At CES 2018, a ton of consumer tech products are are coming out swinging for your wallets. From smart TVs to smartphones, we’ve seen it all. Now, ASUS is entering the smart speaker ecosystem with its newest offering called ASUS Lyra Voice.
Already awarded with an CES 2018 Innovation Award, according to Asus, the Lyra Voice is more than just an Alexa-powered smart speaker. It takes the cake for being a tri-band AC2200 mesh Wi-Fi device as well.
The Lyra Voice provides 802.11ac Wi-Fi as part of Asus’s mesh system. It can interact with other Lyra hubs and extend the wireless network. And yes, it also houses a microphone and stereo speakers to facilitate full Alexa support.
Along with the main hub, ASUS also unveiled the new Lyra Trio multi-hub mesh Wi-Fi system. It works with the main hub and extends the network. This triangular shaped device sports dual-band 3×3 MIMO. According to the company, it secures your smart devices with ‘always-on privacy protection.’
In the meantime, you can also check out another not-so-traditional router which the company has launched, it’s first Wi-Fi 802.11ax router.