Amazon Alexa gets new DVR skill for Streaming service providers

Amazon latest set of skill which will allow its users to record and broadcast programs to a DVR using voice commands.

Amazon Alexa is all set to get the latest set of skill which will allow its users to record and broadcast programs to a DVR using voice commands. Amazon Alexa has been getting its share of skill set on quite a regular basis. Earlier Amazon and Ground Control were working together to create an Alexa skill that will channel Gordon Ramsay and rate the dishes cooked by a person. You can read the story here.

Amazon Alexa gets new DVR skill for Streaming service providers

As per some sources from the web, apart from the record and broadcast feature Amazon Alexa will now allow its users to use their voice in order to toggle between their frequently used options their compatible DVR or streaming services. The list included launching an app, open the programming guide and more.

A client can essentially give his/her voice and say, 'Alexa, record the X amusement or 'Alexa, begin Prime Videos' to complete their activity. It is additionally being accounted for that the orders will work with any streaming or games group.

Further the US-based operators including Dish, Verizon, Tivo and DirecTV are also working to introduce the new feature to Alexa, however, there is no information as to when the skill set will be rolled out and if the service will be available for international users or not.
That said the new skill set does sound interesting however since no information is available yet as to when the new skill set will be available for the rest of the users, we can only wait for the update to roll out. We will keep you posted on the same.

Amazon Alexa gets new DVR skill for Streaming service providers

Also in one of our articles related to Amazon Alexa, we covered that Amazon Alexa rolled out a feature where it allowed its users to issue the follow-up commands without giving the device an "Alexa" word command. The new feature being rolled out it will enable the personnel assistant Alexa to stay awake for 5 seconds after answering the first command and will wait to listen for a follow-up command. Read the complete story here.

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