Amazon to expand Fire TV’s voice search with support for Hulu Plus, Crackle, and Showtime

Amazon announced today that the voice search functionality in its Fire TV media streaming box would soon be expanded to include information from Hulu Plus, Crackle, and Showtime Anytime. Currently, Fire TV’s voice search only supports Amazon’s own content and music videos from Vevo. The company did not say exactly when the new sources would be added to the service, aside from indicating that it would arrive this summer.

The Fire TV’s voice search functionality is very impressive — we found it to be faster and more accurate than any other voice recognition service we’ve used. But being limited to just Amazon and Vevo content really held it back from being all that it could be. The new sources will help make Fire TV’s voice search more…

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