SHIELD Experience Upgrade 6.3 for SHIELD TV (Released 1/31/2018)

New Features and Apps to Try on SHIELD

NVIDIA SHIELD devices today had a big update release(31-01-2018), and it brings all sort of improvements both to software , bug fixes , adding new apps and connectivity has been long since we have seen last update from Nvidia including Google Assistant, YouTube 360, and a lot more.

-PLEX: Automatically remove DVR recorded shows
-VLC: Adds 360 video and PIP functionality
-New Apps: Sirius XM, Tidal

[US Only]
-NEST: View your Nest Cameras on SHIELD using Google Assistant. Say “Show me my front door camera”
-Smart Home: Control over 1000 devices with Google Assistant
-New Apps: Cartoon Network, VH1, and Lego TV
-New Apps: Eurosport

[Germany Only]
-New Apps: TV NOW PLUS

[Spain Only]
-New Apps: Moviestar+

Additional Enhancements
• The latest monthly Android security updates including mitigations for “Spectre” (not known to be vulnerable to “Meltdown”). See NVIDIA Product Security Page for more details:
• Improves reporting for low battery status for SHIELD Accessories
• Adds new USB compatibility mode for users with attached USB storage/accessories to improve Bluetooth/wireless performance (Settings > System).
• Support for playback of YUV 8 bit BT 2020 videos
• Adds developer option for rooted systems to always prefer full system upgrades – recommend for rooted systems
• SHIELD controller (2017) upgrade to version 1.18
• SHIELD remote (2017) upgrade to version 1.28
• SHIELD remote w/ headphone jack upgrade to version 1.22
– 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