Posted Feb 26, 2009 1:09 UTC (Thu) by corbet
In reply to: Microsoft sues TomTom
Parent article: Microsoft sues TomTom
If you read the claims (which really define what has been patented) it's even more obvious. Claim 1 is, in its entirety:
A vehicle computer system comprising:
a housing of a size suitable to be mounted in a vehicle dashboard;
a computer mounted within the housing;
an open platform operating system executing on the computer; and
an Internet wireless link to provide access to the Internet.
A smartphone in a little plastic holder would seem to qualify.
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