Aftab Sultan

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April 17th, 2010

iPad in-dash project

No Comments, Audio, Cars, iPad, by sultanaf.

Regardless of what you think of Apple’s new iPad, I think this is a very cool project. A lot of the new cars already have a touch screen interface but for those who don’t I think this is a pretty good idea. With wireless syncing. the process of adding new songs can be simplified. With a decent GPS app combined with its big screen, this has a lot of potential. Of course if one wants to go hardcore, an OBDII scanner can be integrated to show useful information about the car like intake air temp, error codes, timing readings, etc. Keeping the cost aside, one potential problem I see with this is sun glare. Also the screen placement might be awkward and of course having a visible $500 iPad in a parked car is asking for trouble (it’s removable, so you can take it with you, I guess). Part 1: Part 2: