What is a connected speaker

Sonos founder and chief executive John MacFarlane on competition from the likes of Denon, Yamaha and B&O:

When I asked MacFarlane what he thought about the barrage of connected speakers coming out from all the old school audio brands, he pointed out that the success of these connected speakers is not in how they look or sound, but at the end in how they connect to the network and to the services that define the product’s design.

from my piece, The utopian invisibility of design and connectivity

A letter from Om

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