Wednesday, April 28, 2021 1:30 PM (GMT + 7)
This is the first time in the world that the Vietnamese Google Assistant virtual assistant is equipped in an Android TV Box with integrated smart speakers.
Smart devices with Vietnamese voice assistant Google Assistant are not new, but this is the first time in the world this Vietnamese virtual assistant is equipped in an Android TV Box with built-in smart speakers. FPT Play Box S product. This device, manufactured by FPT Telecom in collaboration with Google, is a group of many technologies in one.
Actual photo of an FPT Play Box S.
The highlight of FPT Play Box S technology is its Hands-free Voice Control feature. Users without holding a remote can still switch channels by voice, open favorite movies, interact with the Google Assistant virtual assistant to control smart devices in the house in Vietnamese. Hands-free range for use is up to 5 meters.
To do this, it must be said that the audio signal processing technology on the Wake-up Chip immediately after receiving signals from two microphones and operates continuously 24/7. The product has the ability to enhance the user’s voice, creating a fixed filter for all words and false commands. Users can also optionally turn off the voice recognition and control functions through the hardware key on the side of the device.
Not only TV Box serving entertainment needs, FPT Play Box S is also seen as the “heart” of a smart home, to control other devices in the house. For example, users can open a favorite TV channel while ordering the vacuum cleaner to operate, turn the lights on and off or check weather information, the market …
The top of the device is designed with 4 LED dots to communicate the signaling functions with the user and the speaker volume up or down button without turning on the TV.
The bottom edge is equipped with many convenient connection ports to connect to TVs and other devices such as HDMI 2.1 port, USB 3.0, Optical optical audio port, Micro SD card slot and microphone mute button.
The Rogo Smart Home application on FPT Play Box S is the driver of smart devices. Users can connect to IoT devices in smart home ecosystem, command on and off on all devices with Vietnamese voice. In addition, the application also continuously updates parameters of air temperature, humidity …
This product is already compatible with more than 5,000 smart devices from more than 150 vendors through the Google Home platform. Users can connect to bulbs, fans, security cameras, … to control by voice or schedule on-off schedules, to track schedules.
Compared to its predecessor, FPT Play Box S still runs on Google’s Android TV 10 operating system, with 2GB of RAM and 16GB of ROM. However, the FPT Play Box S has been upgraded to the AML 905X3 series, ARM Mali-G31 MP2 graphics support maximum video output at 4K resolution (60p), up 20% compared to the version. before, while also supporting artificial intelligence (AI).
Products support dual band Wi-Fi (5GHz and 2.4GHz), Bluetooth BLE Mesh, Zigbee Mesh (via USB extension) to help connect multiple devices simultaneously. In addition, FPT Play Box S is also equipped with 6 “IR Blaster” eyes that enable / disable devices such as TVs, air conditioners, fans, … via infrared signals.
The price of FPT Play Box S is 2.39 million VND in Vietnam market, 139 USD in international market.
Android TV Box allows users to turn ordinary TVs into smart TVs without having to invest too much money.