It will be released in January
Sonos and Ikea have announced a smart floor lamp with a built-in speaker called Symfonisk. This is a multifunctional and stylish device that combines a lighting system and a sound device.
In technical terms, this is an ordinary floor lamp, the lampshade of which was installed directly on the column. It can be used alone or as a rear home theater speaker.
There are control buttons on the body of the device. In addition, the Symfonisk floor lamp is compatible with IKEA’s proprietary smart home gateway. This will allow it to connect to other gadgets using the Matter protocol. There is also support for AirPlay 2.
The novelty will go on sale in January 2023 for $260. Different lampshades will be available, but it’s not yet clear how many are planned.