News from Amazon. Fire TV customers in Germany can now use Amazon Echo to control their Fire TV by voice. If Fire TV is paired with any Echo device, Alexa can help you with many commands.
Fire TV can now be controlled via far-field voice control via Amazon Echo
Do you call an Amazon Fire TV as far as any Echo device your own? These devices grow a little closer together now.
When Fire TV is paired with any Echo device, Alexa plays a movie on demand, launches an app, controls playback, or shows live video feeds from compatible smart home cameras – hands-free, without the need for a remote control Hand must be taken.
The application is quite simple according to Amazon. If you only own a Fire TV, Echo automatically connects to the device as soon as Alexa gets a question that says “Fire TV”, for example “Alexa, start,” Bullyparade – The Movie “on my Fire TV”.
Do you have several Fire TVs in use? Then you connect them via the Alexa app. Alexa searches for content by title, actor or genre, controls movie playback, launches apps and popular content from Prime Video, Netflix, ARD or ZDF. Users can also ask Alexa to display live feeds from their smart home cameras directly on the Fire TV.
With the following commands Alexa Fire TV starts without remote control:
- “Alexa, start” The Bold Type ”
- “Alexa, break”
- “Alexa, coil 2 minutes before”
- “Alexa, jump back 1 minute”
- “Alexa, go to the homepage”
- “Alexa, open Netflix”
- “Alexa, open the ZDF media library on my Fire TV”
- “Alexa, show the camera my front door”
The far-field voice control for Fire TV is now available in Germany for all generations of Fire TV and Fire TV Stick and can be used with any Echo model.
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