Nvidia brings Shield set-top box Android TV to Netherlands




Nvidia has announced to release his Shield system with Android TV officially in the Netherlands on 17 March. The Shield can be used to stream video through services such as YouTube and Netflix, but can also serve as a console game streaming.

The Shield has integrated support for Google Voice voice control and Chromecast, making it possible to display video from other devices on the TV. Further, the Shield Nvidia Tegra X1 processor and 3GB of RAM. There are two versions of the Shield in the market: one with 16GB of storage and a Pro version with 500GB storage. The 16GB version will cost 199.99 euros; The Shield Pro with 500GB will 299,99 euros of hand.

Further, the Shield can use dual-band Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. It has a gigabit ethernet port, an HDMI 2.0 port, two USB 3.0 ports, a micro-USB port, a micro-SD slot and an infrared receiver. It runs on Android 6.0 and Google Cast.

For playing games can be streamed to the Shield from a PC with an appropriate Nvidia card. Otherwise requires a subscription GeForce Now. Now is Nvidia’s GeForce game streaming service, which for 9.99 euros per month are given access to, currently, about ninety pc games, including Tomb Raider, The Witcher 2 and Sleeping Dogs. These games can be played according to Nvidia in full-HD resolution of up to 60fps. Starting a game through Now would take about thirty seconds. The first three months of service are free.

The Shield comes with a controller. Separate controllers cost 59.99 euros. It is also possible to buy a kind of remote control for 54.99 euros. The Shield was getting a little while, but now Nvidia announces the launch official sales on March 17 not only in stores but also through his own Shield Store .



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