It's now a lot easier to view your security camera on Fire TV devices
What you need to know
- Select Fire TV devices can now view security camera feeds while watching shows with a new picture-in-picture view.
- These include the Fire TV Cube (2nd gen), 2020 4K Toshiba Fire TV Edition, and 2020 4K Insignia Fire TV Edition.
- It'll be able to show video feeds from compatible Ring doorbells as well as offerings from Nest, Wyze, and Logitech.
Amazon has updated select Fire TV devices, including the Fire TV Cube (2nd gen), 2020 4K Toshiba Fire TV Edition, and 2020 4K Insignia Fire TV Edition to include a new security feature — picture-in-picture support for security camera feeds.
You'll be able to pull up video feeds from compatible Ring doorbells while watching your TV shows without missing a beat once you've gotten this update enabled.
Amazon explained this change, saying:
This feature is available now if you're using one of those highlighted devices paired with a compatible camera.
This is yet another video-related feature Amazon rolled out to the Fire TV this month. The company earlier rolled out two-way hands-free Alexa video calling to the Fire TV Cube where users could make and receive Alexa video calls from Amazon Fire TV to other Alexa-enabled devices with a screen.
It's what's inside that counts
The All-New Fire TV Cube (2019) features some pretty significant internal enhancements to make your streaming experience even better. It also supports key features like Local Voice Control for on-device processing and Dolby Vision support.
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