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"Fully Automated Driving on Expressways"
A major challenge to fully automated driving is the question of how to re-engage the driver when human control is required. Appears in March 2015 newsletter. $65.00
 
"AAA Research Differs with NHTSA over Dangers of Speech Interface"
David Strayer, an expert in cognitive distraction, discusses new research that finds that even voice-activated in-car technologies dangerously undermine driver attention. Appears in July 2013 newsletter. $65.00
 
"Parrot S.A., The Company Profile"
Parrot has rapidly moved up the supply chain, from its first Bluetooth handsfree car kits in 2001 to Android-based embedded infotainment systems in 2012. Appears in December 2012 newsletter. $65.00
 
"Features and Functions in 2010"
Fuel efficiency is a top priority for all carmakers, but advanced safety and driver assistance features continue to trickle down from luxury models to affordable vehicles. Appears in November 2009 newsletter. $65.00
 
"Johnson Controls Inc., The Company Profile"
JCI's Automotive Experience and Power Solutions divisions together account for 63% of total sales. Instrument clusters and displays are among JCI's fastest-growing product lines, and the company is ramping up for high volume lithium-ion battery production. Appears in May 2009 newsletter. $65.00
 
"Nuance Communications, The Company Profile"
Speech recognition technology is finally mature enough for automotive applications. Nuance Communications' speech software, capable of voice destination entry, is rolling out in both embedded and portable navigation devices. Appears in November 2007 newsletter. $65.00
 
"Fiat to Make Blue&Me Standard"
After a rocky start, Microsoft is now making gains in the automotive market. Fiat Group's Blue&Me connectivity platform is based on Microsoft Auto software. Appears in November 2007 newsletter. $65.00
 
"Ford Sync Changes Infotainment Picture"
More evidence of a high tech revival at Ford: At CES 2007 Ford and Microsoft introduced a new infotainment platform based on Windows Automotive software. Appears in February 2007 newsletter. $65.00
 
"Bluetooth in the Car a Go--But Specs Need More Work"
Bluetooth is finding its way into more cars and phones, but glitches are a problem. A new version of the Hands-Free Profile is nearing completion. Appears in February 2005 newsletter. $65.00
 
"Big Obstacles Ahead for Bluetooth"
Despite the longstanding promise of Bluetooth, problems with the Hands-Free Profile still limit automotive applications of the standard to only the most basic cell phone functions. The Bluetooth Car Working Group is attempting to increase Bluetooth functionality with a new Hands-Free Profile, version 2.0. Appears in March 2004 newsletter. $65.00
 
"Speech Recognition Progresses Gradually"
Bringing speech recognition to cars is still an evolutionary process. Destination entry for navigation remains a goal, but will likely need off-board computing power. Appears in October 2003 newsletter. $65.00
 
"Automotive Bluetooth--Later"
The first automotive Bluetooth applications will not appear until late 2003. Appears in July 2001 newsletter. $65.00
 

 

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