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December 03, 2018

Shweta Kapil

In this post, I’ll share the nuances of handling near-field voice control, which uses the microphone button on the remote, and far-field voice control, which uses an Alexa-enabled device linked to a Fire TV.

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May 01, 2018

Shweta Kapil

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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.

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December 15, 2017

Shweta Kapil

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Starting with Android 6 (API 23), users can grant or revoke certain permissions to apps while they are running, instead of when they first install the app. This helps streamline the app install process for the user because he can install an app without setting permissions he doesn't want included. 

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October 02, 2017

Shweta Kapil

Got an app on Fire TV (or planning on submitting a new app) and wondering how to get it ready for the all-new Amazon Fire TV with 4K Ultra HD and HDR support. You’ve come to the right place!

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