Ford has released an update to vehicle interface Sync 3 with support for Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
Ford gave its cars that support Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. Native integration of multimedia systems of cars with smartphones appeared after the upgrade side of the system Sync 3.
Car system, Sync 3, which is used in Ford, many criticized for excessive congestion and complexity. But it has a wide range of options. For example, today Ford announced the start of distribution of updates to the car 2016 model year with the system Sync 3, which among other things brings support for platforms Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.
A distinctive feature of the technology Apple and Google is that the interface of the infotainment system repeats the appearance of the screen of the mobile device, making operation convenient and intuitive.
Users of Ford vehicles will be able to use the iPhone 5 and newer, as well as devices with Android Lollipop or later for synchronization with the multimedia system of the car and access to your music, maps, messages, and various applications directly from the display of the car.
Tellingly, to install the update do not have to go to the dealership. To update the system either through a USB drive by downloading a corresponding software or through Wi-Fi.
By the way, this is the first update Sync 3, which will be distributed including “on the air”.