Friday, April 4, 2014

Amazon Unveils Video-Streaming Device 'Fire TV'

Amazon's has launched a new tiny box after kindle series for entertaining customer of all ages.It is very much similar to set top box which can be directly attached to HDTV and ready to explore hundred thousand songs, movies, games, TV series and many more....

Amazon TV supports online video streaming services from Netflix, Hulu Plus, support free ad supported services like Crackle, Vevo and You tube. More over instant videos can also be supported with Amazon's $99 prime Program.

VOICE SEARCH: The tiny box has built in mic, which can instantly search TV shows, movies, acors, directors with just a word from your mouth.

Fire Tv can streams videos, movies up to 1080p HD with rich Dolby digital surround cinematic sound.Enjoy videos in just 10 seconds with ASAP(Advance Streaming and prediction) feature.

Fire TV is easy to set up, especially if you buy it through Amazon and have your device pre-registered to your account. Just plug the device into an outlet and connect it to the TV with an HDMI cable, which isn't included.

You can listen to music, too, through Pandora, iHeartRadio and other services or play one of more than 100 games, some of which require a $40 game controller.Average price of paid games is just $1.85.

Fire TV offers more than 175 video, music and game apps, but that pales compared with the more than 1,000 available through Roku. Still, it beats the few dozen offered by Apple TV.

Notable omissions in Fire TV's app store include HBO Go, PBS and Apple's iTunes. Major League Baseball, ABC and the Disney Channel are coming soon. Apple TV already has all that, but it doesn't offer Amazon Instant Video directly on the device.

Features of Amazon Fire Tv are like:

1. Voice Search
2. HDMI video Out (upto 1080p)
3. certified Dolby Digital Plus surround sound
4. Optical audio output.
5. Quad Core Processor
6. 2GB internal Memory
7. Wired connectivity.
8. Dual Band/ Dual- antenna(MIMO) Wi-Fi connectivity
9. Remote with no line of sight.
10. Bluetooth Support Avaliable.
11. Free cloud storage for all Amazon content.
12. Video: H.263, H.264, MPEG4-SP, VC1 support
13. Audio: AAC, AC-3, E-AC-3, HE-A, PCM, MP3 support
14. Photo: JPG, PNG support

Popular Service Supported by Amazon Fire TV are Netflix,Amazon Instant Video,Hulu Plus, Crackle, YouTube, Showtime Anytime, WatchESPN, Bloomberg TV, Vevo, Pandora.

Amazon Fire Tv gives direct competiton to Roku 3, Apple TV, Google Chromecast, Xbox 360.

Fire TV is a good investment if you use a lot of Amazon content, but you'll need patience for features to arrive or get better.