Launched in September 2021, in-vehicle connectivity company ACO Tech launched Atlas (ACO Tech Local Automotive Services), the infotainment interface which was made available on Proton Iriz and Persona in January this year.
Music fans among Atlas OS users will soon have a new feature to rejoice as the system will soon make Spotify music player app available to its users. “We will soon add the world’s most popular music streaming app [to the system]said ACO Tech CEO Li Pu.
There were 422 million monthly active users (MAUs) on Spotify in the first quarter of 2022, according to figures from Statistical. In terms of paid customers, Spotify Premium has 182 million subscribers in the first quarter of 2022.
In addition to Atlas being made available to B-segment duo Proton Iriz and Persona, the interface will soon be available on the Proton X50, the company added; this was teased in a holiday season video released in April this year. For the 2022 iteration, more than 300 improvements have been made to Atlas, the company said.
When launched last year, Atlas was based on Android 9 (Pie), arriving with customizable widgets for features like weather, navigation, media playback and more. At launch, entertainment content was provided by online music streaming service Joox as well as Astro’s Syok platform, for digital radio and podcasts. Applications, content and data packages for Atlas are obtained through the operating system’s proprietary A-Store.
The Atlas operating system will also include Atlas Pay, which is powered by Fasspay and allows its users to make payments and transactions securely without leaving their vehicle. This is complemented by the Atlas Auto mobile app, which allows its users to integrate multiple e-wallet platforms and is available on the Apple App Store, Google Play Store and the Huawei App Gallery.