You can now control your NVIDIA Shield TV — that's the uber-powerful streaming/gaming box that runs Android TV with Google Assistant — with Amazon Alexa.
Just in case you'd rather use an Amazon Echo to control the box that works directly with Google Assistant, which already can be triggered with an Android phone, or a Google Home speaker, or with the NVIDIA Shield TV remote, or hands-free with the NVIDIA Shield TV game controller. If you're on the mailing list for NVIDIA Shield TV updates and offers, you can even get the new 3rd gen Echo Dot from Amazon.com for $30 thanks to a one-time-use $20 off code NVIDIA has emailed out to celebrate the occasion! Just copy the code from the email and input it into the promo code section when checking out on Amazon.
Comfortably holding the crown as the most open streaming platform, SHIELD gives you more of what you want than any streaming media device. It's the streamer with access to more of your music, movies and TV shows from multiple ecosystems. Not to mention the widest range of 4K content.
That now extends to voice services as SHIELD is the only streamer you can control with both Amazon Echo and Google Home devices. Available through a new Amazon Skill, you can ask Alexa to help with navigating and enjoying your favorite movies, TV shows, music and more.
Another cool feature for SHIELD users in the Amazon ecosystem: Dolby Atmos passthrough support for Prime Video. In addition to the jaw-dropping 4K HDR visuals, you now get breathtaking spatial audio to match in Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan.
So, there's that. Hit the link below to get things set up, then get your Alexa on.
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