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Ikea and Sonos team up to create a high-fidelity speaker that’s also a lamp

Symfonisk is part of Ikea’s foray into smart-home products.

Ikea and Sonos team up to create a high-fidelity speaker that’s also a lamp
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In April 2019, Ikea and Sonos launched their highly anticipated Symfonisk collaboration, which includes a silver-colored lamp with a bulbous, fabric-covered speaker as its base. Part of Ikea’s foray into smart-home products (which, in addition to Symfonisk, includes other digitally controlled lighting as well as wireless chargers), the lamp helps Sonos technology blend easily into any room—at an affordable price of $179.

A version of this article appeared in the October 2019 issue of Fast Company magazine.

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Katharine Schwab is the deputy editor of Fast Company's technology section. Email her at kschwab@fastcompany.com and follow her on Twitter @kschwabable

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