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Android in cars


You compare the experience to the times when most software was proprietary- this is probably the very reason that manufacturers don't want to use android. Keeping your software(and hardware, of course) closed source and very hush-hush also tends to keep your competition from one-upping you right away. Because as far as I can tell, android would be perfect for control, display, and entertainment,and it would cost less to make. The car I expected to use android, the Tesla Model S, actually uses RIM's(formerly) QNX OS, but it has fantastic response, and the UI is great. At CES(Obviously not guaranteeing anything), there were plenty of auto manufacturers showing off new android-based instrumentation, along with a couple Tizen ones too. Just gotta give it time I guess.

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