NEW YORK, Nov. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ – Grooveshark, the world’s most comprehensive on-demand music service, and Livio Radio, developers of Internet radio devices and accessories, today announced the arrival of The Grooveshark Car Kit by Livio. “The Grooveshark Kit,” marks the popular music service’s first in-car app integration and Livio Radio’s first partner to Livio Connect their app to specific technology.
“Sam has a clear vision for getting Grooveshark into the vehicle, and I’m proud that our Detroit technology is powering the solution,” said Jake Sigal, Livio Radio Founder and CEO. “We are happy that Grooveshark is the first third party application partner to Livio Connect into the car with The Grooveshark Car Kit by Livio.”
The Grooveshark Kit, previewed at the 2011 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, is a plug-and-play gadget that brings Grooveshark and music from your Android® phone to any FM car stereo. The Kit also offers Bluetooth hands-free calling, USB charging and buttons to safely control the Grooveshark application.
“This is our first Grooveshark branded device and we can’t wait to help our users get our service in the car,” Grooveshark CEO, Sam Tarantino said. “With the help of Livio Connect, we expect this to be the first of many other places our users can access Grooveshark in the future.”
Android smartphone users can download the Grooveshark app for free at http://m.grooveshark.com, and a free three-month trial of Grooveshark Anywhere is included with Kit purchase. For more information on The Grooveshark Kit by Livio and to pre-order, consumers can visit http://www.livioradio.com/grooveshark.