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New Focus with Ford SYNC in China Features Mandarin; Initial HTTP Speed+Mobility Open Source Prototype Released

At Auto China 2012, Ford and Microsoft unveiled “multilanguage functionality” in Ford SYNC with the all-new Focus, an in-car infotainment system powered by the Windows Embedded Automotive software platform.

“With the introduction of the Focus, SYNC will feature Mandarin as its interfacing language, recognizing wide-ranging accents from 13 provinces, while also responding to …

Windows Embedded Powered ‘Intelligent Systems’ in Motion at IDC’s SMART TECHnology World

At IDC’s annual SMART TECHnology World conference, Windows Embedded General Manager Kevin Dallas provided a state of the union for enterprise IT and the impact of intelligent systems.

According to IDC, intelligent systems currently represent a $649 billion market, which is expected to increase from 1.1 billion unit shipments today to …

Ford Reaches 3 Millionth SYNC-equipped Vehicle Powered by Microsoft Milestone

According to a case study published this week by Microsoft the appeal of Ford’ss SYNC automotive infotainment platform is significant. To date, SYNC has been installed in over 3 million vehicles, making it the fastest selling infotainment unit in the US.

Ford's SYNC automotive infotainment platformFord's SYNC automotive infotainment platformThe tremendous advancements in automotive infotainment systems have eliminated the …

Ford Software Development Kit (SDK) to Pair Smartphone Apps with SYNC Voice Command

Ford is eleasing a SDK to developers looking to make their smartphone apps compatible with Ford SYNC’s voice command system.

Since Ford launched its developer website, the company says it has received more than 1,000 submissions from developers looking either to modify their existing apps, or create all-new ones that interface with

Microsoft Tellme and “Speech features in Windows Phone 7, Ford Fiesta vehicles with SYNC” – Video

Microsoft Tellme, voice recognition service, is deeply integrated into upcoming Windows Phone 7. In a new video below this integration is on display, showing how you can press and hold the start key to access the voice interface. Once activated, you can direct phone to call a friend, search for local businesses and launch apps, …

MyFord Touch” Ford’s next-gen Sync “explodes to over 10k commands”

Ford announced that its “Sync in-car command, navigation, and entertainment system” has improved its voice recognition interface by increasing the vocabulary by more than 100x, allowing system commands to be much simpler and more direct. “With new voice command system available in next gen of Sync called “MyFord Touch,” users will be able to speak …