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Roku adds support for Amazon Alexa voice commands

Tuesday 5 March 2019 | 17:10 CET | News
Roku announced that customers can now control its streaming media devices with Amazon's Alexa digital assistant. The company developed an Alexa skill so customers with Alexa-compatible devices can use the voice interface to control their Roku devices. 

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