[BCAB] Voice View on Fire TV

Iain Lackie iainlackie at gmail.com
Tue Mar 6 15:04:28 GMT 2018


One app I have had some problems with is TuneIn. I find that VoiceView and the sound from TuneIn do not want to live happily together. The voice stops any station selected from playing.

Iain

> On 6 Mar 2018, at 2:37 pm, Steve Nutt <steve at comproom.co.uk> wrote:
> 
> Hi Sean,
> 
> Do you have the latest software?  Fire Stick does work with Netflix, I know that.
> 
> All the best
> 
> Steve
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Sean Randall <contact at seanrandall.me> 
> Sent: 06 March 2018 12:26
> To: 'BCAB Discussion List' <bcab at lists.bcab.org.uk>
> Subject: Re: [BCAB] Voice View on Fire TV
> 
> Hi Mike,
> 
> I wonder what's different here then; even when logged in with Netflix I can't  do anything with Voice View.  Of course I can use my iPhone to choose a programme, and then use the Fire Stick's remote to  pause which is very nice, but that's as far as I've gotten.
> 
> s.
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Michael Cassidy via Bcab [mailto:bcab at lists.bcab.org.uk] 
> Sent: Tuesday 06 March 2018 12:14 PM 
> To: BCAB Discussion List
> Cc: Michael Cassidy
> Subject: Re: [BCAB] Voice View on Fire TV
> 
> Hi Sean,
> 
> No problem with Netflix once logged in; I use my daughter’s login so I remain signed in. I believe signing in is difficult.
> 
> Any third party app that uses Webview is hopeless, which is disappointing. That’s why I bought my 7 in. tablet where Webview is accessible.
> 
> Regards,
> 
> Mike
> 
>> On 6 Mar 2018, at 12:08, Sean Randall <contact at seanrandall.me> wrote:
>> 
>> Hi all,
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> How far has anyone gotten with their Amazon Fire or Fire stick and Voice View with regards third party apps?
>> 
>> Even after having sighted help to sign in, I get absolutely nothing on Netflix, iPlayer etc. Sometimes exploration mode lets me
>> explore, but I can't interact with anything that way. Am I missing a trick?
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> Anything with a web view seems doomed at the moment.  Is it just me? And if, or hopefully when they do get Voice View on Fire
>> talking nicely to web views, will most of our problems be solved in one-fell-swoop?
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> S. 
>> 
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