Alexa Voice Controls Likely Coming To Sonos Smart Speakers

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Smart speaker manufacturer Sonos is likely working on adding Alexa voice controls to its line of Internet of Things-connected products, as suggested by the company’s announcement for the upcoming updates to its privacy statement. The fact that the Santa Barbara, California-based company plans to introduce Alexa skills to its smart speakers is nothing new: Sonos Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Patrick Spence said in February this year that the company intends to release a set of new smart speakers integrated with Alexa by the end of 2017, with further plans to bake the artificial intelligence (AI) assistant into its other products.

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Onkyo Receivers, Speakers And Home Theater System

Onkyo Receivers, Speakers And Home Theater System

115 Watts per channel high-current amplification system HDMI and HDCP 2.2 compliance for 4k Ultra HD entertainment HDMI up-conversion allowing for single-cable TV connection A rear-panel Streaming Box port that supplies power to media streaming sticks …
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Onkyo SKS-HT540 7.1 Channel Home Theater Speaker System
The 7.1-channel Onkyo SKS-HT540 speaker package is the perfect addition to your DVD player and home theater receiver. It features …

OEM Onkyo Remote Control Originally Shipped With: HTR494, HT-R494, HTS5800, HT-S5800, TXSR343, TX-SR343
This remote originally shipped with the following Onkyo Models: HTR494, HT-R494, HTS5800, HT-S5800, TXSR343, TX-SR343 If your Mode…

Yamaha Bluetooth Music Cast Audio & Video Component Receiver Black (YHT-4930UBL)
The Yamaha YHT-4930UBL home theater in a box supports Bluetooth for wireless music playback, 4K Ultra HD video with HDCP 2.2 compa…

Yamaha YHT-5920UBL MusicCast Home Theater in a Box
Wi-Fi, Wireless Direct and Bluetooth (AAC / SBC)High-resolution audio support (DSD / WAV / FLAC / AIFF / ALAC)Air Play, Pandora, S…

Xiaomi Mi TV 4: Ultra-Slim Frameless Smart TV With AI System And Lots Of Speakers For Under $2,000 [Video]

Xiaomi Mi TV 4: Ultra-Slim Frameless Smart TV With AI System And Lots Of Speakers For Under ,000 [Video]

First-time attendee to the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) Xiaomi presented an Ultra-Slim Xiaomi Mi TV 4 with a host of features that are drool worthy for under $ 2,000, but it will not be sold just yet in the US. (Photo : VCG/VCG via Getty Images) First …
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Prime Day speakers deal: £80 lets you annoy the neighbours with Logitech Z623

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Computer? Check. Monitor? Check. Decent mouse and keyboard? Check. Speakers? Ahh… If you're aurally compromised in your PC setup right now, there's a great offer on a Logitech 2.1 speaker system right now thanks to Amazon Prime Day.

The Logitech Z623 2.1 system for PC and Mac (or, actually, anything that accepts a 3.5mm connection) is down to just £79.99 today – that's a whopping 49% off the £156.64 RRP.

  • Logitech Z623 2.1 Speaker System – £79.99

And you don't have to already be an Amazon Prime member to take advantage of the offer, as you can get a free trial today to grab this and loa…
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Canon U.S.A. Empowers Public Speakers With its New Handheld Wireless Presenter

Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, today announced that the PR500-R Handheld Presenter will be joining the current lineup of easy-to-see Canon laser presenters. The new PR500-R is about two times more visible than a normal red laser1; helping business professionals, educators and public speakers to keep viewers engaged while making their big presentation.

This presenter, like others in the Canon presenter lineup, offers a simple and intuitive key layout designed to give the presenter full control of the slideshow without having to look at the device. The new PR500-R Handheld Presenter is also ergonomically designed to provide a comfortable hold in spite of the length of the presentation.

The PR500-R Handheld Presenter provides a battery level indicator when the power is turned on to help speakers maintain focus on the crowd while being alerted to critical battery levels. A green LED light lets speakers know the battery has a high charge. An orange LED light indicates the battery charge is getting low, a red LED light indicates that the charge on the battery is about to run out, and finally there will be….
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What to expect from this week’s Microsoft Build 2017: Cortana speakers and skills, more bots and Edge extensions, Windows 10 update, but no new Surface hardware (Tom Warren/The Verge)

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Tom Warren / The Verge:
What to expect from this week’s Microsoft Build 2017: Cortana speakers and skills, more bots and Edge extensions, Windows 10 update, but no new Surface hardware  —  Microsoft is hosting its annual Build developers conference in Seattle this year.  The first keynote kicks off on Wednesday …


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