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G4 installed into Tatra 613 car for GPS, audio...

updated 10:05 am EST, Thu January 22, 2004

G4 installed into Tatra

MujMAC.cz describes a "complex overhaul of Tatra 613 car and . The built-in PowerMac G4 supports GPS navigation, audio and video playback as well as processing of telematics data, internet access etc. The system is using special simplified user interface, that can easily be controlled even when driving. Built-in circuits also allow some functions of the car to be controlled remotely using a mobile telephone. The article also addresses some specific hardware issues commonly encountered by authors of similar modifications."




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  1. MacNN.com Reader

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    Hmmm

    How slow can you go?

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    re:Hmmm

    Not as slow as you'd go with a Pentium!

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    woah

    talk about geeky cool. He's a gutsy guy with a lot of know how.

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    Heh

    Next an old Skoda or the Russian Lada . . . or maybe a Fiat Uno?

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    G5

    why didnt he put a G5 in it right away, yesterdays technology.

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    Yea yeah

    Foget the trolls above. Great work.

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    wow

    That is really well done

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    Inspiring!

    This guy actually went so far as to develop his own Cocoa applications! This is the only car/mac mod I've seen that actually looks like it came installed from the factory!

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    BAD a**!

    Thats the baddest setup i ever seen! I would like to see that thing in person. VERY kool indeed and I bet it would EASILY take first place at many tech shows ! Thats REAL mac guru s*** at work!

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    Powered by Apple

    what's wrong with the G4?
    Apple is still selling them..

    The G5 is here.. doesn't mean you guys can diss the G4 or even the G3.

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