Published On: Wed, Oct 4th, 2017

Sonos announces Alexa-controlled wireless speakers

Alexa is strictly a initial voice partner to be accessible on Sonos, a pierce that turns a wireless orator product into a voice-controlled sound system.

Originally announced a year ago, Sonos has been operative “day and night” with Amazon to exercise a features.

Alexa on Sonos will be accessible as a beta program refurbish today. You will be means to control your speakers regulating Amazon Alexa-compatible inclination including a Echo and a Dot.

The refurbish will be accessible in a US, UK, and Germany.

Sonos CEO Patrick Spence calls this new height a “Sonic Internet” and complained of “default speakers” in entry-level inclination that didn’t work seamlessly with Alexa and any other.

“Music is one of a many used facilities with Alexa,” pronounced Tom Taylor, SVP, Amazon Alexa, in New York today. The new Sonos formation allows we to ask Alexa to “play a new Killers song” and Alexa will find it.

Sonos now supports 80 song services and works together with Spotify and now Alexa. Further, a association is partnering with home CE providers like Crestron, Logitech, and Smartthings to supplement opposite communication elements to a Sonos experience. In 2018 a association skeleton to open a Sonos API to developers and currently they also announced a “Works With Sonos” badge to concede outward vendors to bond with a in-home devices.

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