Laurence Harrison

Director of Automotive Partnerships, Radioplayer

Laurence leads Radioplayer’s work with the automotive industry across Europe and Internationally, building partnerships with the leading car manufacturers and multimedia technology suppliers around metadata, user interface design and smart radio development in connected cars. He is responsible for the development of Radioplayer’s Android Automotive hybrid radio application and automotive streaming app. He is a Board member of WorldDAB and a Director on the Board of standards organisation RadioDNS. He previously worked for Digital Radio UK where he led the partnerships with car manufacturers that saw digital radio included as standard in all new cars.

All Sessions by Laurence Harrison

16:05 - 16:45
Track 4

The future of radio in-car: The power of partnerships - Session hosted by Radioplayer

The in-car entertainment experience is seeing unprecedented change driven by internet connectivity and new technology. In amongst the wave of new apps and services, Radio remains the most popular audio source in the car. How can broadcasters stay in control of the radio experience and keep radio strong? Can Radio stay prominent as an important source of news and public value? And what technologies and features will form part of Radio 2.0 in the car?