Is This the First Android-Powered Car Stereo Unit?

Apparently so.  It’s called the Asteroid from a company called Parrot.

It’s not super powerful–it runs the ancient Donut release (Android 1.6)–but it is a true mini-computer in the dashboard.  But take away the amplifier and we already have much, much more powerful and sophisticated devices at our disposal.  They’re called “smart phones.”

Read more at The Tech Blog.

Parrot Asteroid


Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ 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 “Is This the First Android-Powered Car Stereo Unit?

  • January 10, 2014 at 6:46 am

    I didn’t know, what is the first Android-Powered Car Stereo Unit ?. Today i got exact answer in your post.



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