December 7, 2023

Roku is increasing its platform with a number of enhancements for personalizing folks’s streaming expertise with the discharge of Roku OS 12.5. Updates cowl sports activities and stay TV, what to observe, music playlists, Roku Photograph Streams, and extra.

The corporate says that within the coming weeks and months, Roku units within the US will get the next options:

Sports activities enhancements: Customers will be capable of favourite content material to trace stay and upcoming sporting occasions extra simply. As well as, there’ll be a brand new Highlights part within the Sports activities expertise, which lets customers watch clips from latest sports activities occasions they could have missed or need to relive. As well as, new sports activities content material from Max is being made obtainable within the coming weeks and Roku will supply motorsports in early 2024.

On the spot entry to Stay TV: With 400+ free stay linear TV channels, Roku desires to make it simpler for purchasers to seek out the channels that matter probably the most to them by letting them personalize the order channels seem or take away them from view.

Music: The Roku Channel will supply 250+ video playlists from its companions, Stingray, Vevo, and Warner Music Group, totally free.

Picture supply: Roku

The corporate will even replace its cellular app with Visible Search by letting customers uncover new leisure in a extra visible and immersive approach. Trying to find particular content material will even be simpler by filtering by style and different classes.

As well as, Roku Photograph Streams now helps Google Images so customers can share particular moments with family members extra seamlessly.

Lastly, Roku can also be enhancing the expertise for customers with a House Video Doorbell with a Digicam subscription. They’ll return and see who was at their entrance door utilizing the Cameras app, and so they additionally don’t have to pause their favourite present to see {that a} package deal has arrived, as they’ll get a notification proper from their TVs.

Roku OS 12.5 is rolling out to assist TV fashions and streaming gamers within the coming weeks with all of those options talked about above.