Modern Technologies Applied To Automobiles Today
Many of these products that have been around for a while but have been updated with allthe latest Technology.The latest trend in car gadgets in the United States is to combine multiple functions inone unit. There are the in-car computers that let drivers navigate, email and store MP3s.The Kenwood DNX8120 is a navigation system, complete with Bluetooth, that alsoworks like a radio.The Alpine EX-10 is an Apple iPod adapter that doubles as a Bluetoothreceiver and allows drivers to play their iPods through their car speakers without using aradio transmitter or tape adapter, both of which compromise sound quality.Even productsthat have been around for a while are getting substantial updates.The Escort 9500ci is a radar detector with a built-in navigation system so it can warndrivers of upcoming speed traps and keep track of locations that set off detectors eventhough no police radar is present.New satellite-navigation systems issue spokendirections. Text-to-speech technology has become the latest buzzword in the navigationindustry because of its emphasis on safety.Since street names during guidance are spoken,the driver spends more time with their eyes on the road instead of their navigationdisplay.Most car controls need to be touched in order to operate, which can be another distraction for drivers. But the latest gadgets are changing that.Voice command is another emerging technology with an emphasis on safety. Instead of manually typing route guidance on a touch-screen display, address information is simplyspoken. luxury cars have been offering voice-command functionality for some time butit's now trickling down to the majority.The Ford Sync system takes advantage of Bluetooth wireless technology to make cell phones and audio systems safer and easier to use.To use the phone, simply say the word. The stereo knows to turn the volume down so youcan hear the person on the other end.The Viper Responder LE combines a remote starter with an alarm system. And if you're warming up your car before leaving the house, itdoesn't leave you to guess when the car is toasty. Lights on the side of the remote willsignal that the car interior is at the right temperature for you.Cars today are better built and more equipped than cars from the past. Some have side air bags. You can get exotic paint jobs, different head and taillights, and different engines.You can put weird stickers. The safest car today is a Volvo.. The engines have changed alot over the years. They have V4’s V6 V8’s V12’s and Hemis. Ferraris have V8 and V12engines. Honda Civics has V4 engines. The new dodge Durango and ram have a Hemi powered engine. Cars changed a lot from the past and maybe they will be better in theyears to come. Perhaps they will come with better colors bigger and powerful enginesand maybe more space looking style.