Android TV is at the core of the new SHIELD Android TV device, delivering great new experiences on much bigger screens. This blog post introduces developers to Android TV recommendations: what they are, how to make the best use of them for your application or game, and the Android TV recommendation APIs themselves.
To enjoy great gaming hardware, you need great games. But great games need more than just great hardware.
They also need terrific developer tools. Ones that streamline processes and solve complex visual problems.
That’s why developers worldwide use NVIDIA GameWorks. It’s the world’s largest and most powerful collection of developer tools and libraries dedicated to foster the adoption of advanced gaming technologies.
The world’s first 4K streaming Android TV is now available with NVIDIA SHIELD. Powered by the revolutionary Tegra X1 Superchip, SHIELD is
powerful enough to own the living room, delivering a world of content and apps as well AAA gaming franchises locally or streaming
them from the cloud using GRID technology.
The latest version of NVIDIA VXGI 0.9 is now available for download from here. NVIDIA VXGI is an implementation of a global illumination algorithm known as Voxel Cone Tracing. Global illumination computes all lighting in the scene, including secondary reflections of light of diffuse and specular surfaces. Adding GI to the scene greatly improves the realism of the rendered images.