Alexa is lastly arriving on Sonos audio system in a brand new public beta!
Sonos has introduced new public beta software program replace that may change into obtainable right this moment will lastly carry the long-awaited Alexa voice controls together with it. The characteristic has been in testing in non-public beta till this level however will work on all current-generation Sonos audio system.
You’ll need an Amazon Echo, Echo Dot, or one other Alexa-powered machine to ensure that this to work. There shall be an Alexa talent that you’ll have to allow by means of your Alexa app. The firmware replace and Alexa talent must be obtainable shortly. Tidal, iHeart, Audible, Pandora and different streaming companies shall be including direct controls for the combination, and AirPlay 2 will make its option to Sonos sooner or later.
Sonos additionally introduced that its platform shall be utterly open in 2018, that includes a “Works with Sonos” system to allow anybody so as to add their service to the Sonos expertise.