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  1. Ford My Touch 2012 Demo - CES 2010

    by , 02-03-2010 at 03:08 PM

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    All of the gauges in the dash are user configurable and can be controlled on the dash, via the central console or via voice. There are Sync services in the vehicle and a new feature is the web browser via phone or WiFi, but you can only browse if you are in park. You can have RSS feeds read out to you with the RSS option. There are many USB ports and you can add a hub for more. You can bring your maps into the car via an sd card, and it is optional to buy the navigation.
  2. Connected Car Project - CES 2010

    by , 02-03-2010 at 03:04 PM

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    The Automotive Electronic Committee has put together the connected car to show how to bring electronics in the car without distracting the driver. This vehicle shows the bleeding edge of aftermarket products. There are infrared cameras, a new hemi engine, new kicker speakers, Audiovox components and devices from PAC and Alpine. This vehicle would double the sticker price, somewhere near 70K.
  3. Intel's Atom Menlo Reference Platform - CES 2010

    by , 02-03-2010 at 02:59 PM

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    A close up look at the Intel Atom Menlo automotive reference board. There is a tuner, 2 blue tooth, multiple usbs, sd card slots. The software is a demo for Genivi, a collaboration of leading vehicle technology companies.
  4. Visteon Face Recognition Technology - CES 2010

    by , 02-03-2010 at 02:43 PM

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    Visteon has created face recognition technology so that the car can identify when the driver is distracted. If Rob closes his eyes the car will honk to wake him up.
  5. Moblin OS on Visteon Vehicle Computer - CES 2010

    by , 02-03-2010 at 02:42 PM

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    Moblin is showing radio, streaming Pandora, slacker and internet radio. You can access google maps and traffic cameras with traffic data - the camera updates within 15 seconds. Using Moblin, Visteon is demoing an app store for automotive applications. Pricing should be the same as a high end entertainment system in your vehicle.