Bang & Olufsen adopts Google Assistant and Siri, adopts Apple Airplay 2 multiroom

posted on Wednesday, 10th January 2018 by Steve May

Home automation  Voice Control  Multi-room 

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Bang & Olufsen has announced partnerships with Apple and Google, to bring "greater user interaction" with Bang & Olufsen sound systems. Recognising the shift to music streaming, the brand is activating voice control, using either the Google Assistant or Siri from Apple. It says it is now “conceptually working” on fitting Google Assistant into its products.

Apple AirPlay 2 for multiroom use is also incoming, joining voice operation via Siri on iPhone, Apple TV and HomePod. It says it will have10 products to update with the technology.

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“At Bang & Olufsen we not only explore new standards of high-end sound and picture from a technological aspect, we also engage in extensive field work to understand how people live with technology. Our vision is to combine inner performance with outer beauty in a product that fits naturally into relevant contexts of the home and the life of real people”, explains John Mollanger, CEO at B&O PLAY.

Steve May

Inside CI Editor Steve May is a freelance technology specialist who also writes for T3TechRadarHome Cinema Choice, Trusted Reviews and The Luxe Review.

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