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Apple launches CarPlay at Geneva Show

Ferrari, Mercedes-Benz and Volvo will present their models with this technology " CarPlay " this week. Other major automakers should follow quickly.

Apple and cars, it is now more than a flirt. In parallel to the discussions and rumors that Cupertino company would maintain the electric carmaker Tesla Motors, Apple announced today that the technology will be CarPlay presented at the Geneva Motor Show with three manufacturers: Ferrari, Mercedes-Benz and Volvo . In parallel, the press release issued by Apple indicates that other CarPlay to integrate progressively, including BMW, Ford, General Motors, Honda, Hyundai, Jaguar Land Rover, Kia, Mitsubishi, Nissan, PSA, Subaru , Suzuki and Toyota. Seen: the cream of the automotive industry is seduced.

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CarPlay gives iPhone users a way to make calls, use maps , listen to music and access messages in just a word or a finger . Users can control CarPlay from the native interface of the car or by holding down the voice control button on the steering wheel to activate Siri without the risk of distraction. To use CarPlay must have an iPhone Lightning harbor (hence iPhone 5/5C/5S ) . " CarPlay was designed starting from a blank sheet to provide drivers an incredible experience when using their iPhone in the car ," said Greg Joswiak , vice president of iPhone and iOS Product Marketing Apple. " IPhone users still want their content to reach and CarPlay allows them to use their iPhone in the car with the least distraction possible. We are launching CarPlay in partnership with big names in the automobile and we are delighted that takes place this week in Geneva. " .

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Siri commands  

Specifically, Once the iPhone is connected to a vehicle that incorporates CarPlay , Siri gives access to contacts, make calls, remember when you miss a call and listen to messages. For new messages or new notifications , Siri allows , without looking at the iPhone, to respond via voice commands , reading posts and leaving dictate messages or make a call. Plans associated with it can anticipate routes , using information from recent trips , from contacts , emails or SMS, and provides guidance instructions , information on traffic and time of arrival. It is also possible to ask Siri voice-guided navigation through a step associated with plans , which will be displayed on the screen for this purpose in your car. CarPlay allows drivers to access all of their music , podcasts and audio books via a navigation based on listening choices from integrated into the car or just by asking Siri commands to play what you want to hear . CarPlay also provides support for some third party audio such as Spotify and iHeartRadio apps. 
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