Adding to the list of CES 2014 announcements, Roku has just announced that they will soon be bundling the Roku with HDTVs, working with TV manufacturers like TCL and Hisense, the company will be building the set-top box into several television sets as part of their new Roku TV platform.
Roku TV will feature the same software that is currently found in the current set-top boxes and will come with the aim of trying to remove complicated menus and layers, providing one home screen that will allow users to access everything they need to. The TV sets will also come with the 20 remote control buttons, and can be navigated using Roku’s iOS and Android applications.
Roku TV will also have access to the full Roku Channel Store that currently hosts over 31,000 movies and 1,200 channels that includes various TV shows and live sports events.
Roku TV models will range from 32 to 55 inches and will be available in major retail stores in Autumn 2014, with six of the models being shown off at CES 2014 this week.
Source: Roku Blog