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    CES: Gracenote MoodGrid could be in cars by year's end

    Last year at IFA, we had a chance to check out a beta version of Gracenote's MoodGrid, an Android tablet app that automatically creates a music playlist using a 10x10 grid with Positive, Energentic, Calm and Dark criteria placed on each axis. Select a place on the graph and it automatically ...

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    Opinion: Why doesn't Europe care about infotainment?

    IFA opened to the public last Saturday, but if you're looking for in-car tech and an automaker presence, it's best to avoid Europe's largest consumer electronics show. The expo is the overseas equivalent of the Consumer Electronics Show, bringing hundreds of manufacturers to Berlin, Germany to ...

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    Video: IFA 2011: Gracenote shows off the future of mood-based music

    After a particularly rough day, few things are more cathartic than getting in your car and reveling in some choice tunes to suit your mood. Sure, you could dial up one of the 'heads (Radiohead, Portishead, The Talking Heads...) and wallow in self-pity on your way home, or – if Gracenote has ...

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    Video: IFA 2011: Nuance dictation beta is in-car voice-to-text done right

    If your vehicle or smartphone has voice-to-text functionality, there's a good chance Nuance is working behind the scenes. If you haven't checked out the company's iPhone or Android app, it's worth the download just to get a feel for the technology, and the company's next implementation is set to ...


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