Roku will soon roll out Roku OS 7.5 to current-generation Roku streaming players and Roku TVs, introducing new features such as live TV pause and mobile private listening.
Roku OS 7.5 is the latest version of the brand’s operating system and include a range of new features and fixes to bring more value and enjoyment to consumers’ streaming experience when using thier Roku device. A few of the new features and bug fixes include:
Live TV Pause – When an antenna is connected to the Roku TV, viewers can pause and playback digital broadcast TV. Using this new feature, over-the-air TV can be paused for up to 90 minutes. Live TV Pause requires a USB storage device with 16GB or more of storage capacity to be connected to a Roku TV.
Mobile private listening for Roku TV models – Roku OS 7.5 brings a feature that’s currently available on select Roku players to all Roku TV models. When using the latest version of the Roku mobile app, Roku TV owners can now enjoy private listening via their mobile device while watching streaming content.
Play on Roku support for multiple mobile devices – Roku OS 7.5 and the updated Roku mobile app for iOS and Android now enable multiple people to use the Play on Roku feature on a Roku device. Share and enjoy photos from mobile devices on the big screen at the same time
Screen mirroring added for more Roku players – Roku OS 7.5 adds its screen mirroring feature to the Roku Premiere, Roku Premiere+ and Roku Ultra. Wirelessly mirror compatible Android or Windows Mobile device’s screen onto the TV screen through screen mirroring.
Roku player remote volume control – Roku streaming player models with remotes that feature volume buttons can now control the volume level of TVs and audio receivers that support volume control via HDMI® Consumer Electronics Control (CEC) technology.