Toyota adds Internet to new Vehicles via Mobile Phones

Toyota adds Internet to new Vehicles via Mobile Phones


IEO DATA Japan has developed a Bluetooth mobile phone adapter that will enable Internet access within the in-car navigation system of your Toyota or Lexus vehicle. It is to be available by the end of September, the price has not been confirmed but it will around 10,000 yen (US $89).

The PDI-B922 Bluetooth adapter connects the outer port of your mobile phone, which enables hands free conversation and Telematic service called “G-BOOK ALPHA” by genuine Bluetooth car navigation in Toyota vehicles. G-BOOK Alpha allows users to make on-demand purchases of music using the G-DRM (Digital Rights Management) digital copyright protection system built into G-BOOK ALPHA navigation systems.

Equipped with a dedicated wireless communications device, G-BOOK ALPHA DCM (Data Communication Module), the navigation system enables data communications at 2.4Mbps, 16 times faster than its predecessor.