AppRadioLIVE Aggregates Content and Servicesfor AppRadioMODEUsers
Pioneer GulfFZE(Subsidiary of Pioneer Corporation, Japan) - Pioneer continues to advance the connected car experience with the development and launch of AppRadioLive..Developed by Pioneer, AppRadioLIVE is a proprietary new app for users ofPioneer’sAppRadio Mode in-dash receivers. This new appaggregatescontent from popular music, events, traffic, weather and news sources through a new interactive user interface to provide seamless access to personalized information while in the vehicle. The AppRadioLIVE app is available for the latest iPhone® devicesand is compatible with all Pioneer receivers that supportAppRadioMode.
The AppRadioLive app developed with direct feedback from existing AppRadio Mode users is testament to Pioneer’s commitment to refresh the product lifecycle for our most valued customers,” saidMrMuralidhar Masala, Senior Manager, Product Planning & Marketing Department, Pioneer Gulf FZE.“Pioneer goes beyondto further enhance the driving experience with AppRadioLIVEgiving our drivers a seamless experience between the built-in aggregated content for a safer and more fun user experience.”
With the app running on a compatible iPhone connected to an AppRadio Mode in-dash receiver, users have access to various Pioneer partner services2directly on the Pioneer touchscreen. By combining these services into a single app, AppRadioLIVEeliminates the need to individually open differentapps to access content from partners such as Feedly®3, Stitcher®, Eventseeker®4,INRIX®3, Yelp® and more, greatly simplifying the user’s experience. The dynamic home screen ofAppRadioLIVEprovides an interactive interface divided into four quadrants consisting of maps, music, news information, and calendar events. By selecting one of the four quadrants, the driver can bring the necessary information into focus with a full screen view.
The AppRadioLIVE map feature also allows destinations to be exported directly into any of the user’s favorite AppRadio Mode compatible navigations apps, such as Waze, NavGate Drive or Navfree to obtain route and voice guidance.AppRadioLIVE’s map feature provides access to a map withINRIX®3 live traffic data including traffic flow and incidents information. AppRadioLIVE makes it easy to quickly obtain an estimated time of arrival (ETA) to various destinationssuch as home, work or a specified destination. Within the same interface, users can quickly find popular points of interest with reviews delivered from Yelp®3 and receive information about concerts and other nearby events delivered by Eventseeker®.
AppRadioLIVEprovides access to a variety ofaudio content from music to podcasts, andeven Internet radio. Usershave quick access and control over themusic stored on their iPhone deviceand also have access to streamed content through services like Stitcher®, offering more than 25,000 on demand radio shows and podcasts; Pioneer aggregated Internet Radio with access to several hundred pure play stations, sorted by genre; and Rdio®5, one of the largest music streaming services in the world with over 25 million songs available.
With Feedly®3,AppRadioLIVEuserscan stay up-to-date on the latest news topics that matter most to them. The serviceenablescustomizable RSS (Really Simple Syndication) news feeds to be read back using a high quality text-to-speech engine. Open Weather Map3 is also built-in giving users access toup-to-date 5-day weather forecasts for locations including their home, work, and destination when a route is set.
AppRadioLIVE keepsusers organized and informed byaccessing the users' iPhone calendar and Facebook events and delivering this information through a single, simple interface.Eventseeker®can also update the user’s calendar view with information about nearby activities such asconcerts, sporting events and more. AppRadioLIVEprovideusersthe ability to view all of their activities in chronological order or in a quick snapshot with a timeline view.
AppRadioLIVEis available for download from the iTunes app store. For more information, please visit www.pioneerappradiolive.com.