NEWS24 April 2017

Gracenote reaches 100m cars milestone

Automotive News North America

US – Nielsen-owned entertainment business Gracenote has now been featured in more than 100 million cars globally.

Gracenote’s data and technology has been adopted as drivers and passengers have looked for new ways to listen to music in their cars.

Gracenote now powers the infotainment experience for almost every car manufacturer on the planet, delivering music data and imagery so drivers can safely listen while driving.

Brian Hamilton, general manager of auto and music for Gracenote said: "Gracenote has transformed the in car listening experience for more than a decade and enabled new features like ‘hands-free’ voice commands for music search.

"With the arrival of connected cars, our data becomes even more critical for a safe and consistent way to browse, discover and experience music across terrestrial and satellite radio, as well as streaming music services."