Yamaha are introducing a new Alexa skill for their multi-room system – MusicCast. Coming 2017!

Yamaha MusicCast hangs on Your Every Word: Amazon Alexa Voice Control for Multiroom system available in fall 2017

Yamaha makes it even more convenient to intuitively operate the multiroom system MusicCast: Thanks to Amazon Alexa, it will be possible to distribute music throughout the house using voice control. In the fall of 2017, Yamaha will release a firmware update for more than 40 products of the MusicCast lineup – from AV receivers to sound bars to streaming speakers. An Alexa skill that adds support for the MusicCast commands will simultaneously be made available.

Experience the synergy of Yamaha MusicCast and Amazon Alexa now

If you want to use Amazon Alexa in combination with your multiroom system now, you don’t have to wait until fall 2017: Since the Echo Dot offers a Bluetooth output, it can be easily paired with any MusicCast wireless speaker, sound bar or AV receiver. After that, the two devices can be connected by simply saying the magic words, “Alexa, connect.” The sound of the Echo Dot can then be played back through a single MusicCast device, or multiple devices can be linked using the MusicCast app.

To learn more about how MusicCast products can be used with Amazon Echo Dot, please visit https://uk.yamaha.com/en/products/contents/audio_visual/musiccast/alexa.html

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