Fire TV boxes are getting a host of new hands-free highlights by means of paired Alexa gadgets

In the event that you have an Amazon Fire TV take care of, disdain getting a voice far off, and have a different Alexa-empowered gadget like an Echo keen speaker, at that point they have some extraordinary news.

Another update revealing this week is including a large group of new without hands highlights to the Fire TV like having the option to utilize it to see schedules or the climate, control menus, and play music.

Albeit a significant number of these savvy show like highlights have been accessible on the Fire TV before gratitude to Amazon’s voice far off, what’s happening is having the option to get to them without hands.

You’ll have to match an outer Alexa-empowered gadget like an Amazon Echo to get the usefulness to work, be that as it may. The Fire TV Cube is the just one of Amazon’s streaming boxes to have the far-field mics to deal with without hands voice controls incorporated with the gadget itself.

In spite of the fact that you’ve had the option to combine Alexa-empowered gadgets with Fire TVs for sans hands control for quite a long time, its usefulness has been more restricted as of recently. It’s predominantly comprised of opening applications, playing films or TV shows, looking for content, and controlling playback.

The greatest new highlights will have the option to transform a TV into something more similar to an Echo Show keen speaker. You can request that it show a schedule, the climate, or a feed from a viable web associated camera.

There are likewise new route controls, permitting you to request that Alexa “scroll right/left” or “go back.” Finally, Amazon is additionally including more music playback highlights, successfully letting a savvy speaker play music from a TV’s speakers.

Amazon says the new highlights are turning out to all Alexa-empowered, Fire TV, and Fire TV Edition gadgets except for the Echo Show and Echo Spot. This incorporates Fire TV gadgets that originate before Amazon’s voice distant. The usefulness will be accessible in the US, the UK, and Canada, Amazon says.

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