21 Mar '11, 1am

Automakers and Phone Suppliers Eye Car-To-Phone Standard: The group's first priority is to further develop the T...

Automakers and Phone Suppliers Eye Car-To-Phone Standard Eleven companies in the consumer electronics and automotive industries have banded together to form a consortium to develop smartphone-to-vehicle connectivity standards, including a standard enabling control of smartphone functions from a vehicle's controls. The Car Connectivity Consortium includes vehicle manufacturers Daimler, General Motors, Honda, Hyundai Motor Company, Toyota and Volkswagen; automotive-system suppliers Alpine and Panasonic; and consumer electronics suppliers LG Electronics, Nokia and Samsung. The group's first priority is to further develop the Terminal Mode standard unveiled by Nokia early last year to let drivers access mobile phone applications via a vehicle's in-dash controls, touchscreens, and steering-wheel-mounted controls while viewing the apps on the vehicle's LCD screen. Terminal Mode ...

Full article: http://www.hardwarezone.com/tech-news/view/156898

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