Sonos Announces Acquisition of Snips to Expand Voice Efforts
Sonos announced the acquisition of Snips, a French company that provides embedded voice assistants and interfaces for connected devices that run locally and offline. The acquisition adds a talented group of employees and strategic IP to Sonos. Following the company's presentation at CES 2019, Snips received a Best of Innovation Awards in the Embedded Technology category. Snips will enable Sonos to design speech-enabled devices that can operate offline and to market them faster without sacrificing its own brand identity.