The DriveCast integration with the VNC in-vehicle technology was on show at the RealVNC stand at Telematics Detroit 2012 held on June 6-7.
What we have done is to integrate our Android DriveCast app, including the RealVNC automotive library inside a specific app version for the conference.
with this nee app when you connect the Android smartphone to your USB car connector, the app realizes it’s connected to the car and shows a different user interface designed for the car experience:
- optimized for car displays from 3″ to 7″
- operable both on resistive and capacitive touchscrens
- operable by the standard steering wheel buttons
- simple and easy actions only: avoids driver distraction
Our target was to create something that was easier to operate in the car than a standard CD-changer, and here is our achievement for you to judge: