Sonos debuts its voice assistant and new speakers

Sonos debuts its voice assistant and new speakers
Sonos debuts its voice assistant and new speakers

Just a few days after it was leaked in specialized media that the audio company Sonos was working on its own voice assistant, the launch of Sonos Voice Control has been officially confirmed from June 1 in the United States . Also, new speaker models, Ray and Roam, have been announced.

With the intention of expanding the comforts of users, the firm continues to expand its catalog of portable and home theater speakers to offer new ways to listen to the content they love, while its assistant will be updated through software in all Recent brand products to simplify control through voice commands. Let’s learn a little more about what these announcements are about.

Sonos Voice Control

As far as your new voice assistant is concerned, now it will only be necessary to say out loud “Hey, Sonos” and the desired command to carry out multiple actions such as controlling music playback and speakers in any room, moving music from one place to another throughout the house, indicate which songs they like and save favorites in a personal music library, among many other possibilities.

Sonos Voice Control will work with all Sonos voice-controlled speakers and will process requests on the device itself , meaning users’ privacy is protected as no audio transcription is involved and what you say is not recorded. towards the cloud.

This service will initially be compatible with the streaming services Sonos Radio, Apple Music, Amazon Music, Deezer and Pandora , while in the United States the voice will be provided by the famous actor Giancarlo Esposito, best known for his roles in Breaking Bad, Better Call Saul and The Mandalorian. There are no details on when it will arrive in other international territories.

Sonos Ray and Sonos Roam

Sonos Ray is the brand’s latest soundbar

For the manufacturer’s new audio devices, Sonos Ray has been presented, a compact soundbar that promises more power than one might imagine at first glance , as well as new color variants for Sonos Roam, one of the smallest versions with Bluetooth in stores.

Sonos Ray will be available worldwide from June 7 for a price of 299 euros with advanced audio improvements , such as advanced processing that positions each element correctly in the room for a more immersive experience, or the new system Bass Reflex that is responsible for generating perfectly balanced bass.

For the Sonos Roam , there are three new colors: Olive (olive), Wave (wave) and Sunset (sunset). These are inspired by the elements of nature, the sunset sky, and life outdoors, while maintaining their compact design with support for wireless connectivity via Wi-Fi or Bluetooth, waterproof capability, and offering autonomy for take them with you outside the house. Its official price is 199 euros.