How the world’s first Android TV STB with hands-free voice control was launched in Brazil
A few weeks ago (on July 14th 2021, to be more precise) Sky Brasil and Technicolor announced a revolutionary new set-top box for the Latin American market. So we thought it was a great idea to invite two of the key executives who helped bring this advanced piece of equipment to market to help us understand why it was needed, what it took to build it, what new functionality it brings and – more importantly – what it says about the current state and future direction for the pay-TV industry in the region.
Marketing Vice President
Director of Product Management in the Video PU
Juan Pablo Conti
Content & Audience Development Manager Americas
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