Amazon’s Latest Trick Turns a Smart Display Into a TV Set [Protocol]

Amazon’s Latest Trick Turns a Smart Display Into a TV Set [Protocol]

BY JANKO ROETTGERS AND NICK STATT

September 29, 2022 | When Amazon executives unveiled the company’s fall hardware lineup during an online-only press event yesterday, they also showed off a number of new devices meant to help people stream their favorite movies and shows. And while devices like a 3rd-generation Fire TV Cube and a new Fire TV voice remote held few surprises, there was an interesting trend emerging across multiple device categories.

Your smart display is a TV now. Amazon revealed yesterday that through a software update it is bringing the Fire TV experience to its Echo Show 15 smart displays, which now effectively double as TV sets.

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