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Tech & ScienceSonos is working on its first-ever Bluetooth speaker

16:10  10 august  2019
16:10  10 august  2019 Source:   msn.com

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But the first time ever , Sonos will support Bluetooth pairing, letting you play any audio from a Bluetooth -enabled device and ensuring that the speaker will work at times when Wi-Fi is unavailable. (The company has previously mocked the downsides of Bluetooth speakers in its advertising.)

But the first time ever , Sonos supports Bluetooth pairing, allowing you to play audio from a Bluetooth device and ensure that the speaker works The Bluetooth speaker represents a whole new product category for Sonos while the company continues to expand its product line through new first -party

Sonos is working on its first-ever Bluetooth speaker © Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge

One of two devices recently filed by Sonos with the FCC is a Bluetooth speaker, The Verge can confirm. In the filing for product model S17, Sonos directly states that it’s “a high-performance wireless speaker and part of the Sonos sound system. The device’s primary function will be for streaming with Wi-Fi, but also features Bluetooth audio streaming and Bluetooth Low Energy, used for simplified setup.” (Emphasis added by The Verge.) No other previous Sonos speaker has supported Bluetooth music playback, though the Sonos One includes BLE for the same reason of easier setup.

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In an FCC filing, the company describes it as a "high-performance" addition to its product lineup that supports both Wi-Fi and Bluetooth music streaming. https

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The product label for S17 features a curved blue line running across it, which could be a reference to the speaker’s unique functionality in the Sonos lineup.

A label for the Sonos Bluetooth speaker was included in a recent FCC filing.

The filing also mentions that this unannounced Sonos product includes USB-C and an ethernet jack. The latter is found on all of the company’s existing speakers.

Other Sonos speakers require Wi-Fi to play music, podcasts, audiobooks, and other content from popular streaming services. But the first time ever, Sonos will support Bluetooth pairing, letting you play any audio from a Bluetooth-enabled device and ensuring that the speaker will work at times when Wi-Fi is unavailable. (The company has previously mocked the downsides of Bluetooth speakers in its advertising.)

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So yes, the lack of Bluetooth is a glaring issue that I think we all would like to see resolved at some point. Really limits things in a big way, but I kind of So, we can take our tablets, with the Sonos app, and run the Sonos One speakers using a number of associated apps, like Spotify, iHeart, Amazon, etc.

Sonos expanded its line of wireless speakers Monday with the introduction of the Sonos Play: 1 , a pint-sized speaker capable of producing sound that This functionality will come to Sonos ' existing speakers via a software update on Monday, too. Room To Grow. “The mission of Sonos is to fill your

Sonos is working on its first-ever Bluetooth speaker

The Bluetooth speaker represents an entirely new product category for Sonos as the company continues to expand upon its product lineup through new first-party hardware and collaborations with other companies. Sonos recently partnered with Ikea on speakers that start as low as $99, and its technology has also made its way into high-end architectural speakers from Sonance.

On Thursday, Sonos sent out media invites for meetings later this month that will likely revolve around new products coming sometime this fall.

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