Will Car Adaptors Be The Next Must Have Gadget? - John Rothe | Portfolio Manager, Quant, Tech Geek, And Sometime Superhero To My Kids

Will Car Adaptors Be The Next Must Have Gadget?

 

Will these plug-in adaptors become the next big thing?

These devices look like an oversized USB thumb drive and plug into the On-Board Diagnostics (OBD-II) port found in most cars made after 1996.

Some of these adaptors are already integrating with smart phones via a Bluetooth connection. This may open up a whole new market for app programmers.

Next step – custom car settings via a smart phone app? (perhaps a way to tweak engine performance to improve miles per gallon?)

 

via WSJ

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