US-based technology company Woxi Media today launched an Android device that will allow users to surf internet and play games on TV.
SmartPod for TV, priced at Rs 9,499, is build with Android featuring multi-user login capability which can be used with every kind of television set. "SmartPod will revolutionise the way people consume the internet and enjoy gaming on TV. SmartPod features AppCasts technology that delivers various content applications through one Android application on the device," Woxi Media President Amit Gattani told reporters here.
The device, powered by dual processors, also acts as a WiFi router which can connect up to 12 devices like PCs, laptops, and smartphones. It comes with a magic motion remote with build in sensors for motion gaming. The remote also functions as a Qwerty keyboard.
In addition to individual electronics retail stores across the country, the device will be available at Croma's stores in Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore and Pune.
There are similar devices available in the Indian market.
In October, Japanese consumer electronics firm Akai launched a 'Smart Box', prices at Rs 6,590, that allows users to surf Internet on their television sets.
In June this year, Amkette had launched its 'EvoTV' priced at Rs 9,995.