A Different Kind of Car Stereo

With research, development and interest in in-dash infotainment systems exploding, we’re going to see more new devices like this.

It’s the Parrot ASTEROID, a car stereo head unit powered by Android that ropes in what your smartphone can do via a dongle or Bluetooth.  And it interfaces with iPads, too.

It’s not available in Canada yet, but you can read more about it here.

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

One thought on “A Different Kind of Car Stereo

  • July 15, 2012 at 5:25 am

    Wow Alan, amazing device that I've been looking for without knowing it for a long time. The problem I though Sirius / XM was going to solve but didn't. Thanks very much for this post.


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