Microsoft revs its automotive engines

By on November 26, 2003, 11:26 AM
The software maker has persuaded a number of carmakers to use its slimmed-down Windows CE operating system to power a variety of in-car electronics, from navigation systems to music players to information devices. BMW, in particular, has gravitated to Microsoft systems, although the company has announced wins with Honda, Volvo and others as well.

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TS | Thomas said:
Just when you thought it was getting safe to drive...... This'll give new meaning to "fatal errors" & blue screens of "death".
vassil3427 said:
Oh this is gonna be great, I can only imagine someone trying to use the navigation system in their new car..and bleep, BSOD's start coming up...
poertner_1274 said:
That is absolutely hilarious, but unfortunately they can get away with it because they are such a monopoly.
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