Amazon rolls out streaming media device

April 5, 2014 11:46 am

Amazon Inc. has introduced a new device that enables television sets to access internet programming, including streaming shows from its Amazon Prime subscription service, and a giant library of video games, CNN has reported. With the new Amazon Fire TV, Amazon will compete head-on both with streaming gadgets like Apple TV and console makers like Microsoft and Sony. It has several unique features, including a remote control with a voice recognition search feature, allowing the user to speak the name of a show, actor or topic and find that content.