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theresa51282
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I thought this was such a cool concept. http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=dl9eqdZpvJU
After enduring a 9 hour car ride this past week with a toddler. It would be cool if it could also play videos and such. I know my daughter would get a huge kick out of drawing on the windows.

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Living in the frikkin' future.
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Pretty cool, but I can see my kids getting bored with it after about 1 hour if that's all it did. For the money something like that would cost, it would have to have some pretty cool games that went along with it.
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"Count the Horses" will never be the same.
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Windmill!!
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Annie
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Youtube commenters make me not want to live on this planet anymore.
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Lyrhawn
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That looks super cool, but it would have to be pretty damned expensive. It would require several cameras, then there's the touch screen windows, sensors for distance, etc. It WOULD have to do more to justify the price, but it's pretty awesome.

I think before we see this, we'll see a HUD system on windshields for drivers.

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I believe there are HUD windshields available today.
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quote:
Originally posted by Glenn Arnold:
Windmill!!

lol.
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quote:
Originally posted by TomDavidson:
I believe there are HUD windshields available today.

Yep, some Cadillacs and Corvettes have them to name just a couple.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6oPqDeMZD94

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Didn't realize these were commercially available yet. I have to imagine they have more complex ones by now, like ones that alert drivers to hazards and detect when you're falling asleep.
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