Thursday, March 24, 2011

Interesting Article Featuring Audi MMI

The Ultimate Mobile Device May Just Come With Wheels

March 22nd, 2011
Back at CES, Audi showed up with its flagship A8L 4 Sedan (Model 4H85AA), an $86K state-of-the-art driving machine to rival the BMW 7-series and Mercedes Benz S-Class. One view of this car’s interior explains why they bothered to come to the consumer electronics confab. Mechanically, the 372 horse power, 8-speed Tiptronic power-plant delivers zero to 60 in 5.7seconds. Electronically, the car features another impressive power-plant - an NVIDIA GPU that manages Audi’s MMI (multi-media interface) technology. This package includes two displays, wireless Bluetooth connectivity, a touch pad with both voice and character recognition, and 3D rendering that enables what the company calls "Glance-ability", which is a much safer way to drive with assisted navigation.

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