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  1. GhostBusters. Who made the first car computer?

    by , 11-12-2008 at 05:45 PM


    We thought the forum members of mp3car made the first car computer in the late 90s. Wrong. Done by the ghostbuster guys first in 1984. See our video for 20 seconds of ghost busting fun. Who made the first car computer?

    Updated 09-17-2009 at 04:31 PM by ecog

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  2. Video Interview - Raysat / AT&T CruiseCast CEO and Chairman

    by , 11-12-2008 at 11:50 AM

    The CEO of Raysat/Cruisecast (AT&T partnership) gave us a 20 minute technical explanation on the satellite, antennas, transponders, compression and how they have made CruiseCast “cruise” . A product overview can be found with the interview of Cruiscast’s President . There are more technical details in our CruiseCast drive test video.

    Talk about this on our forums here.
  3. Rescue Tape for wire management?

    by , 11-11-2008 at 11:13 AM

    Even thought this isn’t super techie, we decided to take a few minutes to check out rescue tape since they won an award this year.

    Where was wardrobe in this scene? My collar is sticking up and my shirt is wrinkled. Expect a blast of videos over the next 2 days. I slowed down editing a bit to attend a three day wedding over the weekend.

    What do you think? Is it better to use pieces of tech flex for wire management?

    Updated 09-17-2009 at 04:28 PM by ecog

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  4. Tech in Jay Leno's Jet car, Mobile car comptuers, Bio Diesel B100

    by , 11-08-2008 at 04:49 PM

    Thank you Steven for opening up the ropes and Jay's car at SEMA. I think the title says it all. See and comment in this thread below.

    Updated 09-17-2009 at 04:26 PM by ecog

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  5. interviews Azentek - navigation mirror and their car computers

    by , 11-07-2008 at 10:21 AM

    At the SEMA 2008 Azentek booth, we interviewed Donnie to hear a little bit about their new navigation smart mirror product. Windows Mobile devices really don’t fall in mp3car’s sweet spot, but this is an interesting form factor for a PND. Without giving it a full run through or a drive test, this mirror seems like it would be perfect for users who wants something that works out of the box.

    So What is happening with their car computing efforts? Azentek is no longer bringing their original double din car PC into production and are starting on a brand new double din model which will be on display at CES, but not available for purchase until Q1 or Q2 2009.

    The main features of this redesigned product set for release at CES will be increased tolerances to environmental and shock extremes as well as the ability for users to upgrade the Intel processor. More details will be available at CES.

    Azentek also confirmed that Centrafuse is their software platform of choice and they will be using that in a modified Azentek branded form for the release at CES.
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