Bought a modern LG good TV this yr? You’ll quickly be capable to entry one other good assistant on it. The corporate has confirmed that its 2019 lineup of TVs can be up to date with assist for Amazon Alexa later this month. LG can be rolling out this replace in North America first. Prospects in Asia and Europe should wait a bit longer to get it.
LG had confirmed again when these TVs had been unveiled in January that they are going to finally be up to date with assist for Amazon’s voice assistant. It really works by the Alexa app and the TV distant’s Amazon Prime Video button. Simply press the button and communicate a voice command such as you would for every other system that has Alexa. It helps expertise and routines as nicely so it may be used to regulate different good residence units that assist Alexa as nicely.
This can be a deeper integration between LG’s good TV platform and Alexa. LG did present assist for final yr’s TV lineup however customers had been required to make use of an exterior Alexa speaker in the event that they needed to regulate their TV utilizing voice instructions. All LG ThinQ QI TVs from its OLED, NanoCell, and UHD ranges are receiving this replace. LG’s 2019 and 2018 TV lineups have already got Google Assistant so there’s ample competitors for Alexa on these TVs.
Prospects in North America will obtain the replace later this month. It’ll then be rolled out just a few weeks later for patrons in Europe and Asia.