Sonos are planning speaker products with built-in Alexa technology from Amazon. It's currently in testing but allows anyone with an Echo or Dot to control their wireless music system with voice control.

When asked if a Sonos speaker with Alexa is coming, CEO Patrick Spence said: “Yes, there will be.” He's also imagined a future where customers use multiple voice systems.

Instead of just Alexa, you could use any voice assistant to control your Sonos speakers. He compared the idea to how Sonos already offers support for a multitude of competing music services. Sonos is even open to supporting Google Home, which offers the Google Assistant.

Amazons Alexa had a very strong showing at the recent Consumer Electronic Show (CES), Despite not having a stand themselves there were a slew of products featuring Alexa voice technology.  It looks like we can expect more home technology to feature Alexa control, which is a good thing, because we like Alexa.

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