Amazon introduces a way for any TV provider or streaming service to build Alexa-powered video apps | TechCrunch

Alexa can already control your Fire TV to help you launch Netflix or find your favorite show, among other things, but today Amazon is announcing a new tool for developers that will allow any cable and satellite TV company, streaming service or other content provider to add the same sort of voice control to their apps, as well. With the new Video Skill API, developers could allow Echo and Alexa device owners to change channels, seek out shows or movies, search across genres, play or pause content and more — just by speaking.

Source: Amazon introduces a way for any TV provider or streaming service to build Alexa-powered video apps | TechCrunch

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