Thursday, January 07, 2010

And You Thought Texting While Driving Was Dangerous

Driven to Distraction - Despite Risks, Carmakers Integrate the Web With the Dash - Series - "To the dismay of safety advocates already worried about driver distraction, automakers and high-tech companies have found a new place to put sophisticated Internet-connected computers: the front seat.

Technology giants like Intel and Google are turning their attention from the desktop to the dashboard, hoping to bring the power of the PC to the car. They see vast opportunity for profit in working with automakers to create the next generation of irresistible devices."

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

A notice that pops up when the Audi system is turned on reads: “Please only use the online services when traffic conditions allow you to do so safely.”

*cue hollow laughter*