As you know, when an already distracted driver gets his hands on a GPS
the results can be disastrous: that's why we're predicting a whole slew of train wrecks
once the NR-HZ001 hits the streets. Beginning November 5th, the device -- which doubles as a digital TV
receiver -- will start shipping with new Mitsubishi
autos, either at ¥250,000 ($2,353) for full segment digital video or ¥200,000 ($1,883) for 1seg
. Both versions feature an internal hard drive, Bluetooth
, ten million destinations and something called Multi Relay Operation: the ability for the driver and passengers to control the unit simultaneously through voice recognition. But we have to ask: between the live TV and the scintillating conversation you and your passengers are bound to have with the GPS, who will be watching the road?
[Via Coolest Gadgets