TCL will sell the first Roku "smart soundbar"

12 Jan 2018 | Rasmus Larsen |

After its succes with Roku TVs, TCL will be the launch partner for the Roku ”smart soundbar” that offers Roku’s voice assistant.

Control your TV, music

Along with new Roku TVs, TCL has at CES announced the ’TCL Alto Smart Soundbar’. It comes hot on the heels of Roku’s announcement of a voice assistant, multiroom features, and a reference design for soundbars.

- ”TCL is also excited to introduce the Alto Smart Soundbar with Roku Entertainment Assistant. This new soundbar will make adding great sound to a TCL Roku TV a breeze. Plus, it will feature the new Roku Entertainment Assistant built-in, allowing for seamless voice control of Roku devices in the home. Launch podcasts, playlists, movies and TV shows from your favorite services with a simple voice command, the company said.

TCL Alto Smart Soundbar


The company explains that the soundbar will let you use Roku’s new voice assistant to control playback and find content on a Roku TV, even when the TV is turned off. It will also let you control music on the soundbar via your voice.

- ”The TCL Alto Smart Soundbar with Roku Entertainment Assistant will be compatible with any TV, but the experience will be even better when combined with TCL Roku TVs. By extending always-on voice and audio capabilities to the TV for more control and entertainment functionality, you'll enjoy a more immersive and convenient home theater,” TCL added.

The TCL Alto Smart Soundbar will be available in late 2018. Pricing details were not announced.



Share on:


Latest news

Sony 8K TV

Hands-on with Sony's 2019 8K and 4K TVs

18 Jan 2019 | Torben Rasmussen |
Bird Box

Netflix reports record subscriber growth, shares some viewership stats

18 Jan 2019 | Rasmus Larsen |
Grand Tour

Amazon claims 30 million Fire TV users, may have surpassed Roku

17 Jan 2019 | Rasmus Larsen |
Asus PA32UCX

Asus unveils first PC LCD monitor with miniLED backlight

17 Jan 2019 | Rasmus Larsen |
Sony Android TV

Android TV will soon get yet another redesign

16 Jan 2019 | Rasmus Larsen |
Netflix

Netflix is raising prices in the US

16 Jan 2019 | Rasmus Larsen |
Vizio 2019 Dolby Atmos

Vizio adds 2 more Dolby Atmos soundbars to line-up

16 Jan 2019 | Rasmus Larsen |
Robin Hood UHD BD

'Robin Hood' is first UHD BD disc to include both Dolby Vision & HDR10+

16 Jan 2019 | Rasmus Larsen |