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  1. Google releases software to crowd source 3d building data

    by , 10-13-2009 at 03:20 PM

    Today on Google's blog, Google announced the release of an application called Google Building Maker to crowd source 3d building data. This will pave the way for some really interesting navigation and turn by turn applications. Is this going to be as addictive as Google implies in this video? Talk about this in our map crowd sourcing forums.

    Updated 10-13-2009 at 03:42 PM by optikalefx (fix crap)

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  2. Flexis JM Badge sensor board by freescale

    by , 10-12-2009 at 04:26 PM
    This fusion brain-like board has 5 sensors built into the board. It was originally made to be a dynamic name badge but Microsoft gave it a place in it's windows 7 mutlitouch sensory kit demo.Rob Wray from mp3Car talks with Michael Normal from freescale about what this board can do.As far as we can tell, this board cannot control relays.

    Updated 10-13-2009 at 10:25 AM by optikalefx

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  3. Vote for the best mp3Car community innovations EVER!

    by , 10-08-2009 at 05:58 PM

    The mp3car forums are about 10 years old. It is about time we recognized some of the innovators that have made this community great. Please take a minute to recognize the efforts which made car computing feasible and vote for your top 5 products or innovations which were generated by the community.

    Updated 10-08-2009 at 11:22 PM by optikalefx

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  4. Windows Embedded 7 - Multi-touch demonstration & Sensor integration

    by , 10-07-2009 at 04:50 PM


    At the Embeded Systems Conference Boston in Fall of 2009, Mp3car gets a first hand tour of newly released windows 7 embedded. This demo shows of some exciting stuff:


    • Multitouch
    • accelerometer integration
    • ambient light integration
    • Integration with a mock up assembly line
  5. Laser Touch Screen Computer from Ampire At ESC Boston 2009

    by , 10-06-2009 at 11:15 AM

    Rob Wray from mp3Car takes a look at a custom laser touch screen notebook computer by Ampire.

    This touch screen panel is capacitive and multi-touch. The niche is that the LCD is is made to detect light from the laser. Therefore you can get very accurate touches on a screen built with this technology, as well as touch the screen from as far as the laser can go.