Windows Embedded Comes To Automobiles

Microsoft, not being content in just being on your desk, your phone, and your laptop, has moved into the embedded department in your car. I thought they have a version of Windows running in certain Ford vehicles already? Ford SYNC? I believe this goes a step further. More details to follow!

Microsoft announced today that Windows Embedded Automotive technologies are powering the touch-screen Information Hub for the 2011 Nissan LEAF electric car. The hub gives LEAF drivers and passengers a navigation system and electricity charging station locator. It also shares power consumption monitoring information with drivers, and enables easy in-car climate monitoring – all on top of a smooth, quiet electric ride. Be sure to check out a video of the car in action.