The music streaming competition is very fierce at present, with various firms competing to boast the best music product on the market. Just this week, Spotify have released the news that they are now looking to venture into hardware.
Rumoured spread following a job posting that wanted a senior developer to help crate “a category-defining product akin to Pebble Watch, Amazon Echo and Snap Spectacles”, with the successful candidate working to create “frictionless and creative Spotify experiences via fully-connected hardware devices”.
Following the posting, many sites launched news covering the brand’s new focus, encouraging Spotify to them remove the post from being live.
In addition to this under-wraps projects, Spotify is also looking for a ‘voice’ product manager, a separate ad that could possibly hint at the same hardware project.
The Verge comments:
‘The fact that all of this is being revealed from job listings suggests that Spotify isn’t all that far along here. The hardware listing even states that the person who fills the position will “define the product requirements” for the hardware and software, which means Spotify really could just be getting started here.’
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