Amazon Introduces Fire TV Recast, a DVR That Lets You Watch and Record Live Over-the-Air TV at Home and On Your Mobile Devices—All With No Monthly Fees
Watch on all of your Fire TV streaming media players, Fire TV Edition
Use Alexa on Fire TV and
Place Fire TV Recast anywhere in your home—with advanced technology that automatically optimizes bandwidth on your local network, Fire TV Recast delivers the most reliable video streams over Wi-Fi of any over-the-air DVR
“We are focused on making Fire TV an easy way to watch all the
entertainment you love, whether it’s through streaming video services,
cable and satellite providers, or even local broadcast stations,” said
Place Fire TV Recast and a HDTV antenna anywhere in your home, and all of your compatible devices will automatically connect, giving you immediate access to local over-the-air TV programming. Available in two models, Fire TV Recast allows you to record up to four shows at once, and stream to any two compatible devices at a time. Advanced wireless technology automatically optimizes the use of bandwidth on your local network, delivering the best HD picture quality possible—even when streaming across multiple devices in a congested Wi-Fi environment.
In addition, you can now take your over-the-air shows with you on-the-go. Use the all-new Fire TV companion app for Fire TV Recast to watch live and recorded content over Wi-Fi or when connected to a cellular network. Mobile streaming for Fire TV Recast is available on all compatible mobile devices with no extra monthly charges or subscription fees.
When connected to a Fire TV streaming media player or a Fire TV Edition TV, your favorite live, recorded, and streaming content is all in one place. You can use the ‘On Now’ row to view what’s currently airing, or the Channel Guide and ‘DVR’ tab to search for live shows, manage recordings, and view up to two weeks of programming. Plus, live TV listings from Prime Video Channels and PlayStation Vue are integrated directly into your ‘On Now’ row and Channel Guide—right alongside your local over-the-air content.
Even easier with Alexa
With Alexa on Fire TV or
“After extensively testing Fire TV Recast, I found it to be a great way
to compliment my existing home entertainment setup,” said
Getting started is simple
To set up Fire TV Recast you need a HDTV antenna and access to the Fire
TV app on a compatible Fire tablet, iOS, or Android device.During
setup, the Fire TV app helps you discover the place in your home with
the best reception, and walks you through the channel scan process. Once
Fire TV Recast is set up, you can watch, record, and replay live
over-the-air TV on any Fire TV streaming media player, Fire TV Edition
Fire TV Recast is available for pre-order in
For more information visit amazon.com/firetvrecast.