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UE wireless speakers ups the ante with Siri & Google voice integration

23 Jun 2016

Ultimate Ears users are in for a treat with new voice integrations with Siri and Google Now.

The voice integration means users can ‘say it to play it’ – a feature that enables UE users to play a song on UE BOOM 2 and UE MEGABOOM speakers via a voice request.

“The new push-to-talk feature brings even more convenience to UE’s award winning on-the-go Bluetooth speakers,” the company says in a statement.

This latest integration amps up the possibilities of where you can take your music and how easily you can access it all.

“Music lovers can now truly stay in the moment, playing their favorite song from the middle of the pool or even while diving off a cliff with their UE speaker in hand,” explains Charlotte Johs, general manager of Ultimate Ears.

“No matter how wet, muddy or wild the situation, with Siri and Google Now voice integration on UE BOOM 2 and UE MEGABOOM, fans no longer need to pick up their phone to play DJ. Now, they can just say it to play it,” she says.

Users can play music with a push of the Bluetooth button and a voice command.

Pricing and Availability

Siri and Google Now voice integration is available on UE BOOM 2 ($329.00) and UE MEGABOOM ($429.90) through the free UE BOOM and UE MEGABOOM apps. The app enhancement is available through the iOS and Android app stores on June 21.

Speakers are sold separately. For more information, please visit www.ultimateears.com/en.nz.

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