Amazon just announced Alexa Cast which will permit users to control the music on their Alexa-enabled gadgets with the help of a smartphone. This new function is the next step by Amazon to create core services in this segment. It is just at the beginning stage. Therefore the functions are limited Amazon music app only. The company is looking to organize their music service in an effective way. Therefore controlling your favourite music will be much easy now. This function was vital for the Amazon customers which will be highly valuable in future.
The overall Alexa ecosystem will work in an organized manner now. This function cannot be termed as extraordinary but it is the right step by Amazon to offer their services. There is no doubt that Amazon is looking to compete with other services like Google Cast. This new update will assist the user to manage their songs and entertainment-related programmes easily. Amazon has designed Alexa Cast in a way that you will not face any issue while enjoying the music in an Alexa Powered device. This will further enhance the capabilities of its Echo speakers also. You will find the icon of Alexa cast if you update the app. The new function is available for Android as well as the iOS app.
There is no specific input if this function will be available for third-party apps also. However, Amazon is looking to expand their base in this section. Therefore the possibilities are that we may see similar things in coming times. The company is working to reorganize their streaming features. Therefore it is almost sure that the company will soon offer this function for other apps which can be valuable for the music lovers. The current function of Alexa Cast is just like the base of streaming features.
You may find the support for other apps also as the company is planning to compete with Google Cast. Users are getting more options with the availability of this function by Amazon. Many specialists are also saying that Amazon is looking to release Amazon Echo Dot in the international market. The functions of third-gen Amazon Echo Dot may appear very similar to Google Home Mini. The company is doing some tests and we may get the information soon. So expect new devices by Amazon this year. The company will not disappoint you with their new gadgets.