Radio strives to regain the digital dashboard

11.10.2021 - Xperi Corporation WorldDAB Member

Xperi's Joe D'Angelo warned the top three global companies fighting aggressively to get into the dashboard with their audio services are Apple Music, Google and Amazon Music, with combined users of over 2 billion. “They are doing well in the car because they have strong value propositions. Once a car manufacturer puts in one of these services they know they don’t have to worry about the technology because the developers will service and upgrade them continually, and they will always work,” said D’Angelo. He outlined what Xperi are doing to get radio back into a prominent position in the digital dashboard, working with car companies to ensure that radio is integrated into the dashboard with Android and Google systems, with the intent of giving radio a level playing field with the other services that are moving into the dash.

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