Webopedia on Google+Webopedia on TwitterWebopedia on FacebookTech Bytes Blog
Main » TERM » W »

Windows Embedded Automotive

Microsoft's platform for the development of in-vehicle infotainment solutions, which enable drivers to connect to a wide variety of multimedia and Internet-enabled connected services and technology for information and entertainment purposes.

The latest release of the platform, Windows Embedded Automotive 7, adds Microsoft Silverlight development tools, Microsoft Tellme speech technology for voice input control, touchscreen input support, extended SMS text message support, support for hands-free phone communication via Bluetooth technology and enhanced smartphone mobile device integration.

Windows Embedded Automotive 7's capabilities serve to help in the development and production of sophisticated automotive components and solutions from automotive manufacturers.  The platform powers a number of currently available in-vehicle infotainment services, most notably Ford’s SYNC and MyTouch Ford, Toyota’s Entune system and Fiat’s Blue&Me.

Windows Embedded Automotive 7 builds on two previous efforts from Microsoft, Microsoft Auto 4.1 and Windows Automotive 5.5, and is powered by Windows Embedded Compact 7, a compact real-time operating system that also powers the Windows Phone 7 platform.







TECH RESOURCES FROM OUR PARTNERS
LATEST ARTICLES
SEO Dictionary

From keyword analysis to backlinks and Google search engine algorithm updates, our search engine optimization glossary lists 85 SEO terms you need... Read More »

Slideshow: History of Microsoft Operating Systems

Microsoft Windows is a family of operating systems for personal computers. In this article we look at the history of Microsoft operating... Read More »

Slideshow: Interesting Facts About Google Search

From Goats to Penguins, a server outage and trillions of searches, our slideshow presents interesting facts about Google and the Google.com... Read More »

STUDY GUIDES
Java Basics, Part 1

Java is a high-level programming language. This guide describes the basics of Java, providing an overview of syntax, variables, data types and... Read More »

Java Basics, Part 2

This second Study Guide describes the basics of Java, providing an overview of operators, modifiers and control Structures. Read More »

The 7 Layers of the OSI Model

The Open System Interconnection (OSI) model defines a networking framework to implement protocols in seven layers. Use this handy guide to compare... Read More »