In Japan today, Pioneer announced the launch of the first in-dashboard system to use augmented-reality technology. A seven-inch LCD screen on the dash displays an augmented version of the driver's view, in conjunction with a wireless camera installed on the windshield.
The newest in-car navigation units let you choose your own points of interest
By Suzanne Kantra Kirschner, Senior Technology EditorPosted 08.01.2005 at 2:00 pm 0 Comments
GPS maker Garmin recently announced two car-navigation products—the StreetPilot c340 and StreetPilot 2720—with one very special feature: points of interest (POIs) that will be updateable after purchase and open to third-party development. POIs are those little icons on the GPS maps that indicate the presence of museums, restaurants, stores, and so on. Why am I so excited about this feature?