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Google Is Developing Android Based Infotainment Platform For Cars

Snapshot: Google is working on a new android based infotainment system for cars in collaboration with auto giants like General Motors, Audi and Honda

The technology developments in today’s world have not left anything untouched. The working hours, used to be limited till offices earlier, are now changed into spending time over anywhere-accessible electronic devices. One platform that has revolutionized the whole living culture is the Google Android, started as a mobile phone operating system is now eventually getting in to the Automobile world to uplift the cars to Smart Cars.

The technology giant, Android, is developing a new operating system that will enable the user to access several different tasks just from the car's dashboard. The company is working on the Open Automotive Alliance project in association with several automakers like General Motors, Honda and Audi to develop a user-friendly and feature loaded in-car infotainment system. The underdevelopment system is likely to assist the occupants with Google Maps, music control alongwith a few more conducive aids like voice command for various operations. The smart in-car infotainment system is expected to arrive in the market by the end of the year 2014.

The advance infotainment system in the cars, however, is not a daydream in the present world. Even today's cars are loaded with the features like sync, Bluetooth and audio connectivity. But advancement of any industry is inevitable that results in a more bleeding-edge ability of that particular technology. The new Android platform is supposed to change the conventional car multimedia system in the same way. By the way, Apple Computers has already introduced a similar type iOS platform for the several auto manufacturers in US market.

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