In the 1.0.7 release of Fire App Builder, we added a new feature that has become more relevant given the release of Fire TV Cube: voice interactivity with the media transport controls. Media transport controls refer to the play, pause, rewind, and fast-forward actions with your media player.[Read More]
Designing for the 10-foot experience does require that developers understand the capabilities (and limitations) of TV hardware, and to reconsider how they present information and handle user input. There are a few key design principles that apply.[Read More]
For developers, this new smart TV adds yet another way to reach potential customers. When you publish on the Amazon Appstore and target Fire TV, your apps and games will be available on the Toshiba 4K Ultra HD - Fire TV Edition out of the box.[Read More]
Check your doorsteps, Amazon Fire TV Cube is now shipping to customers in the United States. The hands-free 4K Ultra HD streaming media player with Alexa is available for $119.99 and ships with an IR extender cable and Ethernet.[Read More]
This is a guest post by Ling Shi, principal software development lead at Hulu, originally published on the Hulu Tech Blog.[Read More]
Today, we are excited to introduce Amazon Fire TV Cube, a hands-free 4K Ultra HD streaming media player with Alexa, allowing you to control your TV from across the room.[Read More]
We are excited to announce the global availability of Amazon Creator, an online publishing tool that lets you create media-based Amazon Fire TV apps without writing a single line of code.
In this blog post, we’ll introduce you to the Media Session API to enable voice control on media apps on Fire TV. With MediaSession, your customers can play, pause, skip forward, or rewind content with their voice.
If you’re an app developer interested in making sure your users are aware of the best content and that they will stay highly engaged, read below for my tips on how to leverage the “Recommended by Your Apps” row on Fire TV.
Today, we're excited to announce a multi-year collaboration with Best Buy to bring the next generation of Fire TV Edition smart TVs to customers in the United States and Canada.
As you prepare to create your first streaming media app for Fire TV, you must decide whether you will code it from scratch, build on top of a third-party development framework, or use the purpose-built tools provided by Amazon.[Read More]
This guide is designed to help you navigate the available resources for developing high-quality media streaming apps on Amazon Fire TV.[Read More]
Waipu.tv launched its services in September 2016 and so far, it has generated more than 50,000 subscribers. How did German company EXARING AG, developers of waipu.tv, develop this user-centric TV experience? Find out in this edition of Dev Chat.[Read More]
Now available to customers in more than 100 countries and territories, the Fire TV Stick Basic Edition brings media streaming and the Amazon Fire TV experience to a global audience, including Canada, France, Italy, and Spain—and will be coming soon to Brazil and Mexico.[Read More]
Check your doorsteps, the all-new Amazon Fire TV is now shipping! The all-new Amazon Fire TV provides your app with the power it needs to perform its best and truly engage your customers.[Read More]