Home / News / Ford to Introduce Wireless CarPlay in Select 2020 Vehicles With SYNC 4

Ford to Introduce Wireless CarPlay in Select 2020 Vehicles With SYNC 4


Ford right now previewed its new SYNC Four infotainment system, together with
help for wi-fi CarPlay and Android Auto
. The brand new SYNC Four system will likely be out there on choose Ford automobiles beginning in 2020.

CarPlay on SYNC 3

The wi-fi answer works over Bluetooth and Wi-Fi, permitting an iPhone to be linked to the CarPlay system with out utilizing a Lightning to USB cable. Ford joins BMW in providing wi-fi CarPlay, whereas manufacturers like Alpine, Kenwood, JVC, and Pioneer additionally supply aftermarket receivers with wi-fi CarPlay.

CarPlay‌ is Apple’s in-car platform that allows iPhone customers to entry a spread of apps from the dashboard, equivalent to Messages, Apple Maps, Apple Music, Podcasts, Overcast, Spotify, Pandora, WhatsApp, and Downcast. Since iOS 12, third-party navigation apps like Google Maps and Waze are additionally supported.

SYNC Four will even be able to
receiving over-the-air software program updates
.

SYNC Four will even be able to receiving over-the-air software program updates (‘https://media.ford.com/content material/fordmedia/fna/us/en/information/2019/10/30/quick-seamless-over-the-air-software-updates-keep-vehicle-tech-current.html’).

…so you may brick your car like a HomePod.

Is Ford nonetheless related anymore?

Simply have a look at the pickup truck gross sales. In North America, they’re very a lot related.

As for Wireles Automobile Play, why has it taken so lengthy? Hasn’t the characteristic been part of iOS 9 and better?
The CarPlay overhaul in iOS 13 needs to be one in every of my favourite new options—it’s nice!

About Joe Rossignol

Check Also

Dragon Quest of the Stars is available for download a day early, but you can’t play it yet (Update: Out now)Pre-download today, play tomorrow

Replace 1: 2020/02/25 7:35am PST Dragon Quest of the Stars is lastly playable Sq. Enix has …

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.