CNET también está disponible en español.

Ir a español

Don't show this again

Ford and Microsoft in Sync

Cabin gadgets

MyKey system

Sync 3.0

Sync partners

Ford Work Solutions

Interface design

Instrument cluster

Ford CEO Alan Mulally (right) is joined on stage Thursday by Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer to talk about Sync during Mulally's keynote address at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

Sync is the in-car communications and entertainment system created by the two companies. According to Mulally, there are nearly 1 million Ford cars on the road with Sync.

Updated: / Caption: CNET Reviews staff / Photo: Corinne Schulze/ CBS Interactive
1
of 8

Ford and Microsoft in Sync

Cabin gadgets

MyKey system

Sync 3.0

Sync partners

Ford Work Solutions

Interface design

Instrument cluster

Ford's Derrick Kuzak discusses how the company previews new cabin gadgets on a virtual test track.
Updated: / Caption: CNET Reviews staff / Photo: Corinne Schulze/ CBS Interactive
2
of 8

Ford and Microsoft in Sync

Cabin gadgets

MyKey system

Sync 3.0

Sync partners

Ford Work Solutions

Interface design

Instrument cluster

Kuzak also discussed the MyKey system, which lets parents program top speed and audio volume into their kids' car keys.
Updated: / Caption: CNET Reviews staff / Photo: Corinne Schulze/ CBS Interactive
3
of 8

Ford and Microsoft in Sync

Cabin gadgets

MyKey system

Sync 3.0

Sync partners

Ford Work Solutions

Interface design

Instrument cluster

Doug VanDegans discusses Sync 3.0 during Ford's keynote at the Consumer Electronics Show.
Updated: / Caption: CNET Reviews staff / Photo: Corinne Schulze/ CBS Interactive
4
of 8

Ford and Microsoft in Sync

Cabin gadgets

MyKey system

Sync 3.0

Sync partners

Ford Work Solutions

Interface design

Instrument cluster

This diagram shows all the partners involved in Sync 3.0.
Updated: / Caption: CNET Reviews staff / Photo: Corinne Schulze/ CBS Interactive
5
of 8

Ford and Microsoft in Sync

Cabin gadgets

MyKey system

Sync 3.0

Sync partners

Ford Work Solutions

Interface design

Instrument cluster

VanDegans talks about Ford Work Solutions, which includes a PC in a work truck.
Updated: / Caption: CNET Reviews staff / Photo: Corinne Schulze/ CBS Interactive
6
of 8

Ford and Microsoft in Sync

Cabin gadgets

MyKey system

Sync 3.0

Sync partners

Ford Work Solutions

Interface design

Instrument cluster

Ford's Jim Buczkowski discusses interface design during the company's keynote address.
Updated: / Caption: CNET Reviews staff / Photo: Corinne Schulze/ CBS Interactive
7
of 8

Ford and Microsoft in Sync

Cabin gadgets

MyKey system

Sync 3.0

Sync partners

Ford Work Solutions

Interface design

Instrument cluster

Buczkowski shows off a very conceptual new dashboard design with an electronic assistant dubbed EVA.
Updated: / Caption: CNET Reviews staff / Photo: Corinne Schulze/ CBS Interactive
8
of 8
Up Next

Up close with the first Boeing 787-9 (pictures)