infotainment system

infotainment system

Audi And T-Mobile Bring New Data Plans To Drivers As Low As $15/Month

How Gracenote is building a car stereo that senses your driving mood

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When I’m driving in the rain on a dreary day, I like to listen some sultry and slightly dissonant jazz – maybe some Charles Mingus or even some Ornette Coleman – but when the sun’s out and there’s a large expanse of highway in front of me, I want to...
How Gracenote is building a car stereo that senses your driving mood
GM Announces New App Framework, SDK, And Store For In-Vehicle Apps

Intel Chips To Power Nissan Vehicle ‘Infotainment’

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By Shara Tibken Intel processors will soon be powering the “infotainment” systems in new Nissan Motor vehicles, the chip company said, continuing its efforts to broaden beyond its core PC market. Intel’s Atom processor–which is used in the low-end laptops known as netbooks and is starting to appear in some...
Intel Chips To Power Nissan Vehicle ‘Infotainment’

Audi Is Testing Out 4G LTE Connectivity In Its Cars, Courtesy Of Sierra Wireless

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3G connectivity has been baked into cars for years now. Audi and Ford pioneered the technology, but times are a-changin’. The end-all be-all in wireless is no longer 3G as 4G LTE has taken the main stage. That said, Audi is once again positioning itself as a front-runner, bringing an...
Audi Is Testing Out 4G LTE Connectivity In Its Cars, Courtesy Of Sierra Wireless

The Future of Connected Cars: What Audi is Driving Towards

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So far in our series on car connectivity, we've focused on infotainment systems. It's early in the evolution of Internet services in vehicles and up till now it's been all about information and entertainment. Early in-car apps have been focusedon music, navigation and news. The next generation of in-car...
The Future of Connected Cars: What Audi is Driving Towards
If cars could talk to another, what could (and should) they say?

Ca-Fi Dashlinq upsizes in-car Android infotainment, arrives in January

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There may be a size war brewing among Android-based infotainment system builders. Ca-Fi thought it was sitting pretty with its 6.2-inch unit earlier this year, but we're starting to think it was rankled by similarly-sized devices like Parrot's Asteroid Smart -- that would help explain its upcoming, 7-inch Dashlinq....
Ca-Fi Dashlinq upsizes in-car Android infotainment, arrives in January

BMW integrates Stitcher app in vehicles

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At the SXSW conference, German luxury carmaker BMW revealed that the BMW Apps and Mini Connected systems in its vehicles now support the popular Stitcher smartphone app. The podcast-focused streaming app can be controlled from the infotainment system, including searching, providing feedback, and creating custom stations. Any cover art is...
BMW integrates Stitcher app in vehicles

Garmin becomes Suzuki's one-stop shop for cabin tech

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With audio playback, internet and app connectivity, hands-free calling and voice command, and--of course--navigation, Garmin's new infotainment system is a full cabin tech solution. [Read more]...
Garmin becomes Suzuki's one-stop shop for cabin tech

Backseat Drivers, Relax: You'll At Least Control Your In-Car Entertainment

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At this year's SXSW, I attended a showcase of the latest Chevrolet cars and infotainment technologies. A lead brand for General Motors, Chevrolet had a huge corporate presence at SXSW. But it was the extension of infotainment to backseat passengers, using 4G, that attracted my attention. As I noted...
Backseat Drivers, Relax: You'll At Least Control Your In-Car Entertainment

Apple Does Deal With GM To Integrate Siri Eyes Free Into New Models

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Models from the Chevrolet Spark and Sonic Ranges will have Apple's personal assistant on the MyLink infotainment system. Siri, Apple's ever-improving personal assistant, is to be integrated into three of GM's new car models. Two versions of the Chevrolet Spark and the Sonic LTZ and RS will use Bluetooth...
Apple Does Deal With GM To Integrate Siri Eyes Free Into New Models

Apple's Siri assistant coming to 2 Chevy cars in 2013

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Starting next year, two new car models will have built-in Siri integration, and both of them are from Chevy: the Spark and the Sonic. General Motors announced the cars’ forthcoming integration with Apple’s personal voice assistant service on Tuesday at the Los Angeles International Auto Show. Notably, the automaker isn’t...
Apple's Siri assistant coming to 2 Chevy cars in 2013

