from Pay TV, as Google also says that it is now working with seven out of the top 10 smart TVs OEMs worldwide, notably including names such as TCL, Sony, and Hisense, which all launched Google TV models at CES 2022. At CES, Google also announced that Fast Pair would be coming to Android TV OS.
Developer:Consider leararning of Android TV development, as this market is grwoing.
QA engineer:Business as usual.
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