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Technology Amazon lets you connect Fire TV and Echo devices to create a home theater

21:20  11 november  2019
21:20  11 november  2019 Source:   engadget.com

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You can now connect your Amazon Echo and Fire TV devices to create an Alexa home theater system. Amazon has been focussing more and more on audio quality lately, so using the Echo devices as a wireless audio solution for your TV seems like a smart move.

Create a Home Theater group with a Fire TV device using the Alexa app. Select your compatible Fire TV device . Select up to two compatible Echo devices to use as speakers, along with an optional Echo Sub.

You can now connect your Amazon Echo and Fire TV devices to create an Alexa home theater system. By linking your devices to the same network and accounts, you can get wireless audio via your Echo devices when you're watching favorite shows and movies. Amazon announced the change late last week.

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Amazon has been focussing more and more on audio quality lately, so using the Echo devices as a wireless audio solution for your TV seems like a smart move. Customers who have the current generation Echo and Echo Plus can stream Dolby audio wireless, and customers with Echo Studio can stream Dolby Atmos-quality sound. Of course, it only works with content you play through a compatible Fire TV device, and since this works in stereo configuration, it may not meet some people's definition of home theater.

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Setting up “ Home Theatre System on Fire TV ” is easy. It’s as simple as connecting an Amazon Fire TV and an Amazon Echo to the same network The process takes about 5 minutes, from connecting the devices for the first time and linking them to an Amazon account to streaming something through

Amazon recently released a new awesome feature to their Amazon FireTV and Echo lines that allows you to take advantage of your existing Amazon Echo devices to use as Stereo speakers connected to you Amazon Fire TV devices . Amazon has been doing a great job at driving more and more value

If you want to try this at home, connect your Fire TV device and Echo devices to the same network and Amazon account. Use the Alexa app to select your audio preferences, and then follow the on-screen instructions.

You'll need a Fire TV Stick 4K, Fire TV (third generation), Fire TV Cube (first generation and US only) or Fire TV Cube (second generation). And at least one of the compatible Echo devices: Echo Dot (third generation), Echo (second or third generation), Echo Plus (first or second generation), Echo Dot with clock, Echo Studio.

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