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I see there are a few other posts on this but none really capture the issue to me, so forgive me but I'm starting a new topic: We just moved from WMC to Emby in total (after running both in parallel for a couple years - we did this about 3 weeks ago). We went all-Chromecast at the same time. It is the inexpensive way to make all-TVs act the same (we have 3 in the home and 1 in a vacation cabin) without having to be all-Samsung or all-Whatever Smart TV. One of the TVs is 15 years old but has a great 720p picture, so you can see the advantage in going Chromecast. (By the way, Emby works much better after jettisoning ServerWMC) As you all probably know, once you start a program you can voice control the Chromecasts for pausing, skipping, rewinding, etc. It works great. Skipping commercials with "Hey Google, skip 3 minutes" is kind of a revelation and works well with Emby - either from recorded TV or Live TV that you've paused or any other content. What we are missing is Emby as a Google Video Service. (In Google Home under Settings | Services | Video) As I write this there are 7 providers that do this, including Netflix, Hulu, CBS, Starz, (YouTube of course) and some lesser names. Those services get full voice control without the "Talk to..." preface, work seamlessly with Chromecasts and as they are paid services they certainly are dealing with authentication. If possible, this is a killer solution for full voice control that would make Emby just about perfect. I believe that this would also handle music streaming from Emby. So that's my feature request. By the way, I can wax on about how great Emby is when we travel. We take a Chromecast with us and for example, we were in France last year and watched a Packers game from an AirBnb in Paris via Emby on the TV. Thanks for listening and great job on the steadily improving platform.
schmitty posted a topic in Feature RequestsHi Emby team, I would like to request that Kinect and Cortana voice commands be added to Emby Theatre for Xbox One and Windows 10 (UWP).