Ultimate Ears adds Google Now- and Siri support to Bluetooth speakers




Ultimate Ears has a software update for its tree 2 and Megaboom released that causes the bluetooth speakers can handle the voice assistant from Apple and Google. However, still needs to be combined with a smartphone or tablet to speakers.

Users can update run through the UE app on their smartphone. Next, operate the Boom 2 and Megaboom Google Now or Siri by pressing the Bluetooth button and speaking a command. It is for example possible to call the following number to choose another playlist or to start an application that is compatible with the speakers.

Apple and Google voice assistants themselves are not integrated in the hardware of Ultimate Ears. Pronounced commands are sent to the smart phone or tablet which needs to be linked to the bluetooth speaker.

Both UE-speakers are sealed against water; the benefit of support for Siri and Google Now is therefore particularly users by the pool or on the beach can offer protected their smartphones. Also, the functionality makes it possible to unlock the smart phone without operating the music.


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