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Is Your Infotainment System's Font Distracting You?

A study from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Age Lab, the New England University Transportation Center and Monotype Imaging, a provider of typefaces for consumer devices and applications, reveals that different kinds of typefaces used in vehicle infotainment and portable navigation screens impact glance time, which is the amount of time drivers spend with their eyes off the road and on display screens. Easy-to-read typefaces could improve driver focus, and potentially, reduce the risk of accidents. In two studies ... continue reading»

Tags: News, Car Tech, Distracted Driving, technology, infotainment systems

Did the iPhone 5 Just Make Your Car Obsolete?

With the introduction of the iPhone this week, your phone probably seems out-of-date, but does the iPhone 5 make your car totally obsolete as well? In short, no. An instant transporter app still has yet to be developed, so you’ll probably still need a car to get around —at least for a while. However, the iPhone 5 may throw a wrench into how you play music from an iPhone on your car's stereo. You’ve probably heard by ... continue reading»

Tags: News, technology, iPhone 5, Apple

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