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Re: Microsoft Auto PC
On Thu, 8 Jan 1998, Rob Winchell wrote:
> Microsoft just announced the "Auto PC", which is an in-dash computer which
> is the size of a normal radio, and has standard AM/FM/CD capabilities, as
> well as full Windows CE support. It's all voice controlled, and lets you get
> e-mail, directions (optional GPS), paging, etc.
> Now, say what you will about MS - you may love them or hate them. The thing
> here is that you could have a fully programmable computer in your dash, with
> a USD (universal serial device), infrared port (IrDA) and flash memory
> Let's see...ECU hooked to AutoPC...
> mmmmm...voice-activated boost control...
Would you ever dare drive with your mother inlaw sitting next to you again
100q 166k mi, and still hummin'