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Alexa Voice Control

Chris CChris C Posts: 11,826Members, Plex Employee, Plex Pass, Plex Ninja Plex Employee

Support for Alexa voice control has launched!

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Comments

  • vanstinatorvanstinator Plex Voice Control Posts: 703Members, Plex Employee, Plex Pass, Plex Ninja Plex Employee

    FIXES:

    • fixed an issue that was causing docker images to crash
    • fixed an authentication loop caused by an expired plex token

    Projects I currently develop or maintain

    Classic Forum for Plex - A forum skin that aims to replicate the classic forum experience as best as possible without taking away some of the better things about the new forum.

    PlexWink - A Plex Channel that monitors Plex and controls your smart lights based on playback.

    UASViewer - A Plex Channel for the Unsupported App Store that lets you browse channels right from Plex.

  • vanstinatorvanstinator Plex Voice Control Posts: 703Members, Plex Employee, Plex Pass, Plex Ninja Plex Employee
    edited August 15

    A small update went out to our Alexa service today. Servers older than version 1.5.1 are no longer supported.

    FIXES

    -fixed an issue where removing the device from your plex account would cause an authentication loop when trying to use the -skill again
    -improved media matching capabilities
    -uttering STOP would not always properly exit the skill

    NEW

    -support for shuffling and playing a playlist
    -support for shuffling an album

    Projects I currently develop or maintain

    Classic Forum for Plex - A forum skin that aims to replicate the classic forum experience as best as possible without taking away some of the better things about the new forum.

    PlexWink - A Plex Channel that monitors Plex and controls your smart lights based on playback.

    UASViewer - A Plex Channel for the Unsupported App Store that lets you browse channels right from Plex.

  • vanstinatorvanstinator Plex Voice Control Posts: 703Members, Plex Employee, Plex Pass, Plex Ninja Plex Employee
    edited November 14

    NEW

    • support audio playback on echo devices that support audio playback
    • pick a default server for new users

    Projects I currently develop or maintain

    Classic Forum for Plex - A forum skin that aims to replicate the classic forum experience as best as possible without taking away some of the better things about the new forum.

    PlexWink - A Plex Channel that monitors Plex and controls your smart lights based on playback.

    UASViewer - A Plex Channel for the Unsupported App Store that lets you browse channels right from Plex.

  • vanstinatorvanstinator Plex Voice Control Posts: 703Members, Plex Employee, Plex Pass, Plex Ninja Plex Employee
    edited November 16

    FIXED

    • some players would fail to save to the database
    • http content was not properly throwing an error when being played on Alexa
    • various cases where starting media would fail and the user would receive the "Oh no..." error
    • in certain cases audio would appear to randomly stop and move to the next track

    Projects I currently develop or maintain

    Classic Forum for Plex - A forum skin that aims to replicate the classic forum experience as best as possible without taking away some of the better things about the new forum.

    PlexWink - A Plex Channel that monitors Plex and controls your smart lights based on playback.

    UASViewer - A Plex Channel for the Unsupported App Store that lets you browse channels right from Plex.

  • vanstinatorvanstinator Plex Voice Control Posts: 703Members, Plex Employee, Plex Pass, Plex Ninja Plex Employee
    edited November 18

    FIXED

    • the Now Playing screen in Plex Web would erroneously show Direct Play when the PMS was transcoding
    • an invalid token will now redirect the user to link their account again

    Projects I currently develop or maintain

    Classic Forum for Plex - A forum skin that aims to replicate the classic forum experience as best as possible without taking away some of the better things about the new forum.

    PlexWink - A Plex Channel that monitors Plex and controls your smart lights based on playback.

    UASViewer - A Plex Channel for the Unsupported App Store that lets you browse channels right from Plex.

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