Cars Get Even Techier: Ford Intros MyFord Touch

During CES 2010, Ford has introduced the MyFord Touch in-car computer system, which is basically the next logical step ahead from the Sync system.

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During CES 2010, Ford has introduced the MyFord Touch in-car computer system, which is basically the next logical step ahead from the Sync system.

The new Ford’s system promises to integrate a variety of functions and controls into a new, intuitive interface that should greatly enhance the drive. The system features a main eight-inch touchscreen in the center and two 4.2-inch LCD displays on either side of the speedometer.

To organize all your actions, Ford has grouped the major non-driving related activities into four categories: phone, climate, navigation and entertainment, each of which is assigned a color. The colored categories appear on both the main eight-inch display and the right 4.2-inch display. The left display features traditional driving info like mileage and fuel, and the two upper screens are controlled by respective steering controls.

The system also accepts voice commands and control via the center touchscreen, which will allow both driver and passenger to access the system. Personalized settings can be transferred from one car to another with an SD card or flash drive, so you can easily take entertainment preferences from vehicle to vehicle.

The new system will debut on the 2011 Lincoln MKX and it will also be available in the 2011 Ford Edge and Focus. [via AutoBlog]

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