Caavo Unveils New Set-Top Box Designed to Unify Different Streaming Devices

Posted Fri Feb 17, 2017 at 08:15 AM PST by

The product hopes to unify your separate streaming components.

Caavo has announced its upcoming set-top box. Designed to unify a customer's existing array of entertainment devices, the Caavo allows users to plug separate streaming, cable, satellite, and gaming products into one simple box for centralized access and control.

The Caavo set-top box offers support for up to eight different components. Once plugged in, the Caavo can then automatically switch between the separate devices and provide organized and searchable access to all of their local and cloud content through the Caavo's own interface -- offering an easy and convenient experience through just one system, one screen, and one remote. In addition, the Caavo includes 4K support and the company is working to offer an HDR10 update. With that said, there are no plans to implement Dolby Vision tech.

Here's a full rundown of features per Caavo:

- Auto Detect: Plug in whatever device – AppleTV, Roku, FireTV, cable and satellite and gaming – into any port and Caavo configures it.
- Unified Control: Use our simple remote to control it all – pay TV, streaming and gaming (plus, your game controllers and old remotes will still work too).
- On-Command TV: Speak into the Caavo remote, and your TV turns on, finds what you want to watch and plays from wherever you left off.
- Universal Search: Search once for a show or movie and find it across all your content, including pay TV.
- Universal Watchlists: See everything you've recently watched, organized onto one screen sorted by service.
- Total access: Find all your favorite apps and services together in one place. Everything from iTunes to Netflix to Amazon Prime is there, side-by-side.

Pre-orders for the Caavo unifying set-top box are set to launch in May for $399. Shipments are expected to go out later this year.

Sources: Caavo, Engadget

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