Jaguar Land Rover has announced a unique collaboration with Spotify, the world’s most popular music streaming service, to offer an app with readily available ‘music for every moment’ radio and personalised playlists based on users’ tastes and in-car listening habits.
Spotify, which launches this month in Jaguar Land Rover’s InControl Apps library, delivers the best in-car Spotify experience. It mirrors the Spotify interface users will recognise from their smartphone with touch and swipe gestures to navigate content.
Tapping into Spotify’s ‘deep learning’ which recognises listening habits, users can access personalised ‘Just for You’ playlists containing recommended tracks in the car, saving time scrolling through music on the move.
Drivers in low-signal areas don’t need to worry, as Spotify’s ‘Offline Mode’ will display downloaded content despite poor internet connection.
Spotify for Jaguar Land Rover is the result of a year’s worth of collaborative development between the two companies. The design teams set out to create a familiar and immersive experience designed for use in-car. Users can swipe horizontally to scroll through menus, which display rich album artwork tiles, all of which minimise distraction while driving.
InControl Apps subscribers can download Spotify from the Apple App Store if it’s not already on their device. Once downloaded, the app will automatically show up on the vehicle touch screen when the smartphone is connected. Users do not need a premium subscription to access Spotify via InControl Apps. Users do not need a premium subscription to access Spotify via InControl Apps.