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Voyager Connected Car Smartphone Helps Drivers Stay Connected and Undistracted
A company called Accel Telecom
has launched what it calls the first standalone connected car
smartphone called the Voyager. The Voyager is designed to be easily
installed in any car and uses an existing phone number via a twin-SIM. The Voyager device gives drivers a safer and superior connected car experience according to the manufacturer.
The device is based on the Android operating
system and uses a HSUPA QUALCOMM module and has dedicated Waze launcher
keys. The device is designed to allow for hands-free dialing and has
dedicated large physical keys. It also promises high-quality noise and
echo cancellation for clear audio quality in the car.
The device can also provide a 3G
Wi-Fi hotspot inside the car and is voice-activated. The device can
also connect to the OBD port on the vehicle using Bluetooth or other
connectivity options. Pricing and availability are unknown.