Slacker Adds Chrysler Group's Uconnect to Expanding List of Automotive Partners
LAS VEGAS, NV, Jan 07, 2013 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --
At today's 2013 International CES, Slacker, the most complete music
service, announced that Chrysler Group has joined the rapidly growing
list of leading auto makers that intends to integrate Slacker into
their in-car entertainment systems. Slacker gives Chrysler Group's
Uconnect system access to more than 350 expert-programmed stations,
news, talk and sports from ESPN and ABC, plus its extensive music
catalog. Feature availability and timing are not being disclosed.
"Slacker is excited to bring the most complete music service on earth
to Chrysler's Uconnect 8.4AN and 8.4A system," said Jonathan Sasse,
senior vice president of products and programming for Slacker.
"Slacker brings Chrysler owners anytime, anywhere access to millions
of songs, hundreds of expert-programmed stations and endless
customization with the latest news, sports and entertainment from
ESPN and ABC."
The new feature -- which accommodates updates -- integrates Slacker
with the vehicle's Uconnect Access system. Content is streamed
through the customer's existing smartphone data plan, leveraging the
high-quality sound systems featured in all Chrysler Group vehicles
equipped with Uconnect Access.
Content personalization is easy. Favorites can be identified using
Slacker's "Heart" button. And tunes that try a customer's patience
can be blocked using the "Ban" button.
Chrysler is the first in a series of major foreign and domestic auto
brand partnerships Slacker will announce in 2013. The announcement
follows recent partnerships with other automakers to bring the
Slacker service to some of the most popular vehicles in North
America. They join a suite of mobile devices and consumer electronics
products that feature Slacker.
About Slacker, Inc.
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earth. Whether it's the award-winning free Slacker Basic Radio, the
fully-loaded Slacker Radio Plus, or Slacker Premium offering
on-demand access to Slacker's music catalog, listeners enjoy a
unique, custom listening experience. Slacker enables music lovers to
play highly personalized music online at the Slacker web site, in
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