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Vela is a voice controller for music that aggregates music services Spotify, Rhapsody, Rdio. Help us finish building Vela! Read more

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Funding for this project was canceled by the project creator on December 12, 2012.

Vela is a voice controller for music that aggregates music services Spotify, Rhapsody, Rdio. Help us finish building Vela!

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What is Vela

Vela is a music aggregator that currently includes Spotify, Rhapsody, Rdio.  You say a song or artist, Vela listens, and searches one of these sites for your songs and plays it back for you.  You speak. Vela hears. Music plays.

Why we're on Kickstarter.

Vela started development in 2010 (2 full years ago!) but, like so many app developers went through some hard times with not so great programmers, time delays, missed deadlines, and broken promises and it used almost all of our funds. The goods news. We've now put together a stellar team! (of all US employees) We've been able to put together a great first app with very limited resources and extremely quickly.

The problem is that it's not finished. We had planned to also include some of the free music services like Youtube and 8Tracks to give an option to those who don't want to purchase a subscription for music. We also wanted to build and Android version. And today those additions are still our 2 biggest requests.

Help us complete Vela and have a voice control music application that can be used by everyone regardless of iPhone or Android or if they use paid of free legal music!

Vela in your hands
Vela in your hands

Music Services

If you don’t have a music subscription you will get a free trail when you purchase Vela.  But we're also working to integrate free music radio with Youtube and 8Tracks as well.

You speak and Vela listens.
You speak and Vela listens.

Voice Control Your Music

Vela software was built to be the most useful in a car and we would like to integrate in to automotive stereos in the future for safe use while driving.  For now we have an app for iPhone.  Below shows the music services with work with so far. 

Vela is the first app that uses voice technology with on-demand music.  Not even with Siri, can you voice request music from these services.  Siri only works with purchased songs downloaded on your phone from iTunes.
Vela is the first app that uses voice technology with on-demand music. Not even with Siri, can you voice request music from these services. Siri only works with purchased songs downloaded on your phone from iTunes.

Where can I use Vela? 

You can use Vela on your phone, in your car, or at home. Here are some of the ways you can access Vela in different places. 

At Home Products compatible with Vela: 

AppleTv 

Bluetooth stereos 

iPhone 

In the car Connections compatible with Vela: 

Auxillary Jack 

Bluetooth A2DP 

USB connection 

Anywhere you have your iPhone: 

 Compatible with: iPhone 4, 4s, and iPhone 5 

Coming Soon to Android 

What can I do with Vela? 

Voice request music.

What do I get? 

Vela comes with the music-intelligent voice technology. Vela can be downloaded and is ready to start assisting you with saying your music requests immediately. Upon completion of this project you will get the next version of Vela with all the built-in features listed above. 

Risks and challenges

Our Vision

For you to be able to talk to your car like Knight Rider and request your music. We are starting with a phone app to be later integrated into cars.

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    Limited time offer! AVAILABLE NOW!
    Get the current version Vela Player app for free, now in iTunes app store!
    This app will cost $1.99 after the kickstarter campaign ends.
    The only free-version in the future will be ad-supported.

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    12 backers Limited (988 left of 1000)

    You will be the first to get a Vela app before official release to the public with 30 days of free music in Vela.

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    Get the Vela app before official release to the public.
    Plus 60 days of free music in Vela.

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    Get the Vela app before public release. Plus 90 days of free music in Vela.

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    Get the Vela app before public release.
    Get one high quality Vela Tshirt.
    Plus 30 days of free music in Vela.

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    Only ships to: United States
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    Get 2 high quality Vela T shirts.
    Plus get the Vela app before official release to the public.
    Plus 30 days of free music in Vela.

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    Gets you 3 high quality Vela T shirts
    Plus, you will be the first to get a Vela app before official release to the public, plus 90 days of free music in Vela.

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    Only ships to: United States
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