Monday, April 25, 2011

New York Auto Show Video: Linda Marshall of OnStar Describes IntelliLink

Linda Marshall, President of OnStar, General Motors' technology unit, describes IntelliLink, a hands-free and touchscreen interface coming on the 2012 Buick Verano, Regal and LaCrosse and the 2012 GMC Terrain. IntelliLink is an in-vehicle wireless connectivity and customizable infotainment system using Bluetooth or USB to connect the driver’s smartphone to a new 7- or 8-inch, high-resolution, full-color touch screen display radio allowing smartphone control via voice activation and steering wheel-mounted controls. It also enables streaming stereo audio from the phone through services like PANDORA® Internet radio and Stitcher SmartRadio®. Buick IntelliLink enables seamless integration of stowed portable devices with each vehicle’s infotainment system, allowing drivers to keep their hands on the wheel and eyes on the road.