Yesterday details were revealed about the new Harman Kardon Invoke Cortana Speaker head of any official announcement by Harman. Now Harman has officially announced that the new Cortana speaker will be available during the fall of 2017.
To recap the voice-activated speaker which has been combined with Microsoft’s Cortana personal assistant has been created to provide “unparalleled sound and intelligence” in an “elegant designed” speaker.
The speaker is fitted with HARMAN’s SONIQUE far-field voice recognition technology and 360-degree adaptive technology which uses 7 microphones to listen for user input. Michael Mauser, President, Lifestyle Audio Division at HARMAN explains :
We’re excited to work with Microsoft to develop a premium speaker that will deliver an exceptional experience to every customer using 360-degree Harman Kardon sound and the intelligence of Cortana. Voice-enabled technology is the future; by teaming up with Microsoft, we’re delivering on our promise of elevating a connected life through smart technology, superior sound and the stunning design that is Harman Kardon’s hallmark.
Invoke brings together Harman Kardon’s audio heritage with Cortana by Microsoft, resulting in a beautifully designed speaker for the home. Crafted from premium materials, Invoke’s striking metallic speaker cabinet delivers power and projects sound at full 360-degrees, revealing every beautiful detail in your music.
Unfortunately, no details on pricing have been announced as yet, but a soon as Harman announces any further details we will keep you up-to-date as always. If you are interested in receiving more information about the Invoke jump over to the official Harman Kardon where you can register your interest.
Source: Harman Kardon