You Can Now Control NVIDIA SHIELD TV With Amazon Alexa
Owners of an NVIDIA SHIELD TV (2015 and 2017) can now control their Android TV-powered device by using Alexa voice commands given to Amazon Echo devices. This has come about due to a new Alexa skill that’s been launched today which adds the support for SHIELD TV.
As a result, owners of both SHIELD TV and an Echo device will now be able to use voice commands to navigate the SHIELD’s interface, as well start and stop playback of movies, music and shows. Coinciding with the launch of this Alexa skill, NVIDIA has confirmed SHIELD TV is also now gaining Dolby Atmos passthrough support for Prime Video – the video streaming service bundled in with a Prime membership. Resulting in an improved li…