Today we have a new update available from NVIDIA for all versions of your NVIDIA Shield TV that updates the NVIDIA Shield Experience software to version 6.3. In this update we have new streaming apps, support for more TDT features, 360º video, HD audio and several important security patches.
- View Your Nest Cameras on Your TV
Just say “Show me my front door camera” or “Show me the baby’s room” to see your Nest camera live on SHIELD.
- Control More Than 1,000 Smart Home Devices
SHIELD TV with Google Assistant works with more than 1,000 smart home devices from more than 150 brands. You can even assign SHIELD TV to rooms in the Assistant app on your phone.
- Record Broadcast TV Without Commercials
You can now automatically remove commercials from broadcast TV shows recorded over-the-air using Plex DVR.
- VLC Adds Picture-in-Picture and 360o Video Support
Watch 360o videos on your TV, complete with spherical camera control. VLC also adds Picture-in-Picture, so you can browse your SHIELD while watching your videos.
- Cartoon Network is Now on SHIELD TV
Watch free episodes of Cartoon Network shows like Ninjago, Teen Titans Go!, or Adventure Time or log in with your TV provider to unlock the latest episodes.
- The Magic of LEGO is Now on SHIELD TV
Stream your favorite LEGO show anytime in the living room. Easily browse episodes by theme, story, or age group and inspire the Master Builder in your family.
- Watch VH1 Exclusive Shows and Clips on SHIELD TV
Popular shows like America’s Next Top Model and Hip Hop Squares are now available in the VH1 app. Watch free episodes or sign in with your TV provider to catch up on the latest episodes.
- Listen to SiriusXM in the Living Room
Subscribers can download the app on SHIELD TV and access everything that SiriusXM has to offer, from commercial-free music to comedy, news, and even exclusive sports radio content.
- Experience Hi-Fi Audio in Your Living Room with Tidal
Audiophiles can enjoy lossless audio streamed to your SHIELD with Tidal. Access music, videos, and exclusive concerts in a new interface customized for the living room.
- The latest monthly Android security updates, including mitigations for “Spectre” vulnerability.
- Support for playback of YUV 8 bit BT 2020 videos.
- New USB compatibility mode for users with attached USB storage/accessories to improve Bluetooth/wireless performance (Settings > System).
- Firmware update for SHIELD remote (2017) for improved responsiveness.
- Firmware update for SHIELD remote (rechargeable) to resolve recharging issues. If update fails, connect remote to charging cable and hold Home + Back + Voice Search buttons until LED flashes (~20 seconds).
- Latest accessory firmware versions:
- SHIELD controller (2017): v1.18
- SHIELD controller (2015): v1.96/99/3.71/0.32
- SHIELD remote (2017): v1.28
- SHIELD remote (rechargeable): v.1.22