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Posts tagged with 'GPS'

24 Apr, 2013

John Day   Here’s an opportunity to help launch an intriguing company/technology. Mi Alerts is launching mobile technology that will send an alert to a customer’s mobile phone when the customer’s car is hit, damaged, or stolen. The complete Mi Alerts system will take photographs and videos of accidents or hit-and-runs, making it easier for insurance companies and law enforcement to settle disputes. Mi … Read More

GPS, hit & run, car, Indiegogo, Mi Alerts

12 Mar, 2010

Choosing sides

Posted by John Day

John Day We form opinions quickly these days and increasingly we gravitate toward those who agree with us and tune out opposing arguments. It happens with political and social issues and it’s happening with Toyota as the company struggles to determine the cause(s) of unintended acceleration. Some have empathy while others delight in the company’s difficulties. One problem with polarization is that details can … Read More

GM, GPS, Ford, Toyota, Unintended Acceleration, OnStar, SYNC

27 Nov, 2009

Frankly speaking

Posted by John Day

John Day Leftover thoughts about things for which to be thankful after the really important ones have been named: GPS – the fact that it knows where I am and can guide me to my destination and back again, pronouncing almost every street name and landmark correctly. We all but take this technology for granted, but it’s a big improvement over directions scribbled on the back of an envelope or, “two lefts, then … Read More

GPS, Mio Technology, Ford Sync, Personal Navigation Device (PND), Speech Recognition, Nuance Communications, Nuance Vocalizer for Automotive

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