Thanks to the Xbox One’s TV on-demand and media center capabilities, Microsoft has earned an Emmy Award for Television Enhancement Devices. Microsoft earned this reward during the 66th Annual Technology & Engineering Emmy Awards, which was be presented by the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences at the Bellagio Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada.
“This year’s ceremony featured some especially great news for Xbox One: Microsoft will receive an Emmy Award for Television Enhancement Devices, thanks to the Xbox One’s industry-leading television-on-demand and media center capabilities. Microsoft is in good company with the likes of fellow award recipients Apple, Roku, Sony, and TiVo – and we’re proud to be awarded this honor by the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences,” Microsoft stated in an official blog post today.
There are several apps and services available on the Xbox One which offer an engaging media experience in your living room. Apps such as NOW TV, Pandora, VEVO, HBO Go, Twitch broadcasting, Plex, and more, offer a single place where you can watch TV, play video games, and watch your favorite on-demand content. Microsoft plans more entertainment experiences this year, so stay tuned!Further reading: Emmy, Microsoft, Xbox One