HEOS Home Entertainment - Alexa Skill

HEOS Home Entertainment

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Or say "Alexa, enable HEOS Home Entertainment"

The HEOS skill gives Alexa control of your audio & video in multiple rooms. Get great sound quality hands-free from HEOS, Denon & Marantz with HEOS inside.

Take control of your home theater experience with the HEOS Home Entertainment skill for Alexa. Beyond providing seamless multi-room music enjoyment, HEOS now comes equipped with the added control of Alexa for your favorite audio and video content.<br/><br/>Get great sound quality hands-free from the extensive range of HEOS devices as well as Denon and Marantz models with HEOS inside.<br/> <br/>Ask Alexa to increase and decrease volume, switch inputs, mute and unmute, play, pause or continue and more. That&rsquo;s right&hellip; there&rsquo;s no need to rely on your remote control when all you need to do is ask Alexa.<br/><br/>COMING SOON: Use voice commands to search for songs, albums, and artists as well as podcasts and internet stations, etc. Stream music to your HEOS compatible devices by voice.<br/><br/>NOTE: Alexa is still learning all the ways you might ask to control your HEOS device. If she doesn't understand your commands, try some of the example phrases on this page: http://www.heoshome.com<br/><br/>GETTING STARTED<br/>STEP 1: In the HEOS app <br/>Go to Settings--&gt;My Devices.<br/>Choose an easy-to-say name like Living Room or Kitchen for each HEOS device.<br/>Tap the checkmark when you&rsquo;re done to save the new name.<br/><br/>STEP 2: If you already have Alexa set up<br/>Say &ldquo;Alexa, discover my devices&rdquo;<br/><br/>NOTE: Whenever you change the name of one of your HEOS devices, you&rsquo;ll need to ask Alexa to rediscover your devices so she can find the new name.<br/><br/>FAQ: Check here for some helpful troubleshooting tips and suggestions: http://denon.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/5919<br/><br/>SUPPORTED DEVICES<br/>This skill is compatible with all current-generation (&ldquo;HS2&rdquo;) HEOS devices. Read more here. Compatible HEOS models are also listed below.<br/> * Speakers: HEOS 1 HS2, HEOS 3 HS2, HEOS 5 HS2, HEOS 7 HS2<br/> * Components: HEOS Link HS2, HEOS Amp HS2, HEOS Drive HS2<br/> * HEOS Bar<br/> * HEOS AVR<br/> * Denon AVR<br/> --- 2016 models: AVR-X4300H, AVR-X6300H<br/> --- 2017 models: AVR-S730H, AVR-S930H, AVR-X1400H, AVR-X2400H, AVR-X3400H, AVR-X4400H, AVR-X6400H <br/> * Marantz AVR<br/> --- 2016 models: SR7011, AV7703<br/> --- 2017 models: NR1508, NR1609, SR5012, SR6012, SR7012, AV7704, SR8012 (Nov 2017 release)<br/> * Marantz Hi-Fi<br/> --- ND8006 due (Nov 2017 release)<br/> * Coming 2018: A new version of the HEOS HomeCinema (soundbar &amp; subwoofer combination). Note: the original version of HEOS HomeCinema is not compatible with this skill.<br/><br/>NOTES: Seeking within tracks: &ldquo;fast forward&rdquo; and &ldquo;rewind&rdquo; are not currently supported by this skill, but is supported through the HEOS app. &ldquo;Next track&rdquo; and &ldquo;Previous track&rdquo; are supported.<br/>HEOS speakers have smart automatic power management. The speakers can be left plugged in and do not require explicit power on or off.<br/>When using Mozilla Firefox to enable the HEOS Home Entertainment skill, it may take multiple clicks to operate the &quot;Sign in as a different user&quot; link.

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Interaction Examples

Alexa, mute the Living Room
Alexa, switch the Living Room to DVD
Alexa, turn down the volume on the Living Room

Release Date

September 22nd 2017