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Navigation App Music Integration

YouTube Music Access Has Been Added into the Waze Navigation App

— August 22, 2019 — Tech
The Waze navigation app has integrated YouTube Music access into the platform. The YouTube Music access will allow users to control their music streaming within the Waze app. Users are now able to easily use the in-app playback controls to determine what music is played during a car trip. The new music integration will be available on both iOS as well as Android devices.

The new YouTube Music controls are currently being added to the navigation platform, and soon it will be live in all 50 markets that Waze operates in.

Waze has continued to prioritize music streaming controls to its platform. Clearly, the platform values in-car entertainment as something that can operate alongside conventional navigation. Notably, Waze previously added a built-in audio player for in-car music listening.


Image Credit: Google
Trend Themes
1. In-car Music Integration - The integration of YouTube Music into navigation apps like Waze presents an opportunity for seamless in-car music streaming during car trips.
2. App-driven Entertainment - The addition of music streaming controls within navigation apps reflects the growing trend of incorporating entertainment features into mobile applications.
3. Enhanced User Experience - Integrating YouTube Music access into the Waze navigation app improves the user experience by allowing for convenient control of music playback during car journeys.
Industry Implications
1. Music Streaming - Music streaming platforms can explore partnerships with navigation apps to expand their reach and provide seamless music streaming experiences for users.
2. Mobile App Development - Mobile app developers can incorporate music integration features into navigation apps to enhance their functionality and attract users who value in-car entertainment.
3. Navigation Technology - Navigation technology companies can adopt music integration capabilities to differentiate their platforms and provide a comprehensive in-car experience for users.
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