Spotify’s in-car music player likely to go on sale this year


Spotify to reportedly launch its in-car music player this year

Rumors about well-known music streaming service Spotify launching its personal music {hardware} has been doing the rounds for fairly a while now. Now, in accordance to a new report from The Financial Times, Spotify is all set to formally launch its in-car music player for round $100 later this year.

Spotify customers will probably be in a position to management the in-car player by pairing it to the automotive’s sound system through Bluetooth. The gadget can be stated to help voice instructions and has preset {hardware} buttons.

“Spotify’s device will sync to car stereos via Bluetooth connection, as well as preset buttons that correspond to Spotify playlists, according to people briefed on the plans,” notes the Financial Times. “The device would also allow people to control the player by voice, these people said.”

The voice management will probably be made attainable through the corporate’s personal in-house “Spotify Voice” system. This will allow drivers and passengers to summon audio within the automotive with out taking their eyes off the street. Further, the preset buttons will reportedly present one-push entry to favourite albums or playlists.

Spotify has been working with Flex, an electronics producer, to develop the gadget. Both Spotify and Flex declined to remark.

By launching its personal in-car music player, Spotify is wanting to achieve independence from Apple’s CarPlay, Google’s Assistant and Android Auto, and Amazon’s Alexa and as a substitute compete for in-car dominance.

Recently, Spotify had launched a simplified Car View mode for its Android app that permits customers to management music whereas driving. This mode will get robotically activated when the app detects the automobile’s Bluetooth connection.


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