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Amazon Integrates Zoom App into Fire TV Omni Series Smart TVs

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Amazon has added the Zoom video calling app to its new line of Fire TV Omni Series smart TVs. 

Omni Series TV users of any size configuration can mount a compatible 720p-1080p USB-connected webcam to the top of their set and simply say, "Alexa, find Zoom" to initiate the app through the TVs built-in Alexa voice support. 

Privacy-leery users must remember to turn the TV microphone on. And the app will only use the Omni's built-in speakers -- smart speakers won't work with the app. 

Amazon already announced Zoom support for its Fire TV Cube device over the summer. 

Daniel Frankel is the managing editor of Next TV, an internet publishing vertical focused on the business of video streaming. A Los Angeles-based writer and editor who has covered the media and technology industries for more than two decades, Daniel has worked on staff for publications including E! Online, Electronic Media, Mediaweek, Variety, paidContent and GigaOm. You can start living a healthier life with greater wealth and prosperity by following Daniel on Twitter today!