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  1. Mark Miller Demos a Mercedes E55 at Mp3car AFKFest

    by , 09-30-2009 at 02:21 PM
    Mark Miller, President & Founder of Westminster Speed and sound gives us a tour of his Mercedes E55 show car at the First Mp3car AFKfest.

    Updated 09-30-2009 at 03:03 PM by optikalefx

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  2. Community edits ignite TeleAtlas map database with 1.25 million edits

    by , 09-29-2009 at 09:49 AM
    • The validation and realignment of 116,000 kilometers (72,000 miles) of secondary roads in the United States, a complement to the existing freeway network already in the database;
    • The validation and realignment of approximately 25,000 kilometers (15,500 miles) in Germany, covering the country’s entire freeway network; and
    • The addition of more than 1,400 kilometers (870 miles) of new road geometry in Ireland and more than 1,000 kilometers (620 miles) in Turkey.
    • More Details in the press release here.

    Updated 09-29-2009 at 10:00 AM by optikalefx

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    Products and Technology
  3. AFKfest 2009 - MaxBob Car Computer Install

    by , 09-28-2009 at 10:12 AM


    Rob Wray from mp3Car talks with MaxBob about his car installation. He has fabricated his own semi-circular dash extension to re-locate the face plate of his radio. He has actually left the radio installed, and just moved the face plate that way he can put the 7 inch touch screen in place while not losing his FM radio.
  4. Live Twitter from ESC Boston

    by , 09-22-2009 at 11:50 AM
    Mp3car is at ESC Boston checking out what's new in the world of windows embedded. We will tweeting our findings all day today and tomorrow. Check it out @mp3car

    http://Twitter.com/mp3car
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  5. Crowd Sourcing in Action

    by , 09-10-2009 at 06:17 PM

    If you have never heard of crowd sourced maps, checkout our previous blog post here or an example of a growing Philippine map in timelapse.
    At Nokia world 2009, Navteq announced they will be crowdosourcing map, routing, and traffic data. Twice has a good overview. Also see a recent Google's blog entry about google's crowd sourcing strategy.
    jKontherun reports that iphone users can utilize but aren't contributing to Google's arterial data. Google was quoted as saying “The Google Maps application that comes pre-installed on the iPhone can display live traffic, but Apple devices do not participate in the traffic crowdsourcing.”
    Talk about this on our forums
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