Roku’s support for AirPlay 2 and HomeKit will eventually be implemented on some 4K devices, and support for 4K TVs running the Roku operating system will be provided in the coming days.
Apple feature support, initially Announce As early as September, it will be promoted to 4K devices with the Roku OS 9.4 update.In the company Streaming media solutions, Roku Ultra, Roku Streaming Stick + and Roku Premiere will support these features, Roku Streambar with Roku Smart Soundbar. Senior Vice President Ilya Asnis A spokesperson for Roku OS stated that the update is designed to benefit Roku users, “no matter what other technology products they like at home.”
AirPlay 2 will allow Roku users to share music, videos and other media directly from their Apple products (such as iPhone, iPad or MacBook) to their screens. At the same time, HomeKit allows Siri commands to control supported devices in the same way that a voice-enabled remote control can be used to retrieve content or open applications. This update enables people who have invested in the Apple ecosystem but rely on Roku devices for streaming to browse TV hands-free.
To cast content from Apple devices to 4K Roku TV or streaming devices, Click the AirPlay icon When streaming from iPhone, iPad or Mac.To enable HomeKit on Roku devices, navigate to Set value Menu on the TV, scroll down to Apple AirPlay and HomeKitAnd select Start Apple AirPlay and HomeKit settings. You can find a complete list of specific device models and software versions that support these features. Right here.
Support for AirPlay 2 and HomeKit enables Roku device Has significant advantages Apple users are streaming new life on the market, Chromecast with Google TV. However, Roku usually works well with Apple. Roku devices also support Apple TV, but Long absence Streaming devices from outside the Roku, Apple or Fire TV ecosystem.
Now… if only Roku will add support for HBO Max, we will really be talking about it.