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Velocity in Vehicles technology to be showcased by Sprint at 2012 LA Auto Show


Sprint has equipped the new Chrysler Ram 1500 truck with its innovative Velocity in Vehicle communication platform. The same will be presented to the audiences at the upcoming LA Auto Show. Apart from the Ram 1500 the SRT viper car also boasts of this innovation technology platform.

Through this platform one will be able to easily use devices like Iphones as also Android devices to control functions of the vehicle remotely. Through this wireless connectivity feature, one can stream audio and surf internet sites as also activate a 3G cellular Wi-Fi hotspot for passengers. Once connected to the platform individuals can us their mobile devices to lock and unlock a Ram 1500 truck or a SRT Viper.

Devices can also be sued to start the vehicle and if a vehicle is stolen GPS co-ordinates will be transmitted to the smart phone. Integrated cloud services accentuate usage of services like texting and mail while at the same time ensuring safety of the driver and occupants. An innovative voice to text function has been incorporated within certain cloud services to provide optimum satisfaction when using this platform.

Sprint is the telematics integrator and wireless connectivity partner for Chrysler and its looking to partner with other auto manufacturers to make use of this Velocity communication platform in other vehicles.

Chrysler’s Uconnect Access system to be seen in the new 2013 SRT Viper supercar and the revamped 2013 Ram 1500 full-size pickup is now nominated for AOL Autos’ Technology of the Year Award in connectivity category. Winners will be announced in 2013 January at the Consumer Electronics Show.


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Nabanita Singha Roy

Nabanita Singha Roy

Love for a red car has with experience transformed to a detailed outlook for around the clock news from Nabanita Singha Roy. Starting out as auto blogger in 2009, her inextricable editorial approach guarantees diverse storylines for a widely enthusiastic automotive readership.

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