Archive | November, 2010
Intel Atom ITX CarPuter Mainboard D525MW

Intel Atom ITX CarPuter Mainboard D525MW

The Intel® CarPuter Board D525MW is designed to unleash the power of the new Intel® Atom™ processor D525 which supports the new revolutionary two–chip layout. This new chipset layout reduces the package footprint by 70 percent, enabling easier routing and better heat flow. The Intel® NM10 Express Chipset also provides additional flexibility and upgradability with two slots of single channel DDR3 memory at 1066/800 MHz supporting up to 4GB maximum.

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Intel Atom ITX CarPuter Mainboard D425KT

Intel Atom ITX CarPuter Mainboard D425KT

Intel® CarPuter Board D425KT with integrated Intel® Atom™ processor D425 and the Intel® NM10 Express Chipset enables low-power consumption and reduces the package footprint by 70 percent. The board also features 10/100 integrated LAN and USB Solid State Drive (SSD) keep-out-zone design – an ideal combination for a diskless carputer usage model.

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Blind Spot Detection System by AutoI at SEMA 2010

Sean Clark from mp3Car takes a look at the Blind Spot Detection System by AutoI. This system comes in 3 parts. The main unit, the sensors, and then alert bar. There are also optional mirror lights that can be attached to the system. What makes this product unique is that the sensors use ultrasound to detect cars between 15 to 20 meters away.

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Open Source Vehicle by Local Motors at SEMA 2010

Open Source Vehicle by Local Motors at SEMA 2010

Local Motors is a company that is pioneering open source and community driven vehicles. Building these vehicles is a 4 step process. First is creation; where Local Motors will take input from the community for all of the parts that will combine to create the car. Next is the development stage where the vehicle is put through theoretical testing and different scenarios to make sure its safe. 3rd is build. Users can actually go to the micro factory in Arizona and help build their car in 6 days.

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Jetway JNC9C-550-L ITX Carputer Mainboard

Jetway JNC9C-550-L ITX Carputer Mainboard

The Jetway JNC9C-550-L is equipped with Intel Atom N550 CPU (2×1.5Ghz, 8.5W TDP), 2x Gigabit LAN and Mini-PCI-E slot. Therefore it is a perfect platform for appliance applications like firewalls, routers or even a super connected carputer.

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Audi TT Concept Car that Autonomously Drives Itself

At SEMA 2010 Audi has come up with a really neat concept car that autonomously drives itself on intermediate road courses. The car has 5 antennas, 1 of which is for radio remote control, 2 for ground based GPS and 2 for satellite GPS. The ground GPS helps the car stay within mere centimeters of its path.

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2011 Ford ‘Digital’ Fiesta Overview at SEMA 2010

Stephen Jenesen from mp3Car talks with Theresa from L&G. They have modified a 2011 Ford Fiesta to create what they call the “digial fiesta”. It is an incorporation of a glossy red, circuit board-esque paint job along with some special hardware.

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[Review] MiniTouch 700 7″ TouchScreen Monitor

[Review] MiniTouch 700 7″ TouchScreen Monitor

The Mini Touch 700 should definitely be considered when searching for a new 7″ VGA display. This new screen packs in most all of the features found on Xenarc and Lilliput units, and goes a step above by ensuring that 800×480 native resolution is available without hassle.

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[Review] Apple iPad in custom Ford Fiesta dash

Sean Clark, from mp3Car, takes a look at the 2011 Ford Fiesta at the Ford booth at SEMA 2010 before the show starts. We find an iPad embedded in the dash, relocated HVAC controls, and relocated USB, AUX, and DC output jacks. This Fiesta also sports custom paint, tires, and some beautiful fabrication work, housing […]

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120GB Intel SSD Drive X25-M Postville

120GB Intel SSD Drive X25-M Postville

The worldwide most successful SSD-product-family got a new model : The SSDSA2MH120G2K5 with 120GB. Technical identical to the previous modes, but with the best GB per Euro ratio so far. Intel now also includes a cloning software which enables you an instant movement of your Windows installation onto the new SSD drive.

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