Project name: AMaNDA (Automotive Media & Navigational Digital Assistant)
Latest version: 1.0
OS Supported: Windows 2000 & Windows XP
Project Type: commerical
Supported functions: mp3, dvd, video, gps, camera, cellphone, etc..
Input type: keyboard, voice, touch screen
Other features: Animated and Speaking Assistant. Unique to each user. Screen brightness control.
Link to website & or project thread on forum
Video (note: require Divx 5.05 to view)
'98 Explorer Sport
http://mp3car.zcentric.com (down atm)
AMD 800mhz 192megs RAM 60gig hard drive 9 inch widescreen VGA
Project name: navsys
Latest version: 0.0.9 (2003-04-15)
OS Supported: Linux
Project Type: open source
Supported functions: ogg / gps
Input type: touch screen
Other features: features the non patented Make-Your-Own-Map technology
I don't need no stinkin' startup-shutdown controller... That's what journalized filesystems are for...
NavSys, the ultimate navigation app
Project name: MEDIA CAR
Latest version: V1.8.2
OS Supported: All windows OS
Project Type: Freeware but closed sources for the moment
Supported functions: All Audio media, all video media (but SVCD only with the Elcard MPEG decoder codecs), Radio (Dlink usb receiver), Mixer, GPS (Mappoint embedded or external software), Launch external app (Run embedded in Mediacar if possible), LCD Char 4x20 on parallel port
Input type: Keyboard, touch screen, mouse, Remote (with girder and keyboard shortcut)
Other features: Fully skinable and resizable
Link to website & or project thread on forum:
Software section of : www.media-car.fr.st
(Web site only in French for the moment but the images are universal and the translator of google is a good friend )
Forum thread : MEDIACAR V1.0 is now available
More screen shots on my Web site
The first Belgian PC fully integrated in a car :)
Project name: A.utomated L.inked E.lectronics eX.tended Information S.ystem
Latest version: Alpha 0.3
OS Supported: Win 98SE/ME/2000/XP
Project Type: Freeware (extended components such as security monitoring and control MAY be shareware)
Supported functions: Music: mp3, ogg, mod, it, s3m, xm, wav
Video: DivX, OGM, AVI, DVD, standard Windows media
Verbal feedback. (GPS, engine monitoring, security control still in development)
Input type: Touch screen in 800x600 resolution (more res coming)
Other features: ALEXIS is designed to provide complete control of your multimedia and onboard vehicle functions in one seamless interface. Simplicity and ease of use are the buzzwords of the day.
For more information, click on the link below
The Alexis Project
The ALEXIS Project
Color Coding :
DONE / MOSTLY DONE / BASE FEATURES / WORKING CONCEPT / NO CODE COMPLETED
Project name: CarBox
Latest version: 1.4 (24/11/2003)
OS Supported: Newer Windows Releases
Project Type: Freeware
Supported functions: mp3, video, gps
Input type: touch screen/mouse
Other features: Fully Skinnable/Scalable with Skinner Application, Massive Realtime Playlist Creation, resume on restart.
Latest download and more information at: -
Project name: IgnitionMediaPC
Latest version: 1.0 (no public release, in production)
OS Supported: Windows 98, 2000, XP
Project Type: haven't decided
Supported functions: mp3, wma, dvd, video, gps, photo albums, night/day mode
Input type: touch screen
http://www.ignitionmediapc.com - COMING SOON!!
Project name: TOUCHTONE AUDIO SYSTEM
(Rated #1 software for car audio PCs by some of our customers!)
Latest version: Version 1.1 (Version 1.2 out soon! Free upgrade)
OS Supported: Win
Project Type: Shareware
Supported functions: mp3, wma, ogg, wav (m4a files supported in v1.2)
Input type: touchscreen, keyboard, mouse
Other features: Tons of features! LISTED HERE
Home page: http://www.mp3touchscreens.com
The TouchTone Audio System is a full screen music jukebox interface for the winamp mp3 player designed to turn your pc and music file collection - mp3, wav, ogg, and wma - into a touch screen compatible, high tech jukebox.
The key feature of the TouchTone mp3 player software is its touchscreen-compatible layout. It's full screen compatibility, large buttons, wide scroll bars, resizable text, and on-screen 'song search' keyboard are just some of the features that make this mp3 player application perfect for touch screen use! Learn how you can combine TouchTone Audio System with a touch screen monitor or touchscreen add-on kit to create the perfect home jukebox solution - guaranteed to impress.
In addition, the task of locating the music you want to hear becomes a simple and logical process. Unlike other mp3 players, TouchTone offers multiple playlist levels, various track selection methods, and complete color customization, among other impressive features. New version 1.1 adds extra features including the music jukebox 'Party Play' mode, custom reporting, Wav support, and more!
Updates Soon To Come:
Full Module based engine with installable modules:
01: Audio playback: Playable formats Mp3, Wma, Ogg, Wav, Mid, plus many others.
02: Video Playback: As above formats supported Avi, Mpg, Asf, Dat.
03: Gps intergrated using well know Destinator 2 with Aimee Voice
04: Full Speech Recognition Control of all systems.
05: OBDII On Board Diagnostics standard OBDII module will be avliable to show all OBD fault codes plus sensor information showing full diagnostics form you compliant vehicle.
06: Fully Skinable, hopefully any resolution
07: Photo Viewer Module, features slideshow with rotate, and section zoom modes plus many more.
08: Celluar Interface Moudle, Full control over Nokia handsets / Sony Erricson handsets maybe more to come.
Much More To Come!
This is project is still in development so any questions just ask