The four new skills from Amazon include Alexa.Cooking, Alexa.Cooking.TimeController, Alexa.TimeHoldController, and Alexa.CookingPresetController, says the company.
Recent reports reveal that Whirlpool will be among the first appliance brands to feature Alexa integration, enabling consumers to "soon" "configure, start, and operate" its suite of smart microwaves. As long as there is a viable connection between the smart device and your smartphone, and you have an internet connection, Alexa voice requests should go off without a hitch.
The company further revealed that the Smart TVs with Alexa will be able to directly control the TVs hardware.
Device makers who want to enable their Bluetooth audio-capable device to connect to Alexa for a hands-free voice experience will be able to leverage this new developer toolset later this year.
Aside from TV controls, users will be able to access as they would an Alexa enabled smart speaker. "Cooking capabilities will also be available in other countries soon", Amazon has stated.
What TV Models Will Incorporate Amazon Alexa?Voice is the new app in controlling devices, particularly in our smart homes.
Hisense has said that their huge 100-inch laser TV will have built-in Amazon Alexa, which is a nice touch.
The 100-inch Laser TV was unveiled past year and has been quite the popular product for Hisense. From TVs to smart locks, lights and now ovens - we're gaining more ability to link products together, having them work in tandem when they're operated through a central system like a voice assistant.
Hisense will undoubtedly give more details about Amazon Alexa on their smart TVs at its press conference at CES 2018 next week.