Amazon hosts multiple events each year, with each one typically designed to cater to different consumers. For example, next week is the company’s Prime Day which will see prices reduced on a number of products, including the company’s existing hardware products.
For those more interested in the very newest Fire TV advancements, it now looks as though the company has earmarked a September event to showcase its latest players and software upgrades.
According to David Limp, SVP, Devices & Services at Amazon, “The Devices & Services team has already had a very busy year, and now that Amazon’s HQ2 is officially open, it only feels right to gather there in a few months to share a bit more of what we’ve been working on.” As the brief LinkedIn post goes on to confirm, “Mark your calendar for 9/20 for some news from us!”
Amazon usually unveils the latest versions of select streaming players and devices around this time of the year. For example, last September saw the introduction of its “most powerful Fire TV streaming player ever,” the third-generation Fire TV Cube.
The same event also saw the unveiling of the company’s new Fire TV Omni QLED Series. The big selling point with these TVs is that they feature Ambient Experience sensors, allowing them to sense when someone enters the room.
Considering these specific models were only updated last year, it seems unlikely new versions will arrive this year. However, those interested in the Fire TV ecosystem can probably expect some updates to the company’s player and TV lineups.
As seemingly confirmed by Limp, this year’s Devices and Services event will also be the first to be held at Amazon’s second headquarters in Arlington, Virginia.