Amazon has announced that it is bringing its far field voice control with Amazon Alexa devices to Amazon Fire TV devices in the UK.
Owners of Fire TV devices can use an Amazon Echo devices to control their Fire TV, you will be able to say things like ‘Alexa, watch Mr Robot’, ‘Alexa, pause’, Alexa, fast forward 3 minutes’ and more.
“Far-field control of Fire TV is now available in the UK on all generations of Fire TV and Fire TV Stick and can pair with any Echo device. Far-field control of Fire TV is the latest new features available for Alexa. Other recent Alexa features and capabilities include lyric search for music, music alarms, reminders, named timers, local search and movie show times, multi-room music, short term memory, and more. Alexa is always getting smarter and as with all Alexa features, far field control of Fire TV will continue to get better over time.”
You can find out more details about these far field voice control features with Alexa and Amazon Fire TV devices over at Amazon at the link below.