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Baidu, Ford partner on hackathon for in-car apps

Thursday 28 February 2013 | 12:30 CET | News
Chinese search services provider Baidu and automaker Ford collaborated to reward developers for creating in-car applications during a hackathon. All of the 26 applications were built with technologies and application development tools offered by the Baidu Cloud Developer Center and were integrated into Ford's AppLink system, which allows drivers to run voice-controlled applications on their phones. In addition to APIs and SDKs already available in the Baidu Cloud Developer Center, Baidu opened APIs, including music and facial recognition for this hackathon. Some of the integrated applications

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Baidu
Countries: World
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