Harman Kardon today released new details about the Harman Kardon Invoke, the previously announced voice-activated speaker featuring Cortana.
The Harman Kardon Invoke speaker combines the rich sound that Harman Kardon is known for with your personal digital assistant, Cortana, in a stylish speaker for the home.
In addition to premium 360 sound, at the heart of Invoke is Cortana. With Cortana on the Invoke speaker, you can play your favorite music, manage calendars and activities, set reminders, check traffic, and deliver the latest news and much more. It has Skype integrated and you can also voice control your compatible smart home devices to do things like turn out the lights or control the temperature.
This device is available in the US only. Cortana voice activation works with select music services and home automation providers. Set up requires Cortana app for Windows 10 PC or phone (with the Windows 10 Creators Update), Android or iPhone (requires Android version 4.1.2 or higher, or iPhone 4 with iOS 8.0 or higher).