New Ford owners will be able to literally talk to their car as Ford has announced its second generation version of its in-car information and entertainment system, SYNC 2, which will hit Australian roads later this year in the Ford Falcon and Territory.
SYNC2 is controlled by voice, along with commands issued through an 8-inch, high-resolution touchscreen in the car’s dashboard. The driver can control the car’s entertainment system, climate control, satellite navigation and linked mobile devices – like compatible smartphones and tablets – with voice commands.
New introductions to the system include pushing the voice control button and saying “I’m hungry” to bring up a list of local restaurants. Drivers and occupants can use SYNC2 to call up the restaurant to make a reservation, then provide guidance to the location with turn-by-turn directions. Continue reading “Ford’s SYNC2 coming in November” »