Driving digital content: How hard drive storage is changing the automotive experience

Poit, Rob
October 2006
Portable Design;Oct2006, Vol. 12 Issue 10, p22
The article discusses the important functions of digital contents particularly on the processes on how hard drive storage is changing the automotive industry. Majority of automotive users relied on analog automotive system like iPod connectors to enjoy in-car access to digital devices such as DVD players. These individuals are demanding for a more direct in-car access to their digital content. This demand has prompted automotive manufacturers to develop in-dash and portable in-car devices like the hard drive storage technology which is integral to all automotive digital content. Hard drives are versatile devices which can store content like music, video, photographs and data. They can store data of up to ten times the capacity of a flash memory.


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