Started with computers , smartphones and tablets continued , and that’s got to the machines – a few minutes ago, Apple introduced a new feature CarPlay, simplifying the use of the iPhone and iPad in cars. Previously, the company called service “iOS in the Car”.
According to Apple, this week at the Geneva Motor Show will be officially presented vehicles with on-board systems that support CarPlay. First names, to implement the project will be Ferrari, Mercedes and Volvo.
“Premiere CarPlay drivers Ferrari, Mercedes-Benz and Volvo will take place this week “, – the press -service of Apple.
As the vice president of product marketing for Apple iPhone and iOS Greg Joswiak , thanks CarPlay drivers can use the iPhone in the car with minimal distraction from driving. Feature lets you view contacts, make calls, redial , voicemail and perform other actions with the screen side of the car, and a voice assistant Siri.
” Other automakers , including BMW Group, Ford, General Motors, Honda, Hyundai Motor Company, Jaguar Land Rover, Kia Motors, Mitsubishi Motors, Nissan Motor Company, PSA Peugeot Citroën, Subaru, Suzuki and Toyota Motor Corp., Already working to implement CarPlay for its drivers , “- said in a statement Apple.
Integration with cars will allow drivers to give voice guidance assistant Siri, listen and send SMS, use charts and perform other tasks without removing hands from the steering wheel . As expected, the new car mode CarPlay appears in iOS 7.1, which is in beta testing since last November and will debut in mid-March .
Apart from Ferrari, Mercedes-Benz and Volvo CarPlay showed interest in BMW, Toyota, Ford, Nissan, Suzuki and other automakers .