Nvidia announces this week that the Nvidia Shield receives support Amazon Alexa from now on. That makes the Shield the first media player in the world to support both the Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa, according to the manufacturer itself.
The Alexa Skill is available immediately via Amazon and thus you can link the Nvidia Shield to the digital voice assistant of Amazon. However, to control the Shield using voice commands, an Amazon Echo speaker or other device with microphones and Alexa integration is required.
The Nvidia Shield receives support Amazon Alexa from now on makes it possible to adjust the display, apps to activate and turn the media player on or off. Below are some examples
“Alexa, turn on SHIELD.”
“Alexa, turn off SHIELD.”
Controlling The Volume
” Alexa, set volume to 80 percent on SHIELD. ”
Opening Entertainment apps
” Alexa, open Prime Video (on SHIELD). ”
” Alexa, open HBO NOW (on SHIELD). ”
Using Media Controls
“Alexa, pause (on SHIELD).”
“Alexa, play (on SHIELD).”
“Alexa, next (on SHIELD).”
“Alexa, previous (on SHIELD).”
“Alexa, fast-forward ten minutes (on SHIELD).”
“Alexa, go to settings (on SHIELD). ”
” Alexa, go home (on SHIELD). ”
” Alexa, go to control settings (on SHIELD). ”
Unfortunately, the Alexa Skill for the Nvidia Shield is only available in the US for the time being.