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Harman Kardon unveils Cortana-powered smart speaker

Tuesday 9 May 2017 | 15:22 CET | News
Samsung-owned consumer electronics maker Harman Kardon has revealed that it is working with Microsoft on a voice-activated speaker to rival Amazon's Echo and Alphabet's Google Home devices. The speaker will be called Invoke and will use Microsoft's Cortana digital assistant to take commands, play music, manage calendars and activities, set reminders, check traffic and connect with smart home devices to do things like turn out the lights or control the temperature. Above all, Harman said the Invoke will offer full integration with Microsoft's Skype VoIP service, a feature the rival devices

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