With the emergence of smartphones and technological advancements, our lives have digitally transformed. This rapid technological transformation has also made our homes smarter in various ways. For an instance, smart speakers have turned very popular in every household, which is now like a brain behind any smart home setup. It not only helps you play your favorite tune with your voice command, but also assists you to check the weather, set kitchen timers, control smart home devices. We present some of the popular and user-friendly smart speakers, which would assist you much smoothly.
It is one of the most innovative smart speakers that adapts to its location and delivers high-fidelity audio wherever it is playing. Together with Apple Music and Siri, it creates an entirely new way for you to discover and interact with music at home. And it can help you with everyday tasks — and control your smart home — all with just your voice. A six-microphone array, along with an internal bass-EQ microphone, analyzes and compensates for the effect of the room on the bass response, providing rich, consistent sound. And a powerful motor drives the diaphragm a remarkable 20 mm, so the bass shines through even when the volume is low. An Apple-designed A8 chip orchestrates all the remarkable audio innovations inside HomePod.
This smart speaker was first announced on October 4th 2017 and then released globally on October 24th in the same year. Developed by Sonos, the American consumer electronics firm the Sonos Controller app mainly controls and sets up the speaker, but can also connect other music services like Spotify, Amazon Music, Pandora Radio, and iHeart Radio through voice interaction. As with its predecessor, this speaker can link with SonosNet, a mesh network to play media for one, some or all speakers regardless of location. The speaker communicates with the companion app and music streaming services through Wi-Fi. Sonos One is backed by a pair of Class-D amplifiers and custom-built drivers, meticulously tuned for rich, room-filling sound. An illuminated LED indicator light ensures you always know when your speaker’s microphone is active or turned off. Sonos plays all the most popular streaming services, on-demand Internet radio, your favourite podcasts and audiobooks, your go-to collection of downloads—whatever you love to listen to.
This Google branded smart speaker was first announced in May 2016 and was launched in the US in 2016 following global launches throughout 2017 and 2018. It has its own virtual assistant software. A massive services, both in-house and third-party, are integrated, allowing users to listen to music, control playback of videos or photos, or receive news updates entirely by voice. You can get answers, play songs, tackle your day, enjoy your entertainment and control your smart home with just your voice. Users can also have personalized help with your schedule, reminders, news and more, whenever Google Home recognizes your voice. Multiple Google Home devices can be placed in different rooms in a home for synchronized playback of music. Examples of supported services include Google Play Music, Spotify and iHeartRadio for audio, Netflix, YouTube and Google Photos for videos and photos, Google Calendar and Google Keep for tasks, and CNN, CNBC, BBC and The Wall Street Journal for news updates. New services are integrated on an ongoing basis.