LiveOne Launches Android Automotive App Expanding Its Music And Podcasting Services To Reach Next Generation Connected Vehicles

2 December 2021

LiveOne , a global platform for livestream and on-demand audio, video and podcast/vodcast content in music, comedy and pop culture, and owner of LiveXLive, PodcastOne, Slacker Radio, React Presents, Gramophone Media, Palm Beach Records and Custom Personalization Solutions, announced today the launch of LiveXLive on Google's Android Automotive platform. LiveOne's patented technologies and award-winning music and podcast services are now available for download in-dash from Google Play as a native Android Automotive application. 

"This launch will bring LiveOne into the car with a seamlessly integrated in-car user experience without the need for your mobile device," said Dermot McCormack, President of LiveOne. "In car entertainment is going through a revolution and this development enables us to reach all of the current and upcoming Google Automotive Services (GAS) vehicles, allowing consumers to enjoy a library of over 30 million songs, original and exclusive content, including over 500 curated audio stations, 235 podcasts/vodcasts such as The Adam Carolla Show, Off the Vine with Kaitlyn Bristowe, LADYGANG, Uncut with Jay Cutler and more, and livestreams from festivals and concerts. We couldn't be more excited to launch LiveXLive as a native app with Google and be part of a transformative platform like Android Automotive."

Android Automotive is a full-stack, open source, highly customizable software platform powering the vehicle's numerous safety, environmental, and infotainment systems, enabling implementers to differentiate and tailor the content experience specific to a brand's identity. Android Automotive continues to see wide adoption from virtually all the major automotive OEMs including Ford, GMC, Dodge, Chrysler, Volvo, Polestar, Ford, Lincoln, Chevrolet, Nissan, Volkswagen, Mitsubishi, and others.     

LiveOne solutions have and continue to power premiere music applications from innovative partners such as Samsung, AoL, Harman, Tesla, and others.

About LiveOne, Inc.
Headquartered in Los Angeles, California, LiveOne, Inc. (NASDAQ: LVO) (the "Company") is a global talent-first, interactive music, sports, and entertainment subscription platform delivering premium content and livestreams from the world's top artists. The Company has streamed over 1,800 artists since January 2020, has a library featuring close to 30 million songs, 500 expertly curated radio stations, 235 podcasts/vodcasts, hundreds of pay-per-views, personalized merchandise, released music-related NFTs, and has created a valuable connection between brands, fans, and bands. The Company's other major wholly-owned subsidiaries are LiveXLive, PPVOne, Slacker Radio, React Presents, Gramophone Media, Palm Beach Records, Custom Personalization Solutions, and PodcastOne which generates more than 2.48 billion downloads per year and 300+ episodes distributed per week across a stable of hundreds of top podcasts. The combination of acquisitions and the expansion of products and franchises have secured LiveOne as a top-rated music, entertainment, and media services company. LiveXLive is available on iOS, Android, Roku, Apple TV, and Amazon Fire, and through OTT, STIRR, Sling, and XUMO, in addition to its app, online website, and social channels. For more information, visit www.livexlive.com and follow us on Facebook, Instagram, TikTok, and Twitter at @livexlive.

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