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:

Today's MacNN Stories:

  • Apple vs. Samsung, day eight: Pushing the judge's boundaries - 2:00 AM EST

    Today's iPodNN Stories:
  • Briefly: Google Trends' email notifications, Tresorit storage launch - 12:22 AM EST
  • Briefly: PS Store flash sale, AT&T updates GoPhone plan - 10:20 PM EST
  • Samsung details premium subscription for Milk Music service - 2:41 PM EST
  • Briefly: Tesco confirms Hudl sequel, Chromecast offers credit in UK - 11:52 AM EST
  • Microsoft sells 5M Xbox One consoles, Sony hits 7M PlayStation 4 sales - 10:23 AM 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.