Ahead of Apple’s big event tomorrow unveiling the next-gen Apple TV, TechCrunch reports that live video streaming app Periscope is secretly developing an app for the new Apple TV. That means users will be able to watch its live video streams on their television screens. No launch date is known, but it’s likely to be focused on watching streams, the article says. Apple is looking to get out ahead of Roku and Amazon with this and also inspire developers to create apps using its hardware, greater connection speeds and more versatile controller.
Periscope is building an app for the new Apple TV, according to multiple sources. It will allow users to watch livestreams on their television that are broadcasted from Twitter’s Periscope app.