Jaguar Land Rover’s new infotainment system good points voice management
When Jaguar Land Rover’s InControl system turns into out there all through the model’s full lineup in 2016 (presently solely 2015 Jaguar F-TYPE and Land Rover’s have it), it’s going to be outfitted with its newest function: voice management. The British firm has simply launched a voice command program referred to as justDrive (developed by Silicon Valley startup CloudCar) that drivers can use for arms-free entry of InControl apps (like Spotify, Yelp and Twitter). It can be used to textual content or name contacts, and even to ship them the consumer’s location on a map utilizing pure language. Regardless of being designed for automobiles, justDrive is definitely a smartphone app — one merely has to attach that telephone to the infotainment system by way of Bluetooth and USB each time s/he needs to make use of voice management. After connecting the telephone, the sprint will present a easy interface with giant brief-minimize buttons (take a look at CNET’s arms-on expertise to know what we’re saying) to attenuate distraction whereas driving.
The JustDrive app can solely be put in on iOS8 for now, however Android customers could have entry to the voice management program subsequent yr — presumably by the point the opposite InControl apps arrive on all 2015 Jaguar and Land Rover fashions. However, what concerning the firm’s excessive-tech windshield show, you ask? Sadly, there’s nonetheless no phrase on when it’s going to come out, and we’ll probably be ready for it for an extended, very long time. Sigh.