Garmin partners with Suzuki for company's first in-dash infotainment system

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Sure, the portable GPS may still have a home among multi-car families, or drivers that have yet to make the jump to a smartphone, but we wouldn't be surprised to see the dedicated device's share decline over the next few years. At the same time, in-car infotainment systems are...
Garmin partners with Suzuki for company's first in-dash infotainment system

GM will be first automaker to integrate Apple's Siri into its Chevy Sonic and Spark cars

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It’s not the mythical iCar, but it’ll suffice for drivers who have long dreamed of talking to their car. General Motors (GM) announced on Tuesday at the Los Angeles International Auto Show it will be the first of nine automakers to integrate Apple’s (AAPL) “Eyes Free” feature that adds one-button Siri functionality...
GM will be first automaker to integrate Apple's Siri into its Chevy Sonic and Spark cars
MOG just landed on a new device platform: Fords

Ferrari outfits supercar with iPad minis as it looks to deepen collaboration with Apple

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Ferrari is adding iPad minis and Siri voice integration in its four-seater FF in the first show of collaboration since car-collecting Apple VP Eddie Cue joined the sports car maker’s board in November. Bloomberg Businessweek reports that the tablets will be part of the car’s infotainment system, accessible from...
Ferrari outfits supercar with iPad minis as it looks to deepen collaboration with Apple
Samsung launches Drive Link in-car app for Galaxy S III
iPad to come standard with 2013 Cadillac CTS

Nuance Buys Tweedle Connect "In-Car Infotainment System"

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Voice technology company Nuance has acquired Tweedle Connect, which makes an “in-car infotainment system” that aggregates services like Pandora and Open Table. Nuance said it will pay $80 million for Tweedle; Nuance CEO Paul Ricci will be appearing at D: All Things Digital today....
Nuance Buys Tweedle Connect "In-Car Infotainment System"

Mercedes-Benz opens an app store in Europe

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Its new online app store lets Mercedes-Benz customers purchase and download applications directly to the vehicle's Comand infotainment system. [Read more]...
Mercedes-Benz opens an app store in Europe
Nuance pays $80M in cash for Tweddle Connect to build 'safer, smarter connected cars'

Kar Nanny Helps You Track Your Kids And Cheating Spouse Using GM's App Platform

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Thanks to GM’s new app platform, keeping track of family members, as well as learning their driving history, is easier than ever. One hack from our Disrupt NY Hackathon, called Kar Nanny, seeks to let users see where their kids are driving and get notifications if they’re being unsafe....
Kar Nanny Helps You Track Your Kids And Cheating Spouse Using GM's App Platform
A close-up look at Lamborghini's Tegra infotainment system (video)

TI to be driving force behind Audi's next-gen MIB High infotainment platform

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The race to claim the "best infotainment system in a luxury ride" title is, we'd say, still pretty wide open, however that's not to say we haven't seen our fair share of neat ones in the recent past. Still, it's worth noting that Texas Instruments and Audi have announced...
TI to be driving force behind Audi's next-gen MIB High infotainment platform
Ferrari and Apple in Talks to Expand Relationship, iPad Mini Now Standard in FF Coupe

BMW launches Stitcher integration at SXSW (hands-on video)

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BMW announced today at SXSW that it's teaming up with Stitcher to integrate the popular iPhone app's on-demand streaming functionality into vehicles equipped with the BMW Apps and Mini Connected technologies. We ran into BMW's Robert Passaro in the halls of Austin's Convention Center and he was kind enough...
BMW launches Stitcher integration at SXSW (hands-on video)

Garmin K2 platform previews the dashboard of the near future

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Not content with just designing navigation systems, Garmin wants to supply your next car's entire infotainment system. [Read more]...
Garmin K2 platform previews the dashboard of the near future
The brains of GM's new infotainment system? Your personal smartphone

Chevy uses Spark EV to demo TuneIn app at CES 2013

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Chevy expands the app capability of the Spark and Sonic models, integrating the TuneIn Internet radio app to its MyLink infotainment system. [Read more]...
Chevy uses Spark EV to demo TuneIn app at CES 2013
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