|“Alexa, Turn on the TV”—Introducing Amazon Fire TV Cube: A Simple and Intuitive Way to Control Your Entertainment|
Amazon Fire TV Cube makes it easy to use Alexa to find and watch your favorite TV shows and movies, hands-free from across the room
Use your voice to play, pause, and resume content within your video
With eight microphones and the advanced beamforming technology pioneered in Echo devices, use your voice to check the weather, listen to the news, control compatible smart home devices, and more—even with the TV off
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Introducing Fire TV Cube - Control Your TV Hands-Free With Alexa. (Photo: Business Wire)
Amazon Fire TV Cube features a simple, guided setup for Alexa voice
control of your devices, giving you easy access to the
vast catalog of content currently available on Fire TV; including tens
of thousands of channels, apps, and Alexa skills, as well as over
500,000 movies and TV episodes and thousands of 4K Ultra HD and HDR
titles. Simply ask Alexa to navigate and control content in popular
“We believe voice makes it easier for customers to control their
entertainment systems and watch the TV and movies they care about,” said
Far-Field Voice Recognition
Amazon Fire TV Cube uses far-field voice recognition with eight microphones to hear you even from across the room. Advanced beamforming technology combines the signals from the individual microphones to suppress noise, reverberation, content currently playing, and even competing speech to make sure Alexa clearly hears your request, even next to your TV.
Live TV, However You Want It
Fire TV Cube lets you control your live TV hands-free whether it’s
through your cable or satellite boxes; streaming apps like
Amazon Fire TV Cube is compatible with set-top boxes from top providers
Easy Control of
With a content-forward user interface, Fire TV Cube makes it easy to find the movies and TV shows you love with a more natural way to navigate and search simply by using your voice, with phrases like “Alexa, find sci-fi movies”; “Alexa, play the trailer”; and “Alexa, show me more results.” You can even search for TV and movies by director or actor.
Always Getting Smarter
The Alexa service is always getting smarter with new features and hands-free voice functionality added regularly. Many of your favorite apps currently support enhanced in-app voice controls on Fire TV, giving you more ways to use your voice while navigating through content, and dozens more are expected by the end of 2018. And with Fire TV Cube, many Alexa responses are optimized for the big screen and accompanied with rich visual information, allowing you to view your smart home camera feeds, watch video flash briefings, view sports scores, see extended weather forecasts, and watch trailers for movies playing in nearby theaters.
Pricing and Availability
Amazon Fire TV Cube is available for pre-order starting today for
For more information visit www.amazon.com/firetvcube.