Razer micro-console will operate on Android TV and focus on gaming

Google's I/O 2014 Keynote took place earlier today and the company announced Android TV, a new version of its OS specifically for televisions that will run on specific hardware devices. One of the first manufacturers to jump aboard this idea is Razer, who has revealed an Android TV-powered micro-console that will focus on gaming.

The Razer micro-console is expected to be able to stream movies, music, and apps for televisions, but will also be built to support gaming applications. A press release issued by Razer notes that the micro-console will incorporate both "hardcore and casual gaming" into the Android TV platform. Since it's powered by the Android TV OS, it can operated with voice commands and through Android smartphones or tablets.

Razer's set-top box will compete with other offerings like the Amazon Fire TV and Apple TV, but its emphasis on gaming will make the upcoming PlayStation TV its closest competitor.

There is currently no price for the Razer micro-console, but it is expected to release this fall.