Heads up streamers, you can now use Siri Shortcuts with Stream Deck for iOS

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What you need to know

  • Elgato has just introduced Siri Shortcuts for Stream Deck Mobile on iOS.
  • Stream Deck Mobile lets you control your stream wirelessly, using your iPhone as a customizable Stream Deck.
  • Now, you can use Siri Shortcuts to give voice-activated commands whilst you stream.

Elgato has just announced Siri Shortcuts are now supported with its Stream Deck Mobile app for iOS.

Elgato confirmed the news on Twitter today saying:

Also introducing Siri Shortcuts for Stream Deck Mobile iOS.The Power of Stream Deck. Now hands-free.Available on Stream Deck Mobile for iOS today.

As you can see from the video, Siri Shortcuts will allow streamers to give Siri voice commands for different Stream Deck functions such as playing adverts, switching cameras, clipping video and ending the stream.

Elgato announced Stream Deck Mobile last year saying:

Stream Deck Mobile puts the full power of Stream Deck in the palm of your hand. With 15 virtual keys on your iPhone's screen, Stream Deck Mobile enables the full functionality of Stream Deck, now with a wireless connection. The app pairs easily by scanning a QR code within the Stream Deck software, syncing with all the actions that you've set up on the desktop app. Stream Deck Mobile is free to try from the Apple App Store, with the full version available for $2.99/month or $24.99/year.

Now iOS users who want to stream using Stream Deck Mobile can take full advantage of the "Hey Siri" function on their iPhone, allowing you to seamlessly control your stream without breaking stride as you play.

To use Elgato Stream Deck Mobile you need an iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch running iOs 12.2 or later. As mentioned the full version of the app is $2.99/month or $24.99/year.

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