Passage presently underpins SYNC 3 with programming updates to help Apple CarPlay and Android Auto™ for model-year 2016 and 2017 vehicles.
Clients would now be able to refresh by downloading the product to a USB drive, visiting a dealership or with an over-the-air Wi-Fi association. This is Ford’s first programming refresh by means of Wi-Fi. It offers a helpful and mechanized option in contrast to existing overhaul techniques
Clients with model-year 2016 Ford vehicles can refresh to the new SYNC 3 variant 2.2 to pick up this help for Android Auto and Apple CarPlay.
“Our SYNC 3 programming stage was intended to be anything but difficult to refresh so we can get our clients the most recent and most noteworthy highlights, practically and security improvements,” said Don Butler, official chief, Ford Connected Vehicle and Services. “With over-the-air refreshes, we can convey new highlights to clients out of sight while they keep utilizing their vehicles.”
Good with Android™ gadgets 5.0 and higher, Android Auto brings the Android encounter into the vehicle securely and effectively. It offers Google Maps, Google Play Music, telephone, informing and outsider applications anticipated on the auto’s worked in showcase and accessible by means of voice controls. With a streamlined interface, substantial touch targets, Google voice seek and simple to-utilize voice controls, Android Auto is intended to limit diversion while out and about.
Android, Android Auto, Google Maps and Google Play are trademarks of Google Inc.
Apple CarPlay is perfect with iPhone 5 and later models running iOS 7.1 or higher. Apple CarPlay gives iPhone clients an instinctive method to make telephone calls, utilize voice-guided route, tune in to music, and send and get messages. The comfort enables the driver to remain concentrated out and about. Clients can control Apple CarPlay through the in-vehicle show or by means of Siri voice control. Apple CarPlay bolster requires a USB center point update accessible through Ford merchants.
Match up 3 at present backings Android Auto and Apple CarPlay on all model-year 2017 Ford autos including the Fiesta, Focus, Fusion and Mustang, SUVs including the Escape, Explorer and Expedition, F-Series trucks and Ford’s jolted vehicles.
Getting refreshes over Wi-Fi
Passage has had SYNC redesigns since 2009, yet this is the first run through the organization is putting forth a refresh by means of Wi-Fi. In Wi-Fi-empowered vehicles with Automatic System Updates turned on inside SYNC 3, the framework will intermittently associate with a client’s assigned Wi-Fi system to check for updates. In the event that a refresh is accessible, the framework consequently downloads the refresh out of sight over some undefined time frame with no client association. What’s more, SYNC 3 is intended to play out the refresh as long as Wi-Fi is associated before the vehicle killing, in this way there is no compelling reason to keep the vehicle running for the refresh to occur.