The Aha Moment: Streaming Radio Hits the Road

​The intersection between vehicles and consumer electronics is rapidly expanding. Today’s drivers demand intuitive, easy-to-operate systems that will allow them to access their favorite media in one location. Answering that demand is Subaru with its groundbreaking infotainment system, powered by Aha by Harman. Subaru is among the first automakers to offer this technology in a vehicle.

With its cloud-based service, Aha provides listeners easy access to their favorite content wherever they may be (in a vehicle, home, office, or on the go), and it can transition seamlessly from one content type to another without switching apps or audio sources.

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Scion BeSpoke Premium Audio Now Featuring Aha Radio

​We’ve always placed an emphasis on delivering a premium experience with each of our five Scion models, and one of the ways we do that is by offering the BeSpoke audio system. With the release of the Scion 10 Series lineup and the 2014 Scion tC, BeSpoke is now better than ever thanks to the addition of Aha Radio.

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2014 Mazda3 First Look

​We can’t tell you what the new 2014 Mazda3 is like to drive yet, but maybe it doesn’t matter. The seven-page press release didn’t mention the powertrain until the bottom of page four, following a thorough explanation of the car’s innovative new display screens, its Aha Radio integration, its ability to read Twitter and Facebook posts and to send replies using the Shout function. What was made perfectly clear was that Mazda is celebrating the 10th anniversary of Mazda3 production with a world’s-first vehicle-launch/live-concert-simulcast over Microsoft’s Xbox entertainment console network featuring the band Metric.

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8tracks goes where you go

"... we’ve partnered with Aha Radio, which will bring 8tracks to the automobile dashboard. By the end of 2013 Aha Partners will be integrated into more than 40+ models of vehicles, including Acura, Chrysler, Toyota, Ford, Honda, Porsche and Subaru. Get ready for a more accesible 8tracks, as we add more ways to listen from your vehicles, and beyond.

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AcuraLink/HondaLink - Aha by Harman

​...Aha is a bit of a magic bullet, rolling in over 40,000 streaming audio and Internet radio stations, including channels dedicated to your Facebook and Twitter feeds.

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Alpine Ships MirrorLink Car Radio with Siri, Aha, Pandora, Sirius XM, HD Radio Capability

​The ICS-X7HD is a mechless (CD-less) Bluetooth AV receiver that has built in HD Radio and audio streaming. It also has Aha Radio by Harman (Harman International Industries Inc., NYSE:HAR) that gives the user access to tens of thousands of audio stations that can be controlled on the car radio’s touch screen. Aha stations include Internet radio, news, social media, podcasts, audio books, apps and live weather.

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Aha radio explained: streaming audio hits the road

​First came a radio in your dashboard, and then came … well, that was about it, bar a possible USB slot or a fancy iPod dock. Radio, however, no longer means just Classic FM and a crackly MW stations with the arrival of Aha by Harman's web-based text-to-speech concierge service.

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