Cadillac CUE

Cadillac CUE may be the new You

In the age of smartphone apps, touch screen tablets and Bluetooth technological advances the luxury automaker, Cadillac, has unearthed its Cadillac User Experience (CUE) at the CTIA Wireless show after four years in the making.
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The concept of an innovative on-board ‘mother hub’ of sensual stimulation in your already “user friendly” Cadillac adventure now begins. This is a taste to the acreage of ’Infotainment’ to Americas automotive industry.

Sure, we have been introduced to the concept of Bluetooth, coupled with your driving experience, but CUE has upped the annie on this one. Cadillac has now married your smartphone with the immediate interface of your ‘ride‘. Face value features of Cadillac CUE include; customizable visualization with all digital gauges, large in dash eight-inch touch screen, and the glorious indulgence of Pandora Radio. Just when we thought it couldn’t get any better, Cadillac has impaled a 12.3-inch LCD user interfaced screen, right in front of you.

Furthermore, he more a user accesses a function, it will populate the lower scroll menu with hepatic response on the bottom of the screen. 3D Doppler radar weather reports, live area traffic data, and memorable navigation capabilities will fill your mind with information and security. The idea of a voice response system and larger screen capacity are in efforts to not retract your focus from the road, but to be your best co-pilot as you push to start your new driving experience into the future. Speak and you shall receive propels this dream of technological on-board companionship with SD card slots, USB ports, iPod play list importation and contact list integration.

Hopes that Cadillac will put BMW’s iDrive to shame is far more obtainable when GM plans to deploy its 2013 Cadillac XTS model with CUE on-board and its ATS and SRX models in tow. The revolution of CUE just may remind us of when On-Star hit the courts. Hopefully GM will make this dynamite moxie available in the future in its more affordable models such as the Buick LaCrosse or perhaps the Chevrolet Camaro.

The days of imagining are over, Cadillac has brought to the table a muse that will feed the competitive minds for years to come. Enjoy.


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Comments

Cadillac CUE is yet another demonstration of technology's triumph over our lives. I am not sure if this makes our lives more enjoyable, perhaps more complicated. This era is the beginning of the end of driving privacy.