Google-owned navigation app Waze and Spotify are working collectively that will help you rock out whereas preserving your eyes on the street.
Now you can get instructions and hearth up your music with out switching screens. No extra looking for an deal with in Waze, firing up instructions, switching to Spotify to pump the jams, then switching again to Waze to get going.
Beginning immediately, Android customers will be capable of begin navigating with Waze from inside Spotify, or entry their Spotify playlists from inside Waze.
The function is rolling out now to Android customers, and will attain everybody inside the subsequent few weeks. As soon as it is arrange, your music will play robotically when your journey begins, or you’ll be able to browse your playlists when your automobile is at a whole cease. The function additionally helps you to swap between apps with a single click on.
In the meantime, Waze final fall partnered with Inrix, a linked automobile and motion analytics firm, to improve the app’s parking suggestions. Waze additionally final yr teamed up with an organization referred to as Bluvision to put in battery-operated, low-energy microcontrollers in tunnels to maintain individuals linked when passing by way of. Waze stated the transfer made it the primary navigation app that may precisely route drivers, in actual time, as they navigate by way of sure tunnels.
For the uninitiated, Waze makes use of peer-sourced info to take drivers on probably the most environment friendly route, bypassing site visitors and different obstacles. Google acquired Waze in 2013 for greater than $1 billion.
Your Spotify playlists are additionally available via Uber for these drivers/automobiles which have it activated.