MacNN | Hyundai joins car makers supporting Siri Eyes-Free tech
Mac News Network View: Standard | Headlines | Categorized | Slim
Mac News Network
Mac News iPod News Reviews Forums
 

Desktop Headlines
Hyundai joins car makers supporting Siri Eyes-Free tech
Monday, January 7, 2013 @ 5:43pm

Korea's Hyundai is joining the list of car makers supporting Apple's Siri Eyes-Free technology, according to a CES announcement. The company hasn't identified specific car models yet, but says that upcoming vehicles with dashboard consoles will get the technology. Using Eyes-Free requires a mobile device running iOS 6.



The feature integrates iOS devices with a car's voice command systems, and puts a trigger button on the steering wheel, ensuring that a person never has to look down at an iPhone or iPad to talk to Siri. It also prevents a device from lighting up every time a Siri command goes through. Hyundai included, 10 car brands now have Eyes-Free: the others are Audi, BMW, Chevy, Chrysler, Honda, Jaguar, Land Rover, Mercedes-Benz, and Toyota.

Comments on this Article
Print Friendly Version
Email to a Friend
Add MacNN to Your RSS Feeds
Buy from the Apple Store


Related Stories:

Most Recent Stories:

  • Briefly: Pebble Time ships May 27, HBO Now discounts considered - 5:32 PM EST
  • Google 'Project Fi' invites to be sent out by mid-summer - 5:04 PM EST
  • Hands On: Aftershokz Bluez conduction headphones - 3:58 PM EST
  • AT&T to drop two-year contracts through third-party sellers - 3:57 PM EST
  • Apple Game Roundup: Game of Thrones, Heroes of the Storm, more - 2:29 PM EST
  • Daily Deals: ViewSonic Projector, Acer Chromebook, iTunes credit - 2:20 PM EST
  • Forums: 15-inch MBP updates, wireless mouse problems and more - 2:14 PM EST

    Today's iPodNN Stories:
  • Google 'Project Fi' invites to be sent out by mid-summer - 5:04 PM EST
  • Android M could be revealed with fingerprint reader API next week - 12:36 PM EST
  • Google reportedly working on Internet of Things operating system - 8:42 AM EST
  • Briefly: Skrillex Editions smartphone cases, Sling TV on Android TV - 9:57 PM EST
  • Briefly: Comcast HBO Go on Fire TV, Wi-Fi update for Android Wear - 6:09 PM EST
  • No comments posted on this story yet. Please post yours.
    Your Comments
    In order to post comments, you must be a registered member of the MacNN Forums and logged in. Please login with your MacNN Forums username and password.

    MacNN Forums Login:

    MacNN Forums Password:

    Not a member of the MacNN forums? Register now for free.