Tag Archives: SEMA 2010

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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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] 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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[Review] Convert After Market Radio to CarPuter

Sean Clark from mp3Car gets a preview of the Directus telematics box. This box will overtake your after-market OR OEM radio’s nav port and give it a new UI that will extend your basic Nav’s functionality. By using this box you actually get to read your SD card, browse the file system, play all kinds of files, see your backup camera, use radar, USB and tons of other accessories that your normal radio would not know how to work with.

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