Cool Hunting's in Austin, Texas this week to check out SXSW and all the related goings-on. With a bursting line-up that includes Interactive, Film and Music conferences, screenings, live music, tradeshows, and parties, it's no wonder that registration's rumored to be up by 50% this year. Here's the first of our reports from the frontlines of SXSW 2006.
Since landing in Texas, the How to Develop Digitally Convergent Technologies for Cars and a follow-up chat with panelist and Austin-based The Futures Lab founding president Derek Woodgate—showed us that gadgets like GPS-based devices are only the very first steps toward making driving a safer, more comfortable, and more convenient experience for tomorrow's road warriors.
Get Woodgate's take on cars that drive themselves and how your car may someday respond to your mood, after the jump.