OS Ubiquity

Auto manufacturers turn to completely digital solutions

Implications - Responding to the increase of digital solutions in modern lifestyles, auto manufacturers are introducing dedicated tech accouterments that completely digitize the driving experience. Adopting Android or in-house OS, brands are making autos future-ready and consumer-friendly to keep the industry thriving yet still approachable.
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Wireless In-Car Smartphone Docks - The Sony XSP-N1BT Smartphone Cradle Launched at CES 2014
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Hot 10,604 Clicks Pub: Jan 8, 14
Wireless In-Car Smartphone Docks
The Sony XSP-N1BT Smartphone Cradle Launched at CES 2014
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Mild 1,209 Clicks Pub: Jan 13, 14
Built-In Auto Tablets
The Audi Android In-Car Tablet Was Revealed at 2014 CES
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Auto Mobile App Stores - General Motors is Getting in on the Mobile Market with its Own App Shop
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Untested 938 Clicks Pub: Jan 6, 14
Auto Mobile App Stores
General Motors is Getting in on the Mobile Market with its Own App Shop
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Red Light-Predicting Cars - Audi Traffic Light Assist Brings Safety to CES 2014
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Untested 928 Clicks Pub: Jan 14, 14
Red Light-Predicting Cars
Audi Traffic Light Assist Brings Safety to CES 2014
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Untested 946 Clicks Pub: Mar 8, 13
Voice-Activated Stereos
Spotify is Teaming Up with Car Makers for Innovative Streaming Stereos
Within days of each other, both Ford and Volvo have announced partnerships with online music service Spotify for some pretty cool music streaming car stereos. The Volvo version is called the... [More]
Smartphone Driver Manuals - The A3 eKurzinfo App Shows Parts and Features Using Your Phone's Camera
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Untested 292 Clicks Pub: Aug 19, 13
Smartphone Driver Manuals
The A3 eKurzinfo App Shows Parts and Features Using Your Phone's Camera
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