Fire TV Cube, unveiled Thursday morning, is a small box created to sit next to TV sets, enabling hands-free controls of the television and providing many - but not all - of the features available in the company's Alexa-enabled Echo smart speakers.
Alexa on the Cube is slightly more capable though, as the IR blasters allow it to control devices that haven't traditionally been within its reach.
Pretty cool. The cube-shaped device uses far-field voice recognition with eight microphones so it can hear you from quite some distance.
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"We believe voice makes it easier for customers to control their entertainment systems", the company said in a press release.
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The device features 16GB of storage out of the box and also comes with a power adapter, IR extender cable, Ethernet adaptor along with the Alexa Voice Remote. the picture quality is 4K Ultra HD with up to 60fps and HDR enabled. It's now available for pre-order by Prime members Thursday and Friday for $89.99.
Users can also pre-order the Fire TV Cube and Amazon Cloud Cam for $199.98, which is a $40 savings.
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Advanced beam-forming technology combines the signals from the individual microphones to suppress noise, reverberation, content now playing, and competing speech. Simply ask Alexa to navigate and control content in popular apps, including Netflix, Prime Video, Hulu, ESPN, FOX NOW, SHOWTIME, STARZ, PlayStation Vue, CBS All Access, and NBC.
The unveiling of the Fire TV Cube came as Amazon became the first internet streaming service to buy rights to Premiere League soccer matches, though they will be available only to Prime members in Britain under a three-year deal. What are your thoughts on the Amazon Fire TV Cube?
You can actually change the "trigger" or "wake" word to something else other than Alexa on the Alexa app so you're less likely to accidentally record something and send it to someone. You can even search for TV and movies by director or actor. And the device doesn't have the ability to communicate with bluetooth speakers, so, while the Fire TV Cube can turn the television into a music player, it stops short of managing other speakers throughout the home. It's a logical "next step" for Alexa, both for those that are new to the voice assistant and consumers that may already have an Echo in another part of their home. What do you think of the new Fire TV Cube?
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