Legible Inc. (“Legible”, or the “Company”), an innovative digital content platform and eBookstore, is excited to announce a new strategic partnership with Faurecia Aptoide Automotive, Lda (“Faurecia Aptoide”) to provide its app for infotainment systems in cars around the world.
The leading automotive apps market, Faurecia Aptoide, is the infotainment solution provider to over 3 million automobiles globally in 2023, with projected growth to 20 million vehicles by 2025. Legible is the first company to provide Faurecia Aptoide with an app that provides both eBooks and audiobooks for purchase in one accessible, integrated solution, with the goal of rapidly driving revenue at a global scale.
The widespread rollout of 5G, access to 4G LTE connectivity, and the current development of software-defined, network aware, ultra-connected vehicles, including a future with driverless cars, are combining to feature infotainment as a huge growth opportunity – and Faurecia Aptoide has been a major player by working closely and developing opportunities with OEMs and App Developers. Legible’s huge selection of eBooks and audiobooks as well as Living Books, AI-powered offerings, and exciting partnerships with globally loved entertainment brands such as Stan Lee Universe, positions the Company as the digital literature provider of the future.
“We are thrilled to partner with Faurecia Aptoide to bring the world of literature and storytelling to in-car infotainment systems around the world,” said Kaleeg Hainsworth, CEO of Legible. “This collaboration reflects our commitment to making reading and listening to books more accessible and convenient than ever before, seamlessly integrating them into people’s daily lives.”
Key features of the partnership include:
Integration: Legible’s vast digital library will be harmoniously integrated into Faurecia Aptoide’s in-car infotainment app store, allowing car owners to access their favourite books and audiobooks with ease.
Diverse Content Selection: Users will have access to a vast collection of eBooks and audiobooks spanning multiple genres, ensuring that there’s content for everyone.
Offline Access: Drivers and passengers will be able to download content for offline access, making it convenient for long trips or areas with limited connectivity.
Customized User Experience: The integration will provide personalized recommendations based on user preferences and reading habits.
Safe, User-Friendly Interface: The Legible app is designed with safety in mind, ensuring minimal driver distraction while providing a user-friendly interface, and access to books not only in the car but also on mobile devices. eBooks and Audiobooks will be available for purchase, as well as Legible’s Unbound Membership service, which provides unlimited access to a vast curated selection of eBooks and Audiobooks for a low monthly cost. Please visit Legible.com for additional information.
“Faurecia Aptoide is focused on bringing valuable content to vehicle users worldwide, and collaborating with Legible to make literature easily accessible to vehicle users – event on the move – is exciting,” declared Thijs van Herkhuizen, General Manager at Faurecia Aptoide. “Enabling drivers and passengers to have more enjoyable, connected car rides is the main priority and this is a step in that direction.”
The partnership between Legible and Faurecia Aptoide will offer car owners around the world a new dimension of convenience and enjoyment. With Legible’s extensive catalogue of eBooks and Audiobooks easily accessible, drivers and passengers everywhere can look forward to having a world of stories and knowledge at their fingertips, transforming daily commutes and long drives into engaging and enriching experiences.