March 4, 2014
Zeen Technology where the car dashboard has more the Apple interface. The “Apple CarPlay” is set to arrive in late this year in a car near you (LoL)- Ferrari, Mercedes, and Volvo. The new “CarPlay — the integration of iPhone functions into an automobile dashboard. On March 3, Apple unveiled CarPlay (known previously as iOS in the Car) as a new way to let drivers “use their iPhone in the car with minimized distraction.”
New auto thinking on what the driving experience can be and will become as the driver is placed in an ecosystemic pod for the luxury of the driver-passenger. The car is becoming a content location for the end user.
CarPlay will be available as an update to iOS 7. But as CNET’s Tim Stevens points out, cars themselves won’t be running iOS; instead, they’ll be receiving a signal from the handsets — the iPhone 5, 5C, and 5S — when they’re connected to the car via Lightning cable. Drivers will be able to use CarPlay either with fingers on the touch screen or by speaking out loud to the Siri software.
The rise of the dashboard interactive play stations are driving the driver to split attentions from the road, dashboard and unknowable actions that can occur. As the call for auto safety was shouted from the roof tops and heavily lobbied dispanning the use of cell tech in the car now the rise of other toys enters the auto ecosystem. The auto ecosystem is moving toward a vibrant dynamic ecosystem.