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Alexa-Enabled Speaker Now Available for $49.99

Today FABRIQ is unveiled, the first Alexa-enabled device, all-in-one speaker, immediately available to consumers on Amazon.com for $49.99. This portable speaker breaks the boundaries of technology, style and control by giving more people access to smart tech and voice-enabled functionality, complete with dual Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity and unique fabric designs.

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Earl Grey, Jack Plaid, Splat (Photo: Business Wire)

Earl Grey, Jack Plaid, Splat (Photo: Business Wire)

With high quality sound, FABRIQ can be used as a stand-alone speaker or paired with other FABRIQ speakers throughout your home for the ultimate surround sound experience. FABRIQ is controlled via the FABRIQ app, available on Apple’s iTunes store and Google Play, and at such an affordable price, it is a fantastic alternative to expensive Wi-Fi speakers and sound systems.

FABRIQ is a Wi-Fi and Bluetooth speaker giving consumers a gateway to the smart home via Amazon’s Alexa technology. As popularity of the Alexa platform and skills functionality increases, so too will FABRIQ’s full array of “neat tricks” such as calling an Uber or controlling smart devices both in and outside the home.

“We wanted to introduce an affordable speaker that allows consumers to express themselves while providing them access to Alexa’s amazing capabilities,” said Jordon Sansom, Director of Marketing, FABRIQ. “But creating FABRIQ wasn’t just about bringing a new product to the marketplace. Our years of experience in the home audio industry and our exclusive distribution network and supply chain partnerships have enabled us to deliver an incredible smart speaker at an even smarter price.”

FABRIQ is currently available in three unique styles that give consumers the ability to express themselves with different colors and fabrics. Styles include: Jack Plaid, Earl Grey, and Splat.

Product specs:

  • Maximum Sound Level: 92dBA, Frequency Range: 60Hz - 18kHz; A 2” precision active driver and a 2” passive radiator combined with 5W of power to fill your room with rich sound
  • Compact size: 3.15” x 3.15” x 3.15” and 10.6oz
  • Rechargeable battery with up to five hours of life
  • Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity
  • Amazon Alexa features
  • Compatible with both iOS and Android

“We are starting to see more and more consumers put Alexa at the center of their homes and we’ll start to see the magic of what an Alexa-powered smart home can do,” said Sansom. “There is no doubt the Alexa technology is powerful and will change the way we live. With the launch of FABRIQ, I’d like to think we’re accelerating the widespread adoption of the smart home. We are excited to be part of a future where we deliver a high quality, affordable gateway into the smart home and will continue to develop and launch products with this model.”

FABRIQ can be purchased today by visiting: www.thefabriq.com or www.amazon.com.

More information about FABRIQ can be found at: www.thefabriq.com.

About FABRIQ
FABRIQ is a Toronto based company committed to delivering high quality, affordable gateways into the smart home. FABRIQ is designed to allow consumers to express their individualism while providing access to Alexa’s amazing capabilities, helping accelerate voice control in the home. The FABRIQ team has years of experience designing and developing products for the home audio industry and we will continue to deliver products that provide affordable access into the ever growing smart home.

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