The 'Carputer' Car Entertainment System Packs Computer Functionality

By: Michael Hemsworth - Nov 17, 2016
References: raspberrypi.org & geeky-gadgets
The 'Carputer' car entertainment system is the DIY design work of air traffic controller trainee Benjamin that enables the use of a PC within a vehicle interior.

The 'Carputer' is a customized computer system for the maker's Peugeot 207 that's powered by a Raspberry Pi mini PC. This enables access to maps, various media and a number of other functions that are not currently possible with existing vehicular cabin entertainment systems.

The auto industry is quickly merging with a number of different aspects of the technology industry, which comes as a logical shift given the rise of smart technology and the impending onslaught of driverless vehicles. The 'Carputer' car entertainment system identifies how makers are creating their own solutions and products rather than wait for OEM integration.