There might be good news for owners of multiple Alexa speakers. Amazon has completed testing on a multiroom audio feature, according to a report by German blog Caschys.
"It will probably soon be possible to use the Echoes as multiroom speakers, the music is then synchronized on several loudspeakers," Caschys wrote Monday (read the translated blog post here). Reportedly, owners will be able to "group" Alexa speakers, too, so that multiple devices can listen and respond to a single command or question.
Whole-home playback is already available from the and Chromecast devices, so this would be a smart addition for Amazon's voice control speakers like the . It would also make Amazon's line more competitive with the and the upcoming .
Amazon did not immediately respond to CNET's request for comment.
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