OnLive has announced plans to bring cloud-gaming to Intel Atom-based TVs and set-top boxes.
OnLive has announced plans to integrate its cloud-based gaming system, which allows games to be run remotely in server farms and streamed over the Internet, with Intel Atom-based TVs and consumer electronics.
According to OnLive, this will mean that players are able to access console-quality games at HDTV resolutions and with 5.1 surround sound support directly through their Smart TVs and set-top boxes.
Apparently, once OnLive begins supporting 3D games, these too will work through Atom-based devices.
'The Intel Atom Processor CE4100 packs the processing power and features to deliver the full OnLive Game Service experience on any HDTV without the need for a videogame console,
' reads Onlive's official statement.
'The combination of Intel and OnLive technology enables console-class gaming (and beyond) with no console at all.
OnLive is currently only available in some areas of the US, but will soon be rolling out in the UK on 7 June. Further expansion is planned beyond that, but details have not yet been announced.
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