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Ford And Bug Labs Build Open-source R&D Platform For In-car Connectivity
2011-09-13 05:11:27

  Ford Motor Company and open-source hardware and software provider Bug Labs announced a joint development agreement on Monday to collaborate on a new in-car research platform that allows third-party developers to build open-source products that interact with Ford's Sync system. The companies showcased a prototype of the new platform, called OpenXC, during the TechCrunch Disrupt conference in San Francisco on Monday, using a Ford Fiesta as the demonstration vehicle. The prototype...


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sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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