TITLE

Ford looks at iButton

AUTHOR(S)
Wilson, Amy
PUB. DATE
October 2000
SOURCE
Automotive News;10/23/2000, Vol. 75 Issue 5900, p36LL
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Informs on automaker Ford Motor Co.'s work with information technology partners to enable the Wingcast telematics system to recognize a driver's preferences even before the vehicle is started. Introduction of a specially equipped Lincoln LS car showcasing the system; Use of data from a personalized and secure key fob called iButton.
ACCESSION #
3793616

 

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