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Definition: Nexus Player

A streaming media hub from Google introduced in 2014 and terminated two years later. Manufactured by Asus and running under the Android TV platform, Nexus Player supported Pandora, Netflix, Hulu, along with news and entertainment channels. It also allowed users to "cast" content from their laptops and mobile devices to the TV. A video game controller was optional. See Chromecast, Android TV, Google TV, Nexus Q and set-top box.

The Nexus Set-top Box
Nexus plugged into a TV's HDMI port, and the remote's voice search was used to find content. (Images courtesy of Google.)