Release Notes for Video Skills for Fire TV Apps

The following tables provide release notes for the VSK for Fire TV.

Date Description
Sept 20, 2019 Alexa Client Library version 1.4.5 released. This version supports a new interface called Alexa.KeypadController, which provides directives for scrolling and selection. For more details, see Release Notes.
Sept 20, 2019 Documentation for Alexa.KeypadController Interface. This interface sends a SendKeystroke directive when users say scrolling and selection utterances.
Sept 15, 2019 Documentation for Alexa.Discovery Interface (FTV) and Alexa.Discovery Interface (MM). The Discovery interface sends a Discover directive to your Lambda to find out what capabilities your video skill supports. Based on the response, Alexa then sends directives related to your supported capabilities.
June 28, 2019 Beta support for video skills in de-DE (German speaking Germany) launched. For more details, see Supported Countries.
June 27, 2019 Support for video skills in en-CA (English-speaking Canada) launched. For more details, see Supported Countries.
May 2, 2019 Support for video skills in the UK launched. Support for video skills in India entered public beta. For more details, see Supported Countries.
May 2, 2019 First public documentation for VSK for Fire TV Apps released. Previously, this documentation was in a private Github repository. Also, to consolidate device implementation docs for video skills, the Echo Show docs were moved here.

For updates related to the Alexa Client Library, see Release Notes for Alexa Client Library.