DISH delivers Hands-Free TV with the Google Assistant
"Since we first introduced voice control technology, we've seen our customers really embrace the hands-free TV experience," said
"We want to make it easy and fun for people to turn their living room into a smart entertainment center with the Assistant," said
Ask the Google Assistant for Hands-Free TV on DISH
Customers can ask the Assistant to set recordings, adjust volume and launch apps like Game Finder,
Below are examples of spoken commands you can ask the Assistant:
• "Turn on my Hopper"
• "Mute my Hopper"
• "Change the channel to ESPN"
• "Tune to channel 140"
• "Go to Food Network"
• "Show me Big Bang Theory"
• "Show me home improvement shows"
• "Record Game of Thrones on Hopper"
• "Show me Tom Hanks movies"
• "Play This is Us"
• "Play Top Gun on DISH"
• "Launch Netflix on Hopper"
• "Open Game Finder on Hopper"
• "Skip forward on Joey"
• "Rewind 30 seconds"
• "Pause" and "Resume"
Spanish-language support will be coming soon.
Setting up the Google Assistant on DISH
DISH customers with a broadband-connected Hopper DVR (all generations), Hopper Duo, Joey (all models) or Wally can use the Google Assistant to control their TV when paired with the Assistant on devices like Google Home, Android phones or iPhones. To set this up, users must download the Google Assistant app on a mobile device.
For more information about the Google Assistant on DISH set-top boxes, including possible commands and step-by-step set-up instructions, visit DISH's Google Assistant integration page.
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