Gracenote and Voxonic Team Up with Atlantic Records and Nissan to Demonstrate “CarStars” – First Prototype of Artist-Themed In-Car Entertainment System
LAS VEGAS, Nev. – CONSUMER ELECTRONICS SHOW — Jan. 7, 2009 —Life in the fast lane will never be the same once drivers experience the world’s first personalized automobile entertainment system – the result of a collaboration between Gracenote® and Voxonic with support from Atlantic Records and Nissan Motor Co.¬ ¬- being demonstrated this week at the 2009 Consumer Electronics Show (CES). Designed to create a dynamic user interface tailored to a driver’s specific tastes, the system, dubbed CarStars, provides an entirely new in-car entertainment experience using celebrity images and voices. For instance, coupe drivers can go hip hop with American King/Capital Records recording artist Mims calling out the tunes, while an SUV owner might opt for an R&B theme with Nick Ashford.
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