When Apple announced their new Apple TV hardware together with its new operating system in the form of tvOS, Apple started a lottery system for registered developers to receive the new hardware to enable them to create tvOS applications ahead of its launch.
From today Apple has started sending out invitations to those lucky developers that have been picked from the registered applicants. If you receive such an email you have until September 16th to accept Apple’s invitation to accept an Apple TV ahead of its launch.
Once accepted Apple will start shipping your Apple TV before the end of the week. Enabling those lucky developers to be able to start creating their tvOS applications ready for the latest generation of Apple TV devices to launch later this year.
When the new TV hardware launches it will be available with either 32 or 64GB of storage and will be priced at $149 or $199 respectively. To learn more about the new operating system tvOS jump over to the official Apple developer website.
Source: Apple TV