New York – Hammacher
Schlemmer introduced the 45,000 Station Car Radio, a device designed to play
live streams from local or global AM, FM and Internet-only radio stations.
Currently available for
$99.95, the unit plugs into a car’s 12-volt power socket and connects to an
iPhone via Bluetooth. A free app allows users to search music stations by genre
or navigate through talk-radio and news stations.
The app can assign six
favorite preset stations and will recommend radio stations based on the genres
Users can also listen to
music stored on their iPhones through the car’s speakers, as well as have
hands-free calling through the device’s built-in mic.