Today Amazon announced a new Alexa features for Fire TV that gives you the ability to control your movies, TV shows, and more using just your voice. Now you will be able to pair any Fire TV with any Echo device and easily control your Fire TV with far-field control – just ask, and Alexa will start a show, help you find a good movie to watch, control playback, and more.
“Alexa is built in the cloud and always getting smarter, and these new Fire TV features are the latest way that Alexa is making it simple for you to enjoy and control your living room entertainment,” said Marc Whitten, Vice President, Amazon Fire TV. “Simply ask Alexa to play your favorite show, or keep an eye on your kids’ playroom during movie night, right from the comfort of your couch. This is just the beginning and we’ll continue to create new ways to simplify the way you interact with your TV–we can’t wait to see what customers think.”
Here are a few examples of the new voice commands for the Fire TV:
- “Alexa, watch Bosch”
- “Alexa, show me action movies”
- “Alexa, go home”
- “Alexa, open Hulu”
Here are a few voice commands for the Fire TV Edition Smart TV
- “Alexa, turn on Fire TV”
- “Alexa, tune to FOX”
- “Alexa, tune to NBC”
- “Alexa, switch to HDMI one”
- “Alexa, mute the volume on Fire TV”
So what do you think of these new voice commands for the Fire TV? Leave us a comment and let us know.
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