Add comment

Volkswagen And Microsoft Working On New In-Car Movie Technology

2011-05-07 10:11
Category: Business, Technology
While in the past we’ve seen Microsoft work closely with Fiat in the auto industry to develop the Blue&Me electronic interface, the software giant is now partnering with Volkswagen to help develop the next-generation of in-car entertainment technology, and possibly do-away with in-car DVD players in the process.

Microsoft has announced that it’s signed a patent licensing agreement with Volkswagen’s software supplier, giving the automaker access to its Extended File Allocation Table (exFAT) technology.

The file storage technology delivers a significant leap forward in the size of media files that can be stored on a broad range of consumer electronic devices and increases the speed with which they can be accessed.

This means vehicle owners could soon be able to quickly transfer a movie from any portable device and watch it through their car’s display screen. In fact, Volkswagen is currently working on a new multimedia platform that will provide a longer menu of infotainment options for vehicle owners.

Unfortunately, this all sounds like just another step towards turning cars into just another appliance. We hope any new technology Volkswagen and Microsoft are planning won’t lead to further distraction for drivers.

Printer-friendly version


Incredible loads of valuable information. canadian pharmacies that are legit
s78rpwj y55nen 3f63_10

Beneficial info. Thanks. canadian online pharmacies
[url=]s14qzpy v65ikn[/url] 26e1819

Fine forum posts. Regards! canada drug
k773fy8 j88ljv 543f63_

Good write ups. Regards! canada pharmacy online
[url=]a97zguc o13oru[/url] 37e26e1

You actually mentioned this effectively. canadian pharcharmy online no precipitation
g952bi7 t553ua 110c81d

Gxaaix qdyzme Sildalis buy Vigora

Nicely put, With thanks. Cialis Sirve Para Durar Mas
[url=]d67hbjr a25kbr[/url] 543f66_

Post new comment

More information about formatting options

This question is for testing whether you are a human visitor and to prevent automated spam submissions.
Enter the characters shown in the image.
Page execution time was 85.51 ms. Executed 189 queries in 18.95 milliseconds.

Memory usage:

Memory used at: devel_init()=0.29 MB, devel_shutdown()=8.98 MB.