Sony is bringing some new Alexa performance to its Android TV sensible TVs with the brand new Amazon Alexa Music, Cameras and TV Management app that is rolling out as we speak.
The app provides a variety of Alexa’s options – like the power to manage sensible cameras from Ring and discover music utilizing their voice – however will solely be obtainable on choose Sony sensible TVs. Thus far that record contains all of the Sony 2019 fashions, most 2018 fashions, the mid-range fashions from 2017 (A1E, X940E, X930E, X900E, X850E, X800E) and some fashions from 2016 (Z9D, X800D, X750D, X700D).
Beforehand, Android TV had the power to entry Alexa by a devoted Alexa app or from an Alexa sensible speaker linked to the TV, however Alexa’s functionalities have been restricted. The newest replace brings the Android TV expertise a bit nearer to that of a correct Amazon Fireplace TV machine – just like the Amazon Fireplace TV Dice – whereas nonetheless retaining the Android TV person interface.
The replace ought to begin rolling out as we speak to pick out Sony sensible TVs within the US, however do not be alarmed if it would not pop up immediately.