How to add voice support to Fire TV apps and content

You can enhance your app and content by adding Alexa voice support to it, so that customers can interact with their TVs in a hands-free way (an interaction referred to as “far-field control”). They can ask Alexa to play content, search for content, control playback, and change channels on their Fire TV using voice. Even without Fire TV Cube or a paired Echo, customers can press the microphone button on the Alexa Voice Remote to say voice commands to Fire TV (this is referred to as “near-field” control).

There are several techniques for voice-enabling your app:

Here’s an introductory video tutorial to get you started: