Infotainment

9th July 2020

Mercedes S-Class ‘Bosses’ Infotainment

Mercedes-Benz takes aim at the US and Chinese business executives with its latest S-Class infotainment system. The automaker points out that these captains of industry still cling to the...

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30th April 2020

Safety Campaigners Call for AI Enhanced Voice Controls

Research showing that infotainment touchscreen can reduce driver response time more than being drunk has brought calls for greater use of voice control. Following a study run by the...

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22nd April 2020

Putting the Fun Factor into Connected Cars

The future of in-car infotainment faces a digital crossroads. Automakers, content providers, network operators and Tier One suppliers are all wrangling with the unique opportunities offered by touch and...

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16th April 2020

BMW Tops Least Distraction Infotainment Study

Independent test results suggest BMW’s iDrive infotainment is the least distracting for drivers in use while budget brand MG’s is the worst. More worryingly for vehicle safety is that...

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26th March 2020

Pioneer Claims Big-Screen In-Cabin Breakthrough

Electronics giant Pioneer is claiming its latest family of infotainment modules will bring the ‘big screen’ experience to the car cabin. It has launched four new multimedia receivers featuring...

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19th March 2020

Lynk & Co’s Hybrid SUV First With Fingerprint Recognition

Start-up niche automaker Lynk & Co will use its 05 hybrid SUV as the first model to use fingerprint recognition for its infotainment system. The car will feature Goodix’s...

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18th March 2020

Touchscreen Infotainment Four-Times Worse Than Alcohol

A study measuring the affects of driver distraction suggests using a dashboard touchscreen is up to four times worse than being at the UK’s drink-drive alcohol limit. The research...

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10th March 2020

TomTom Claims Success in Fast AV Map Building

TomTom says it has proof of concept for fast building HD navigation maps required by driverless vehicles. The location technology specialist teamed up with Toyota Research Institute – Advanced...

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16th January 2020

Bets Made on AI to Revolutionize Infotainment

Huge investment in AI and machine learning could see in-car infotainment systems’ personal assistant technology revolutionized in the next five years. That’s the opinion of analysts from Frost &...

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13th January 2020

Vignettes of An Angst Free World

Sponsored Content Awe inspiring audio while reducing EV range anxiety and combining multiple technologies in a single box for safety and e-commerce experiences.

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7th January 2020

Harman’s Hi-Fi Means More: ‘Pipe Down, I Want to Hear the Music!’

Having to shout above the sound of the car’s stereo could be a thing of the past with an infotainment system that turns its volume down when it hears...

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31st December 2019

Custom Cloned Voice Assistant Claims Safety Boost

A personalized cloned-voice assistant is being heralded as a potential safety feature because it allows drivers to choose a voice of authority they are more likely to heed. Automotive...

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