The Amazon Fire Stick is a small device the size of a flash drive that plugs. The Fire Stick empowers any TV to stream content over WiFi such as Netflix, YouTube Pandora, HBO go, plus a whole lot more. A remote control is included that works with buttons or voice commands, new versions currently included Alexa Virtual Assistant. Simply by plugging it in a HDMI video 19, it could turn any TV into a wise TV.
Launched in 2014 the Fire Stick is currently in Roku, and contest with Google Chromecast. Amazons Fire Stick, Chromcast, and Roku, are a new breed of electronic equipment known as Streaming TV Sticks that flow movies and TV shows from sources that are online.
There are two versions of the Fire Stick with the newest version released in October 2016. The most recent version included updated hardware along with the virtual helper Alexa.
The output signal resolution is the exact same for both with High definition 720p or 1080p.
After a Fire TV Stick is installation with a TV, a steaming service is going to be needed. Amazon, Netflix and Hulu would be definitely the most common online streaming services each with their own content. Anyone who has Amazon Prime shipping will have access to movies automatically on the Fire TV Stick. Amazon has a free 30 Day Trial for streaming.
Apart from streaming films and TV shows it can also play games and contains Voice controls with Alexa virtual helper. Programs can also be installed to customize the Fire Stick to enhance its ability to perform what an owner needs. Amazon also makes the Fire TV Box which is an android Amazon Tap TV box which has better hardware but also cost more.