Dish TV has launched today Android based HD Set Top Box- Dish SMRT Hub and Voice enabled Alexa Built-in Smart Kit.
Dish SMRT Hub is Android HD set top box which runs on Android TV 9.0 operating system. It offers access to the Google Play Store and Google Assistant allowing the users to download and stream content from all popular OTT platforms like Watcho, Amazon Prime Video, Zee5, Voot, ALTBalaji and YouTube etc.
This set-up box comes with built-in Google Assistant & Chromecast and superior Dolby audio to enable users to stream content from any device directly to the TV screen without any lag and with good audio. Users can download apps and Play games right on their TV without needing an additional gaming console. It also allows users to operate and control the device using simple voice commands. Available with native support for video content OTT platforms, the Integrated Google assistant converts this box into a smart home hub, enabling the users to control their smart homes with a single remote.
The Dish SMRT Hub is available at a price of INR 3999 for new subscribers & INR 2499 for existing subscribers.
The Dish SMRT Kit with Alexa-powered remote control will help users seamlessly bridge the gap between real-time TV content and best of engaging content available online. The affordable Dish SMRT Kit comprising Wi-Fi dongle, a Bluetooth and a sleek looking Alexa-enabled remote control, provides access to thousands of Alexa skills. These skills will help users to use voice as an intuitive and preferred mode of interaction on their set top boxes to book cabs, get latest news, information & recipes, set reminders for their favorite programs, get recommendations on trending programs, access their account details, register ‘call me’ request, discover movies, sports & music and also control smart home devices just through voice commands.
To get started, customers will need to set up the smart kits with their Amazon account.
This product is priced at INR 1199 and available for existing DishTV subscribers.
Recently, Dish TV had also introduced SMRT Stick, allowing users to stream content from OTT services through Dish TV set top box. The company also forayed into OTT space earlier this year by launching its own OTT platform, ‘Watcho’ for providing entertainment across linear and online sources on any screen for customers across all segments.