Gallery: Driving apps you wish for

Gallery: Driving apps you wish for

Summary: As part of the course called "Cloud Computing in the Commute," students from the University of Michigan developed apps for a Ford Fiesta research vehicle.


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  • Fuel tracker lets a driver see real-time information about getting the best fuel economy by sharing driving tips and giving suggestions to improve gas mileage.

  • NostraMap relies on crowd-sourcing to get up-to-the-minute information on traffic conditions such as accident, police patrols, and back-ups.

  • Listen. Speak. Rate. Share. features audio reviews for establishments that can be shared with friends using various social networking and blogging sites.

Topics: Virtualization, Cloud, Hardware, Microsoft, Servers

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