Alexa is finally arriving on Sonos speakers in a brand new public beta!
Sonos has introduced new public beta tool update that may transform to be had as of late will finally deliver the long-awaited Alexa voice controls at the side of it. The function has been in checking out in non-public beta till this level however will paintings on all current-generation Sonos speakers.
You're going to want an Amazon Echo, Echo Dot, or some other Alexa-powered instrument in order for this to paintings. There can be an Alexa talent that you're going to have to permit via your Alexa app. The firmware update and Alexa talent will have to be to be had in a while. Tidal, iHeart, Audible, Pandora and different streaming services and products can be including direct controls for the integration, and AirPlay 2 will make its manner to Sonos in the longer term.
Sonos additionally introduced that its platform can be utterly open in 2018, that includes a "Works with Sonos" machine to permit any individual to upload their carrier to the Sonos revel in.