AIDA 2.0

Audi, MIT's AIDA 2.0 Previews Next-Gen Car GPS Interface

The first generation of Audi and MIT's collaboration on a futuristic in-car interface system produced a somewhat creepy, ostensibly friendly, in-car robot. The second generation, previewed in the video below, looks more like the product of a sci-fi movie, aiming to redefine the way we look at... read more

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Planning A Summer Vacation? Google Updates Street View To Help

During the recent recession, a new type of vacation was born: the relaxing but slightly saddening "staycation". Thankfully, many of the world's economies have begun to... read more March 15, 2011 by

2012 Hyundai Veloster

Hyundai's New Nav System Asks: Do You Want The Shortest Route Or The Greenest?

Today's navigation systems are great at finding the shortest route between Point A and Point B. Some even integrate traffic data to identify alternate paths if the shortest... read more March 7, 2011 by

Mercedes-Benz mbrace Drive2Friend feature

Video: Mercedes-Benz mbrace Locates Friends With Text Messages

When we first heard about Mercedes-Benz's new Send2Benz service, we were slightly underwhelmed: sending a destination to your car's navigation system? That seems so 2009. A... read more March 3, 2011 by

Jolly green giant statue in Blue Earth, MN

Garmin Makes Road Trips Fun With Maps From

Garmin, TomTom, and other aftermarket telematics systems have been fighting an uphill battle since July 2008. That's when Apple launched the App Store and smartphone users... read more February 4, 2011 by

Speck Toughskin for TomTom

Big Brother: Navigation System Records Your Speed Data On U.S. Roads

The digital age has been the gate way to new and innovative ideas; it is an age where you can tell your home DVR to record shows from your smart phone and track your children... read more January 29, 2010 by

Garmin EcoRoute ESP via CNet

Garmin EcoRoute ESP Puts Virtual Gauges On Your Nuvi

Convergence. It was once a hot-button word in electronics. It has since fallen out of vogue, but the concept is still valid: the consolidation of multiple technologies into a... read more November 5, 2009 by


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