Apple is rumored to be working on twoproducts — an Apple TV streaming device built into a speaker and a smart speaker with a screen — according to a Bloomberg report Monday.
While fans have been hoping for a, the new speaker would be a separate product — an “Apple TV set-top box with a HomePod speaker” that includes the Siri voice assistant and a video camera for conferencing from the couch, Bloomberg says, quoting an internal source.
The other device is supposed to be a “high-end” touchscreen speaker to compete with theand .
The market has seen products such as theand the that blend streaming, voice assistants and a speaker, but Apple’s speaker would go one step further by adding the camera, according to the report.
Though, the company hasn’t had the best track record when it comes to speaker products. The in favor of the , while 2007’s was discontinued after 18 months.
Apple did not immediately respond to CNET’s request for comment.