Hyundai recently held its Future Automobile Technology Competition in South Korea, pitting 12 teams against each other to see which autonomous tech comes out on top. Only four teams made it to the final round, and on the second day, disaster. A strange liquid fell from the sky.
Hyundai and Microsoft have just agreed for the latter to develop software for the former's cars, shoving in a "music and information system" by the year 2010. No details yet, but from the sound of things it seems like Microsoft's taking advantage of their experience with the Ford Sync system and making voice-control… »
The Provia A7, developed by Hyundai Telematics, is even more souped-up than its predecessor, the horny-making A1. It starts with a slim 7" 800 x 480 LCD, adds an animated touch interface, then packs in navigation, simultaneous reception of T-DMB TV and TPEG traffic and other data, a removable battery and a freakin'… »
This Hyundai W-100 Wrist Phone is not the first cellphone in the form factor of a watch, and it's probably not going to be the last, either. Hyundai is apparently marketing this watch we showed you in the form of prototype last summer from Chinese company Cect. That's a lot of tech to pack into a small space, and this… »
Looking for a badass LCD with no ghosting thanks to a 1ms response time? This may be it. The Hyundai S90D has a 1ms response time, integrated speakers, integrated tv-tuner (!!), 1000:1 contrast ration, 300cd/m3 brightness and native resolution of 1280 x 1024 at 19 inches. Sexy is all I have to say about this. Too bad… »
The Doorcap Smart lock from Hyundai lets you lock your door and throw away the key. However, you'll need one of the six provided RFID passcards to let yourself in. »
Forget spritzing some scent on your wrists and neck. Obviously, it's much better if your perfume can just be released into the air every time you open your cellphone. Adds a certain, je ne sais quoi, non? Well, it adds something alright. Like a whopping $1200 price tag. I mean, I know many of you have been cursing… »
This week in Jalopnik: Tokyo motor show, part ni. Carmakers take Tokyo really seriously these days, using the show to launch their most high-concept and technology-focused prototypes. Automotive Armani, signer Giorgietto Giugiaro celebrates 50 years in the biz with a Ferrari concept; Volkswagen shows a high-mileage… »