"Driving the connected cars of the future"
will start after this message from our sponsors.
Driving the connected cars of the future
Okay so I'm just gonna go for a little Mike Pratt and trying to get it back -- I know you're thinking what is riding a bike have to do with the connected car.
We'll see that car behind me getting closer and closer the driver is able to detect my mobile phone using Wi-Fi built into the vehicles simplistic.
And that warning may have just prevented me from getting --
It's just one of many car technology being developed here in the motor city.
GM has also decked out in Chevy Volt with Ford GL TE connectivity think of it as a high speed -- wireless broadband hot spot on wheels.
Where devices are integrated and they share all kinds of information.
The four GLT bandwidth allows us to do a whole lot more than you're really looking for so each of these screens represents one screens and it -- every right so the screen in the middle is this particular screen here.
The -- on the sides represented two tablets we've brought into the vehicle so I can take Angry Birds and move Angry Birds right over to this application.
Now it's playing in the back and I can take YouTube over here and give the complete -- control to. The rear seat.
Then go crazy and and whether that's playing video games imagine if you're -- kid sitting back there how happy -- beer and a floor watching cat videos on YouTube.
Now get a test out one of the most promising elements of high speed -- -- Internet and a car.
A video call from the backseat I have Skype loaded up -- and a caller interns back in San Francisco.
-- hey -- way of put the old logo on the back as best -- -- hair driving fast car to really plan.
We get here -- to get our studio Macs but this is pretty good video quality -- a good -- and give back to Eric.
The strongest trends in in car entertainment is making the in car systems -- more like Smartphones or interfaces that -- are easy.
Big touch screens increasingly capacity and displays and of course the ability to bring your own media and a much more seamless --
Be it music personal photos even home movies.
-- -- engineers are working on ways to analyze your driving patterns and then helps you drive and a more energy efficient way we -- -- one of their plug in hybrid research vehicles for a test drive we've decided parking lots around our campus that's green zones and as a drug gonna see the continental the engine on and off.
The green zones are areas that are recommended for driving an all electric mode vs gas --
Say when you're near home or school -- to enter the parking lot.
But area here who --
You're gonna see them all the caller --
Visit -- find bad -- -- not yet I.
And -- electric.
And you can -- -- on the map to that our end and bring down the car can also store your driving habits in the cloud.
And through predictive software show you a better route the next time you drive.
It seems inevitable that our -- will -- -- -- -- four G enabled so you can do things like manager home's energy from your car or get an alert if there's another vehicle nearby.
My -- yeah it's all amazing the blending of Internet connectivity with our cars I for one cannot complete. How.