Brightcove, the online video platfrom that has long offered customers several ways to deliver content to the Apple TV, has released the Brightcove Native Player SDK for tvOS that allows customers to develop native applications for, and deliver Video Cloud content to, Apple TV.
Pluto TV, a video streaming service targeting cord cutters, released its app for the new Apple TV. Pluto TV is a free online television service broadcasting 100+ channels full of TV shows, movies and internet videos. The lineup is said to be hand-picked by people “who know and love entertainment.”
This is something Apple TV users in UK have been looking for for years: the popular BBC iPlayer is coming to the new Apple TV “in the coming months”, BBC confirmed on Twitter.
BBC iPlayer will be coming to the new Apple TV in the coming months…
— BBC iPlayer (@BBCiPlayer) October 29, 2015
One of the new additions to the 4th gen. Apple TV are video screensavers. All of them are high-definition slow motion videos that Apple shot exclusively for its brand new set-top box. They have included some stunning location from around the world. Depending on the time of day, Apple TV will automatically play day or night shots.