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LG is Releasing Smart Speakers Which Will Handle Google Assistant and Alexa

LG will be revealing a cool new speaker built to support Google-Assistant at January’s CES show in Las Vegas. LG work with Google creating a speaker which LG is looking to be a voice-activated interface for their smart home appliances. The speaker will be able to be used with a ton of devices from several different manufacturers, including LG’s entire lineup of ThinQ products, which features everything from smart lamps to thermostats to refrigerators to washing machines. Basically anything that can be made “smart,” they’ve got it.

As of right now, the ThinQ speaker only runs with Google Assistant, but LG is looking to make it so that their products support other voice assistant software like Amazon Alexa as well.

The Verge

LG has also announced that they’ll be releasing an entire new line of audio products, including Bluetooth speakers and soundbars. In creating their new audio products, the company partnered with Meridian Audio. Together, the two companies have introduced a Dolby Atmos SK10Y soundbar, and portable PK series speakers which will feature “premium sound and mood lighting.”

In regards to the LG ThinQ speaker, no prices, specs, or availabilities have been announced, but we’re almost definitely gonna get more information at the CES show on January 9.

[via The Verge]

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