Nvidia Shield Experience 9.1.1 brings new power control option, bug fixes and other improvements

Nvidia has started rolling out the Shield Experience 9.1.1 update to all supported Shield TV devices. The update brings some welcome new features and bug fixes.


Nvidia has started rolling out a new software update for its Shield TV devices. The latest update builds on Shield Experience 9.1 and brings a host of new improvements such as a new power control option, general bug fixes, and more.


The Nvidia Shield Experience 9.1.1 update is now rolling out to Shield TV and Shield TV Pro devices, and it includes the following changes:

Improvements

  • Adds power control option to wake up SHIELD when TV input switches to SHIELD
  • Add developer option to force Dolby Vision Low Latency if available
    • Enable if Dolby Vision is not correctly detected on some Philips TVs
  • Resolves large smb file transfers disconnection issues by disabling anonymous access by antiviruses
  • Adds a developer option to improve HDMI-CEC volume control for AVRs/Soundbars (“Clean up preferred playback logical address”)
  • General cleanup and reorganization of developer options

Bug Fixes SHIELD TV App

  • [Android only] Resolves issue where the SHIELD TV app would not launch properly on some Samsung Galaxy phones

Video/Display

  • Fixes bug where protected content would not play if external storage is connected
  • Fix color accuracy bug when develop option “Defaults to Rec .709 for HD videos” is enabled
  • Fixes issue where auto-game mode would be enabled on NVIDIA games even when disabled
  • [SHIELD 2019 models] Resolves the issue of video crashing when searching in rapid succession when Dolby audio processing is enabled

audio

  • [SHIELD 2019 models] Fixes issue where audio would not be present until reboot when Dolby audio processing is enabled
  • [SHIELD 2019 models] Resolves issue where audio would play at an accelerated rate when Dolby audio processing is enabled

Storage

  • Fixed a bug where files were not correctly detected on attached removable storage
  • Fixed a bug when mounting the NAS using IP addresses for accounts with empty passwords

Accessories

  • Fixes issue where simplified wake up buttons would not turn on infrared controlled TV
  • Fixes issue where SHIELD would not respond to BT devices for up to 60 seconds after startup
  • [2015/2017 SHIELD] Fixes MxMaster 3 BT mouse pairing issue
  • Fixes issue where the TV remote would not control SHIELD 30 seconds after waking up SHIELD
  • Fixes some issues where CEC volume control was not working properly on AV receivers or soundbars
  • Fixes issue where Control4 systems would not wake up SHIELD if the systems were turned off while the screen saver was active

Other

  • Fixes issue where Control4 systems would not wake up SHIELD if the systems were turned off while the screen saver was active
  • Fixes issues with the UI displaying in low resolution for a split second
  • Fixed a bug where the user had to select a home app when setting up SHIELD after a factory reset or system upgrades
  • “Enable Dolby Vision” notification will be removed after rejection
  • Fixed a bug where region specific apps would not be visible after disabling
  • Fixed a bug where the microphone notification was displayed when activating the “Ok Google” keyword

The Nvidia Shield and Shield TV Pro have been on the market for a long time but still deliver a great experience thanks to constant updates. Both devices are powered by a Tegra X1+ processor and support 4K HDR and Dolby Atmos. Even better, the devices can run Android apps and games, and also take advantage of Nvidia’s GeForce Now game streaming platform with access to thousands of high-quality PC and console titles. If you’re interested, you can still buy one, starting at around $140.

Nvidia TV Shield Pro
The NVIDIA Shield TV Pro costs $50 more than the standard model, but it comes with a few extra features to add more value to the overall package.
NVIDIA Shield TV Pro

The SHIELD TV Pro supports 4K HDR streaming, runs Android TV, and has neat AI upscaling functionality, but has more ports for better versatility.

NVIDIA Shield TV Stick
The SHIELD TV is a streaming TV stick that supports 4K HDR streaming, runs Android TV, and has neat AI upscaling functionality.  The cheapest model normally costs $150, but you can pick it up for $25 today at checkout.
NVIDIA SHIELD TV Stream Key (2019)

The SHIELD TV is a streaming TV stick that supports 4K HDR streaming, runs Android TV, and has neat AI upscaling functionality.


Source: Nvidia forum