Work on wheels
MOBILEBy BiztechAfrica - July 12, 2011, 2:21 p.m.
Car maker Renault has incorporated the BlackBerry Playbook tablet PC into its latest concept car, the Renault FRENDZY.
With the BlackBerry PlayBook integrated into the car, the FRENDZY becomes an office on wheels, doubling up as a commercial vehicle and a comfortable passenger car.
For business users on the road, the PlayBook simply plugs into the dashboard, delivering advanced performance, with web browsing, support for Adobe Flash, HD multimedia and advanced security features and out of the box enterprise support.
Connecting directly into the centre console, its 7 inch touchscreen is easy to operate and as soon as it is plugged in, becomes an integral element of the vehicle, configuring itself into the Renault environment, but also allowing work to continue when the device is removed.
BlackBerry maker RIM reports that the car, a concept designed under the leadership of Laurens van den Acker, would be well suited to neighbourhood deliveries and local craftsmen.
BlackBerry PlayBook also plays an important role in the customization of the vehicle, transforming the exterior screen and controlling useful messages or information and can also be used as a mobile advertising board.
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