JBL has announced three new products at IFA 2018, all with voice assistant Google Assistant. It is a soundbar, a speaker with a screen on board and headphones.
These are the new JBL products
Now the Google Assistant is being rolled out more and more, manufacturers are increasingly presenting products with the voice assistant on board. JBL is no stranger to that matter and now presents a soundbar, speaker with screen and headphones with the personal assistant. With your voice you send the different products to play music from services like Google Play Music, Spotify, Deezer, YouTube and many others.
The soundbar has Android TV. Searches can be done effortlessly by means of a voice command and the same applies to controlling your smart home products, such as your lamps. Furthermore, there are three HDMI ports and one HDMI-arc port. Chromecast is also integrated, because the soundbar therefore comes directly with TV platform Android TV. The JBL Link Bar costs 399 euros and the optional subwoofer 249 euros and are available in Europe in the spring of 2019.
The JBL Link View is a speaker with a large 8-inch high-definition touch screen on board, as well as a 5-megapixel front camera and natural sound quality, according to the manufacturer. Use your voice to effortlessly view photos, stream audio and video, make video calls with family and friends, ask questions and more. The JBL Link View is available for 299 euros and features Chromecast with multiroom playback, Dedicated passive radiator and HD audio streaming (24bit/96K).
The JBL Everest 710GA (over-ear) and 110GA (in-ear) premium wireless headphones combine the recognizable JBL sound with built-in Google Assistant. The JBL Everest GA headphones provide easy and quick help wherever and whenever you need it. Use the touch sensors on the side of the headphone to play music, send messages, make hands-free calls and manage your calendar. The JBL Everest 710GA is available for 249 euros and the 110GA for 99.99 euros.