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Vizio SmartCast TVs now support Amazon Alexa voice controls

10 days ago   |   By MobileSyrup

The future is here: I can now walk into my apartment and tell Amazon's Alexa voice-activated assistant to turn on my Vizio M-Series television , thanks to a new Alexa skill. In order to get the feature to work, you first need to obviously own a Vizio television that supports Alexa integration. Next, the Vizio Alexa Skill needs to be added to your supported device - in my case, an Amazon Echo. From there, you should be able to turn the television on and off using voice commands, as well as control specific features like volume, channel changing and input switching. Taking things a step...
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Watch your Canary camera feeds on Echo Spot, Echo Show and Fire TV

Watch your Canary camera feeds on Echo Spot, Echo Show and Fire TV

10 days ago   |   By Engadget

Canary introduced a livestream-ready browser interface for its home cameras last August, but now you can command them with your voice, too. The platform now has its own Amazon Alexa skill, permitting users to give directions and watch live streams th...
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Vizio Alexa control goes live for 4K TVs

Vizio Alexa control goes live for 4K TVs

10 days ago   |   By SlashGear

Vizio TVs are learning to play nicely with Amazon Alexa, with a new skill for the virtual assistant that enables voice control of select sets. The Vizio SmartCast skill for Amazon Alexa can, when enabled on an Echo speaker or other device that supports the assistant, remotely turn the TV on and off by voice, as well as replace other...
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VIZIO SmartCast TVs Get An Official Alexa Skill

VIZIO SmartCast TVs Get An Official Alexa Skill

10 days ago   |   By Android Headlines

VIZIO SmartCast TVs are getting an official Alexa skill to make controlling the TVs a whole lot easier for those who have any of Amazon's Echo speakers in the home. VIZIO states that the new skill will be compatible with its range of TVs from 2016 and 2017 and will include sets that come from the P, M, and E collections that have SmartCast technology built-in. What's more is that the new skill will allow users to control a range of different functions on the TV from volume to channels.
With the new Skill users can ask Alexa to toggle the TVs power, cycling it on and off all by voice. It...
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Vizio SmartCast TVs now play nice with Alexa

10 days ago   |   By Engadget

Today, Vizio announced that owners of select TV models can now control displays with their voices, thanks to a new Amazon Alexa skill. All 2016 and 2017 SmartCast P-, M- and E-Series 4K models are compatible with this new feature. The 2018 Full HD an...
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