Mobile phone-to-car technology

Samsung Electronics and German automaker Audi have teamed up to introduce Bluetooth technology that enables users to listen to MP3 music files from their mobile handsets in Hi-Fi stereo over the car's stereo system. The electronic's giant plans to expand A2DP supporting cellular phone models in the future, including the i300 smart phone that comes with a 3-gigabyte harddisk memory.Foreign automobile makers plan to further integrate Bluetooth technology into automobiles. U.S. digital jukebox maker AppleComputer is expanding partnerships with global auto nameplates, such as BMW, Mercedes, and Audi, to incorporate MP3 players into their latest luxury models.

Source: engadget.comAdded: 2 June 2006