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Myriad Alien Vue brings Android apps to TVs, set-tops

updated 01:25 pm EST, Tue December 20, 2011

Myriad Alien Vue meant for cable providers

Myriad, the developers of the Alien Dalvik platform that lets Android apps to run on iOS and other operating systems, has now introduced Myriad Alien Vue. This latest product will allow apps to run on users' existing TVs and set-top boxes. It includes its own app store and supports multi-screen playback and cross-platform viewing from TVs, smartphones, and tablets.

At first, the software will only get Google TV Android apps, though HTML5 compatibility that allows for YouTube support, Netflix and Twitter. Apps don't run on an Android-based device but require no modification. Users can use their Android phones and tablets as remote controls for the on-screen content as well.

The service is aimed at service providers and could show up rebranded under a cable company's supervision. Myriad will release more information at the CES show.







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