Verizon Offers Music-Streaming Device for Car Stereos
The Venturi Mini is a link between your cell phone and car stereo, allowing you to stream music directly from your phone. The Mini connects to your phone via stereo Bluetooth and to your car stereo with its built-in FM transmitter. Once paired, your music will flow from your phone to the Mini and then to the car stereo. It plugs into 12 volt outlets, has a built-in noise filtering microphone, and will turn your car stereo into a hands-free speakerphone. It costs $129.
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T-Mobile's SyncUP Drive Creates In-Car Hotspot
T-Mobile today introduced the SyncUP Drive, a plug-in device for cars that provides connectivity as well as safety and analytics tools. The SyncUP Drive plugs into most cars' OBD-II port and can be used to generate an in-car, rolling hotspot for keeping WiFi devices connected through T-Mobile's LTE network.
ZTE Mobley Hotspot Plugs Into Car Data Port
AT&T today announced the ZTE Mobley, a mobile hotspot for cars that connects via the OBD-II port. The Mobley is compatible with most cars model year 1996 and later and turns on automatically whenever the car is on.
Android Auto Hits the Play Store for Lollipop Phones
Google today made Android Auto, its platform for connecting to car-based infotainment systems, available as an app in the Play Store. With the app and compatible car, Android smartphone owners will be able to access navigation, calls and messaging, Google Search, and their music through the car's screen rather than their phone.
potentially silly question....
Already been done... (music has anyway)
Its nice to see the phone functions also built into the device but the static would get on my last nerves.
Anywho... these devices have already been made at more than half the cost. Just buy an FM modulator that works with any MP3/CD players and get they headset adapter at your local RadioShack. The best way to connect your cellphone to your car stereo is to just have a BT enabled stereo, plain and simple.
Also, the Fusiq or Musiq ...
FM is an analog technology - and a very good one at that - which means it is capable of perfect sound in perfect conditions. F...
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