The best selling product Amazons is the Fire TV and this is now supplemented with "Frank".
Will the video recorder return to the living room?
When a person familiar with the e-commerce giant's plans told Bloomberg, Amazon is in the midst of planning a digital video recorder. "Frank", as the project is called internally, is to record TV programs & # 39; s and then stream to the smartphone.
The digital hard disk recorder must have an internal physical memory and be connected to the already available Fire TV boxes. The Fire TV boxes can already stream live TV programs, but have not yet recorded or saved them. If and when "Frank" should be in the assortment is not yet certain. Reportedly also "Frank" as the echo speakers in the development department Lab 126 is built, where among others also with a house robot, "Project Vesta", one works, so the informant to "Bloomberg".
Moreover, according to the initiate, an update for the Fire TV stick, the slimmed-down version of the Fire TV box, in the wings. There is no concrete information yet, but the software should be given a general overhaul.
The competition is worried
With the announcement of a possible introduction of "Frank" Amazon also has the competition TiVo wachgerttelt. On the American market, TiVo is the leading supplier of HDD set-top boxes. The share of the competitor subsequently had a price shift.
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