It’s a car thing.
That’s the name of Spotify’s first voice-controlled plug-in smart device: Car Thing. In a blog post Friday, the music streaming company said the device would play music and podcasts for a “small group” of invited Spotify Premium users in the U.S.
Spotify said it could also be joined by devices called Voice Thing and Home Thing. A company spokesperson wouldn’t elaborate beyond the blog post.
But The Verge found that the device will play through Bluetooth and plug into the car’s cigarette lighter socket. You say, “Hey, Spotify” to activate the device, which is connected to your account. Read more…