“The launch of iOS 6 will bring greater automobile integration to the iPhone with “Eyes Free,” a new feature that will allow a car to bring up Siri voice control,” Neil Hughes reports for AppleInsider.
“With Hands Free, the iPhone screen stays off, so it will not distract the driver,” Hughes reports. “Since Siri talks back to a user out loud, drivers can control many functions on their iPhone with just the press of a button and the use of their voice, allowing them to keep their hands on the wheel and their eyes on the road.”
Hughes reports, “The full list of auto makers shown by Apple at Monday’s keynote is: BMW, General Motors, Mercedes-Benz, Land Rover, Jaguar, Audi, Toyota, Chrysler, [and] Honda.”
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MacDailyNews Take: Where’s Ford? Oh, right, they’re in self-inflicted hell. Smirk.
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