Sonos has announced Google Assistant is joining Amazon Alexa on its smart speakers from today but users can only choose one assistant per speaker.
Sonos Google’s voice system on its smart speakers in the United States today., and is in the process of rolling out firmware enabling
Sonos announced, but Sonos owners can now choose between either Amazon Alexa or Google Assistant. However they won’t be able to switch between them on the fly, and will have to choose one during setup.
Sonos users in Europe, Canada, and Australia will be able to download the update in July.
Both speakers have long supported Amazon’s Alexa and can be controlled from Siri on iOS devices via .
The speakers will support several Google actions from the start including Continued Conversation (where the mic waits for more instructions without saying the wake word) and Broadcast mode (or personal address mode). The company says that calling, voice match, purchases, interpreter mode and setting routines in the Google Home app will not be available at launch.
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