Asus announced two new Lyra routers with the Alexa-equipped speaker at CES 2018 – Lyra Voice and Lyra Trio.
ASUS Lyra Voice
The ASUS Lyra Voice is a 2-in-1 802.11ac mesh Wi-Fi system with voice assistance. As a tri-band AC2200-class device, the ASUS Lyra Voice connects with other ASUS Lyra hubs to ensure there are no Wi-Fi dead zones.Housing stereo speakers and a microphone, you can now communicate and interact with Amazon Alexa. Alexa can be activated by voice commands and be used for actions such as playing music, checking the weather, listening to the news among others.
The system also integrates seamlessly with trigger and automation services such as IFTTT, making it easy to turn a traditional house into the connected smart home. Lyra Voice can be configured and controlled easily using the intuitive Lyra mobile app.
ASUS Lyra Trio
Lyra Trio is a stylish, dual-band, multi-hub mesh Wi-Fi system with unique antenna placement to deliver impeccable Wi-Fi to every corner of the home — banishing Wi-Fi dead zones. As for the ASUS Lyra Trio, it is a dual-band multi-hub Wi-Fi mesh system. It connects with the ASUS Lyra Voice to provide Wi-Fi coverage in every corner of your home. Featuring 3×3 MIMO technology, it provides seamless roaming Wi-Fi connectivity by connecting users to the best possible connection. It also comes with always-on privacy protection for all devices connected to the Lyra ecosystem.