Clever radio

27 03 2009

The radio in the rental car I picked up at LAX yesterday is pretty darned clever. I noticed that when it’s playing a song, the metadata for the song is also displayed — specifically the artist’s name and the song title. I have no idea how this is done, but I’m impressed! And no, I don’t think it’s a satellite radio — this is a fairly cheap rental car, not some high-end fancy thing.



2 responses

27 03 2009

I’ve had that in rental cars in the US, too. I think even back in late ’07?
It’s pretty cool!

9 04 2009

Now that I’m back in Australia I really, REALLY miss that feature.
It’s standard in my car back in Seattle. Here in Melbourne in my rental, I keep looking to the screen to find out who’s singing a song and finding nothing…

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