Luxury brand announces its technological sophistication by partnering with AT&T's now-downwardly-mobile 'cheap brand.' -- For those of us who have already been reading seemingly endless reports and speculation about the proposed merging of operations of two major U.S. cellular providers, it was hard not to see Audi's apparently-only-ill-timed release as that. Audi gave the official nod to T-Mobile as its official U.S. service provider for its Audi Connect navigation and infotainment system—the day after it was announced that cellular provider AT&T had offered to buy T-Mobile...
CES 2011: Next-Gen Audi MMI Integrates Touchpad Into Scroll Wheel
Audi has used this week’s 2011 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas to preview its next-generation MMI technology, the German automaker’s innovative human-machine interface which integrates a special touchpad with handwriting recognition as an input system. The touchpad interface...Viknesh Vijayenthiran
CES 2011: Audi Announces Next-Gen MMI Plans
Rupert Stadler, Audi chairman, gave a keynote speech at CES this morning. While he spoke very little of specifics, he did lay out a missions statement for the company to continue to be a leader and to break new ground in in-car electronics. The first step in that direction is the new MMI interface...Nelson Ireson