In today’s post, I will quickly walk you through the value of Fire TV, how you can create a free Amazon Developer account, and basic steps to publishing your first app on Fire TV.
Why Fire TV?
Customers are continuing to enjoy streaming media, and Fire TV is the #1 selling streaming media player in the US, UK, Germany, India, and Japan. Fire TV has over 40 million active users globally that can watch a variety of movies and TV episodes with access to tens of thousands of channels, apps, and Alexa skills. Fire TV devices are available in over 100 countries, and customers continue to benefit from a growing Fire TV lineup. We continue to listen to and focus on developers, building the tools and features they need to better serve customers. Fire TV devices are always getting smarter with new Alexa skills, feature improvements, and over-the-air software updates supported by Amazon. Check out our Fire TV overview page to learn more about developing apps and games.
How can you benefit as an Amazon Appstore Developer?
By publishing your app on Fire TV you can reach new audiences and millions of Amazon customers. Also, registering for a developer account is free.
Here’s how you can publish your first app on Fire TV
Watch a 16 minute video on how to increase discoverability for your content and apps with Amazon Fire TV.
We hope the steps above are helpful in assisting you with developing and publishing your app. For additional information on integrating Fire TV features, check out these other tools and services we have to offer: