BMW adds full internet access to their iDrive. This is something I have been thinking about, putting a web browser into the car navigation. If everything goes as planned, we should have some people “Site Hopping” while they are stuck at the light and make us couple million bucks.
I think this is a smart move by BMW as some car manufacturer is going to put that web browser on the car navigation. Why not? The screen’s there, the computer is there, all you need to do is stick a broadband modem.
Watch as every other car manufacturer starts putting internet available on the navigation LCDs.
BMW will introduce full onboard Internet access that will allow drivers to copy maps and other information directly to their navigation systems.
The service will operate via an EDGE (Enhanced Data Rates for GSM Evolution) mobile connection, currently the fastest universal mobile connection available.
Want to bet that there will be irate drivers honking at junctions and addicts on the net while driving causing accidents?
yep, absolutely.. and then watch BMW get their butts sued off