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Connected Car

Microsoft's Connected Car Technology was named Best Telematics Solution at Telematics Update Awards 2004. A panel of automotive and telematics technology experts selected Microsoft Connected Car Technology from a strong group of finalists including Motorola's Global Telematics Platform, General Motors' OnStar, QNX Software Systems' QNX Neutrino realtime operating system (RTOS), and Intelematics Australia's DriveZone TSH.

Microsoft's Connected Car Technology was recognized as the industry's best end-to-end solution based on factors such as cost, quality and functionality. The technology races past today's limited and often unsafe means for accessing information in the car, such as traditional maps, cell phones and personal digital assistants (PDAs). It also helps keep drivers clued in to maintenance concerns such as oil level or engine status so they don't have to "guesstimate" when they're due for their next service call. Microsoft's Connected Car Technology focuses on providing drivers with useful information that makes getting from place to place easier than ever. Powered by Windows Automotive technology, the technology provides these features:

Microsoft has been working with the automotive industry since 1995 to provide software that delivers information, entertainment, communication and services in vehicles. The company works closely with automakers, suppliers, aftermarket manufacturers, service providers and consumers to provide the embedded automotive industry with the systems and tools for building the next generation of intelligent, Windows Powered devices that demand rich applications and access to Internet services for a wide range of flexible solutions.