“iLane” was developed by Intelligent Mechatronic Systems Inc. (IMS) and gathered a great deal of press back in 2006 when it recieved $5 million in funding. Now they have officially announced its North American availablity.
iLane is entirely hands-free and is the “first in-car device that interacts directly with your smartphone and lets you manage your inbox using simple voice commands, it reads e-mails to the user out loud, on command, and it allows for access and control of other smartphone applications by voice command, including managing phone calls, SMS messages and calendars.”
Apart from reading your info and being a personal assistant on the go, iLane gives you daily news, sports and weather updates. You can pick this up for $599 with a charge of $7.99 a month at ilane.com.