Sonos shifts to voice control technology

Citing changes in the music industry, the head of home-audio maker Sonos announced on Thursday that the company is in the process of laying off an undisclosed number of employees as it shifts its focus toward voice control technology.

It will be “doubling down” on music streaming, while “committing significant resources” toward voice controlled technology akin to Amazon Echo, “the first product to really showcase the power of voice control in the home,”.

Read more: https://www.bostonglobe.com/business/2016/03/10/sonos-laying-off-workers-shifts-voice-control-tech/sfidU1jXVscvEfxjM1YKVI/story.html

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