Apple at the WWDC along with iOS 12, ARKit 2, macOS, watchOS has also introduced the tvOS 12 with Dolby Atmos, zero sign-in, and TV app improvements. The tvOS 12 update will be a free upgrade to TV users.
With tvOS 12, Apple TV simply detects the user’s broadband network and automatically signs them into all the supported apps they receive through their subscription. In collaboration with the International Space Station National Lab and the Center for the Advancement of Science in Space, Apple introduced new aerials shot from space by NASA astronauts.
Apple TV supports 4K already and with tvOS 12, Apple says that it is bringing support for Dolby Atmos audio and iTunes will have the largest collection of Dolby Atmos-supported movies. Good thing is that the titles with Dolby Atmos audio will be available for free.
It also mentioned that Charter Communications which is the second-largest cable operator in the US will begin offering content to Apple TV 4K and customers will have access to live channels and tens of thousands of on-demand programs via an all-new Spectrum TV app on their Apple TV 4K, iPhone, and iPad.
They seamless integrate with Apple TV and Siri. With iOS 12, users can securely AutoFill passwords from iPhone and iPad to Apple TV to easily sign in to Apple TV apps. The tvOS 12 will be available this fall as a free software update for Apple TV 4K and Apple TV 4th generation.