Amazon Fire TV: a free streaming offer soon in France

Amazon announced, last Friday in a blog post, a new offer of free streaming on Fire TV and Fire tablets in collaboration with more than 100 partners. Accessible from Fire HD tablets and Fire TV Stick streaming sticks, this premium content offer benefits from a dedicated section with television programs, information, films and series, but also educational and well-being programs.

Amazon #AtHome: a free streaming offer

Only available in the United States for now, the section that responds to the name of #AtHome is of course a response to the period of confinement that more than half of humanity is going through and is organized around themes such as "New and trendy" ou " Stay informed ". With some premium content from HBO, Showtime or even CBS All Access, this offer should last even beyond confinement and include events such as the virtual film festival Prime Video SXSW as was the case this weekend with the confined concert One World: At Home Together.

In addition to the News app, Amazon has worked on a whole new information experience by offering many news channels, adapted content to entertain but also educate children, and applications to keep fit at home with fitness sessions, meditation or yoga.

Here's an overview of what you can find there without a subscription:

Entertainment:

  • SHOWTIMEBillions, Homeland, Green Book
  • HBOSilicon Valley, The Sopranos, The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part
  • CBS All AccessStar Trek: Picard, The Twilight Zone, Blue Bloods
  • Sling TV: Game Show Network, ESPN, Food Network

Family:

  • Prime VideoPete the Cat, The Stinky Dirty Show, PBS KIDS series
  • Boomerang: Saturday Morning Cartoons
  • IMDb-TVPaddington, Spider-Man, Megamind
  • TNancy Dew and Katy Keene
  • TubesShrek Ever After, Shaun the Sheep Movie, Rock Dog
  • Cartoon NetworkVictor and Valentino, Team Titans GO !, Craig of the Creek

Education:

  • ABCmouse: reading, math, art, music and more for ages 2 to 8
  • Amazon Freetime unlimited: apps, games, videos and books for children,
  • Kidoodle TVWayside, Maggie and the fierce beast, Blippi
  • PBS Kids: the Daniel Tiger Neighborhood, Curious George, Sesame Street
  • Endless Alphabet and Endless Numbers: animations and games teaching children letters, words and numbers
  • GoNoodle: videos of dance, yoga for children and activities of "Mindfulness"

Health and wellbeing :

  • Peloton
  • Beachbody On Demand
  • Gaia
  • International Yoga
  • Joyn

New features connected to Alexa

In this time of crisis, many of us are discovering or using videoconferencing like never before and Amazon Understood this by integrating features such as the calls Alexa, But also Skype already available on Alexa and Echo, or the very popular application Zoom. You can therefore, very simply, stay in touch with family and friends directly on your Fire TV Stick or Fire HD tablets.

If Prime Video is restricted to Prime members (30-day trial offer without obligation), this offer is for everyone and should be open to other countries very soon. Sandeep Gupta, vice-president responsible for driving the global activity of Fire TV, specifies that this service will soon be launched in the United Kingdom, Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Japan, Canada. and in India.

Electronics Amazon to enjoy :

Fascinated by Alexa since the day I received it in beta test, I gradually became passionate about the subject, before deciding to go further by creating a site with Jean-Christophe. An activity that allows me to quench my thirst for new technologies and share my discoveries about the nicest of communities: Les Alexiens.