DJ on Wheels: Uber Will Let You Stream Your Spotify Playlists within the Automotive

Spotify and Uber are teaming as much as let clients play DJ within the backseat when hitching a journey. Beginning Friday, clients of the journey-sharing service Uber in some cities will have the ability to stream their very own Spotify playlists via the automotive’s audio system.

"For Uber, it is the primary time we have personalised the expertise contained in the automotive. And for music lovers, that is nirvana," Uber CEO Travis Kalanick stated on a convention name saying the deal on Monday. Kalanick and Spotify CEO Daniel Ek declined to touch upon the phrases of the deal, however their responses to questions on the decision indicated the partnership is concerning the buyer expertise and sharing audiences quite than cash. "We’re each making an attempt to create elevated experiences," Ek stated. The function launches November 21 in 10 cities together with New York, San Francisco, Stockholm and Sydney.

A member of the press requested concerning the potential "pressure" for drivers who need to endure by way of riders’ music decisions, however Kalanick downplayed the priority. Uber drivers should choose in to permit the function of their automobiles, he stated, they usually’ll be capable of management the quantity. So no terrorizing your poor driver with earsplitting demise metallic.



- Julianne Pepitone
First revealed November 17 2014, eight:forty seven AM