Loewe has announced the release of version 4.40 of the software that equips its 2017 televisions . The new version of the operating system increases multimedia capabilities and offers support for Amazon's Alexa voice control service. In addition, it has the most up-to-date version of the control application from the smartphone or tablet, the Loewe App. The update has already been deployed, so if you have a Loewe TV you should jump right in. It may take a few hours, as the deployment is done progressively.
Today's Smart TVs have many more features than just watching TV. They are a complete multimedia center, with dozens of apps that allow us to do almost everything. Loewe opted for its own operating system for its televisions, as have other companies such as LG or Samsung. Now this manufacturer of high-end audio and video products announces a major update to its software .
Specifically, the new software version V.4.40.x has been deployed , which updates televisions with new functions and possibilities.
Alexa voice control
In addition to the integration of new functionalities, the latest Loewe software update guarantees compatibility with Amazon's Alexa voice control service .
When available in Spain, this service will allow you to give basic commands to the television by voice . For this, a smartphone that integrates the Amazon Alexa app will be used.
Basic functions include turning the TV on and off, changing channels, increasing or decreasing volume, selecting the input source, and controlling the playback of media files.
Loewe has also added other interesting functionalities. For example, we have the ability to record content from DVB (digital video) sources .
The new version also features an improved media player interface . In addition, we have a new option that allows screen mirroring (see on the TV the same as on the smartphone or computer screen) from Android devices and PCs.
Furthermore, as a complement to all of the above, the “Loewe app” application has been updated to version 1.3 . The new version has new functions, among which stands out easier access to external content sources, photos, music and videos directly from the mobile terminal.
The Loewe App is compatible with mobiles and tablets with Android 5.0 or higher operating system and iOS 8.0 or higher. This application allows you to control your Loewe television from your mobile or tablet easily .