Amazon right now introduced three new options that can quickly be obtainable on its Hearth TV units, together with two-way video calling assist on the Hearth TV Dice (2019).
In the event you personal a Hearth TV Dice (2019), now you can make and obtain hands-free Alexa video calls out of your TV to different Alexa units with a display, together with one other Hearth TV Dice, Echo Present, or the Alexa app on a smartphone or pill. To get began, nevertheless, you will have a third-party webcam that helps at the least 720p decision at 30fps. Upon getting linked a webcam, it is possible for you to to make video calls utilizing the distant or simply your voice with Alexa.
Hearth TV Dice homeowners can now have two-way video calls with any Alexa machine with a display (cellular, Hearth Tablets, Echo Present, and so forth). Use the distant or the next utterances to make hands-free video calls:
- “Alexa, name Julie’s Echo”
When a name is energetic, you’ll be able to then say:
- “Alexa, video on”
- “Alexa, reply”
- “Alexa, finish name”
The function will quickly be obtainable with a brand new software program replace to Hearth TV Dice (2019) homeowners in Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Spain, the U.Ok., and the U.S.
Amazon has additionally introduced that Hearth TV homeowners can now view Ring doorbell digicam notifications on their Hearth TV display when the doorbell rings. To look at the safety digicam video in your display, you’ll be able to say, “Alexa, present me (Ring machine identify),” or “Alexa, discuss to (Ring machine identify). Surprisingly, nevertheless, the function will not be obtainable on the Hearth TV Dice (2019).
Moreover, Alexa can now present climate and different era info on Hearth TV units on a partial display overlay over full-screen video playback or the Hearth TV browse display background. Not like the opposite two new options, this one will likely be obtainable on all Hearth TV units, aside from the first Gen Hearth TV Stick and 1st Gen Hearth TV.