What features are new in tvOS 16?
Apple at the event WWDC 2022 Full description about macOS Ventura,iPadOS 16,iOS 16 and watchOS 9 presented; But he did not mention the details of tvOS 16. According to 9to5Mac, Apple is making it very difficult to gather information about tvOS 16.
While preview screens are available for the company’s other operating systems, there is none for tvOS. Of course, by referring to the release notes, developer versions, etc., you can learn about tvOS 16 changes. Following is the list of changes in this operating system:
- Compatibility with Nintendo Switch controllers: tvOS 16 finally supports Nintendo Switch Joy-Cons and Pro Controller. Apple has announced that it will support additional Bluetooth and USB game controllers, which will begin with tvOS 16. It will make the HomePod OS available to public testers. Meanwhile, even the developer test version of this operating system is not available now.
- Support for HRD10 Plus: The latest generation of dynamic range technology is now supported on Apple TV and tvOS 16.
- Rich Video Preview: On top of the Apple TV Plus tab, it helps users easily access the content they want.
- Support Matter: This new standard is designed to connect to the smart home, allowing compatible accessories to work seamlessly across the platform. Matter allows you to use compatible smart home accessories and control them with the Home app and the Siri assistant through Apple devices. This standard requires tvOS 16 and an Apple TV or HomePod to use these devices as a home hub.
- AppleFitness Plus: With tvOS 16, statistics are shown on the screen during exercise. It is given to encourage the user to be more active.
- New Remote Control App: With iOS 16, an app will be displayed when you unlock the remote key from Control Center. so you can control your Apple TV.
- A close look at MacBook Air 2022, the first laptop equipped with M2 chip
- The beginning of a new era for iPad; AAA games will be available for iPadOS
One of the Twitter users named Zigmund Judge also tested tvOS 16 and listed the changes of this operating system. shared:
- Family members are now suggested as users in Control Center commands.
- There is a new option to choose between 24-hour and 12-hour format
- A new accessibility feature called Hover Text has been added.
tvOS 16 is compatible with all Apple TVs that support tvOS 15.