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IDB

(ITS Data Bus) An interface between devices in an automobile endorsed by the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE). Designed to fulfill the goal of Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS), the ITS Data Bus enables engine diagnostic equipment, GPS navigation systems, wireless phones, radios, TVs, games and other mobile devices to interoperate over a standard bus. For example, an IDB-compliant display screen could accept text and/or graphics output from an IDB-compliant navigation system, CD changer, cellphone or video game. For more information, visit www.sae.org and search on "IDB."
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Highlights from the International Data Base update include:
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It's identified promising markets and titles, appointed a leader for international magazines, and is working on building an international data base equal to its well-known domestic one.

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