In this year’s CES, Rydeen presented a car system with a touch screen and Android Froyo. It integrates apps for detailed control of peripheral sound in the car, and a USB port. It also features an SD slot, as well as a second slot for microSD cards. This is so when you load the navigation maps of your choice, the memory card drive is not “occupied”. There was also mention of a 3G transceiver, but no such thing was demonstrated in the exhibition.
However, since this is not something we haven’t seen before, and CES is a place for innovation, Rydeen also presented a rear-view car mirror, with a reflective touch surface and Android Froyo. In fact, besides Google’s standard menu, the device also featured a customized interface, to make it simpler for drivers to use. Rydeen admitted however, that in this state, the device is more of an experiment, than an early-stage sample of a retail product. Nevertheless, they hope to present an improved version in 2013.