Polk will have the first sound bar to support Alexa multiroom

CNET | 1/15/2019 | Ty Pendlebury
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Watch out Sonos: Polk says its Command Bar will be the first third-party sound bar to support Amazon's multiroom music (MRM) ecosystem.

Amazon announced at a press event back in September that third-party speakers, such as Polk, would soon get MRM capability. As far as we can tell at CNET, the Command Bar is the first such non-Amazon speaker, period -- sound bar or otherwise. We've asked Amazon for confirmation and will update this article if we receive a reply.

Software - Update - Command - Bar - Tuesday

A software update for the Command Bar, rolling out Tuesday, will let you group the sound bar with Amazon's Echo speakers for music throughout the house.

MRM lets you listen to music on one or more compatible speakers in a home at once -- aka "Party Mode." You can say something like "Alexa, play System of...
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