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]
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![Read More]
We are excited to announce the release of Fire OS 6 for Fire TV, based on Android Nougat (Android 7.1.2, level 25). This update includes several new features including Picture in Picture, Content Recording, and Time-shifting APIs.[Read More]
The newest Amazon Fire TV is the first Fire TV to support 4K Ultra HD and High Dynamic Range (HDR) and packs a lot of punch into its portable form factor design.[Read More]
In our upcoming webinar, will deep dive into the peculiarities of developing for the 10-foot experience and how developers can leverage Amazon Fire TV developer tools to create a compelling TV experience.[Read More]
James Turner is the chief executive of Two Way Media, a London-based games developer that has created hundreds of games for TV games systems, releasing over a dozen of them onto Amazon Appstore and Amazon Fire TV.[Read More]
In this interview, Albert and Ian share their motivations behind creating their popular games, including the latest, QuizTix: Animal Pics, and how both Amazon Appstore and Amazon Fire TV have featured heavily in its success so far.[Read More]
The Fire TV home screen now features a new row called “Recommended By Your Apps.” This row shows content recommendations from your app, promoting deeper engagement and loyalty for your apps by showcasing your content to users who have an active interest in your material.[Read More]