New TVii feature allows users to doodle over live TV

Nintendo introduces "TV Tag" option for Wii U TV application; users can manipulate images with virtual paint brushes.


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Nintendo has announced a new feature for the Wii U's TVii service that will allow users to doodle over live television.

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The new "TV Tag" option makes use of a Doodle feature where users can draw or paint on their favorite moments from programming watched through the system.

Nintendo released a picture (at right) of the new feature, showing that users will have various brush sizes and colors to use, as well as a text editor to leave comments.

Nintendo TVii works with cable and satellite providers, as well as streaming services like Hulu and Netflix. Users must hold a subscription to these services to use Nintendo TVii, but no additional fees or equipment are required.

TVii viewers can use the GamePad to interact with others through commenting on specific live television moments and sharing those comments with others through Miiverse, Facebook, and Twitter.

Fore more on Nintendo TVii, check out a video demonstration below.

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