Better voice-activated browsing from Ford

Ford drivers with SYNC© AppLink©©

Ford drivers with SYNC© AppLink©©

Ford partners with Radioplayer on voice activated radio browsing
by: John Glenday

“American car giant Ford has chosen Radioplayer as launch partner for its SYNC AppLink technology, a new breed of voice-activated car radios. The software will enable vehicle occupants to control smartphone apps whilst driving as well as using voice commands and dashboard controls when it launches on the Ford EcoSport (SUV) next year, before rolling out across the entire Ford range by autumn 2014.” [Read more]


Ford: Most Connected Company

Fusion Navigation

2013 Fusion Hybrid Navigation

Ford Concept Car Parks its Smart Apps in the Cloud
by: John Sandman

“The Evos, which made its U. S. debut in January at the Consumer Electronics Association trade show in Las Vegas, epitomizes the automaker’s attempt to separate itself from the competition across models and price ranges. While you’ll never see the Evos in a dealer’s showroom, it’s already exerting an influence on the 2013 Ford Fusion and the 2015 Mustang.

The Evos’ technology bridges the gap between home and office by sharing data in the cloud for an array of on-board apps, giving drivers more ways to personalize their vehicles. Ford is recognized by U.S. News as a Most Connected Company for not only being a pioneer in bringing cloud-based technology to its vehicles, but for making it available in its lower-priced models.” [Read more]