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Smartphone Tech Fully Into Latest Toyota

Toyota’s concept Smart Credit: Toyota

John for – Your Universe

Auto manufacturer Toyota has the wraps from a new prototype called Smart Insect at its this week at the CEATEC Exhibition of Advanced Technologies) taking place in Japan.

whose name stands for Network Social Electricity Transporter, is packed with now commonly found on phones and and is fully electric, charging via a 100-volt AC outlet, writes Abent for SlashGear .

The single-seat Smart Insect very similar to the Smart ForTwo. but thinner with a seat and gull-wing doors.

of the impressive tech, packaged as Virtual Agent, includes a detection system, courtesy of Kinect. writes Sarah for Engadget. On-board motion allow the car to recognize its owner on face and body shape, and the owner´s behavior by analyzing and determining when to open the for example and allows for the front and displays to display a welcome when the owner approaches the

Voice recognition software the car door and other functions, a speaker on the hood of the car and dashboard-mounted monitors” on the front and back.

car is based on the concept of connecting cars, and homes. It was developed by an IT and has technologies such as telematics in,” said Yuji group manager at Toyota.

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By accessing users´ smartphones, Jay Alabaster for IDG News Service. may also gain access to about its customers beyond driving habits. “The car data gathered from actions to predict what will do and suggest information to said Amano. “One might be in navigation, where the uses what the user has so far to suggest a destination.”

The Insect´s sports a wireless charging a dash-mounted monitor that to the driver´s handset and a button for up Toyota´s Virtual Agent. As a car, the Insect naturally in with entertainment and navigation in this case, via Toyota´s Center .

There´s also integration a home energy management which allows the owner to air conditioning and lock the front via a smartphone app. As this is a of concept — and one we couldn´t test at that — it´s unclear how these features work, and unlikely that we´ll see the prototype make it to market. it´s fun to dream, and you can do that by into our hands-on video past the break.

The car is based on Toyota´s Coms electric vehicle, which in Japan for about $9,000. The can reach speeds of 35 miles per and can drive for about 30 miles on a charge.

The CEATEC show, largest consumer electronics runs in Makuhari, just of Tokyo from Tuesday Thursday.

Source: John for — Your Online

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