Audi’s newest Q7 helps Android Auto and CarPlay
It appears Audi’s Q7 is model agnostic — a minimum of within the Android vs. Apple battle — in terms of selecting both Android Auto or Automotive Play. The demos at CES this week are set shoulder-to-shoulder with Audi’s HMI (Human Machine Interface) related to both an Android gadget or an iPhone. Utilizing the MMI knob — in the event you’ve been in an Audi earlier than — is as intuitive as you keep in mind, however as an alternative of navigating by way of the manufacturing unit system, you are now going to be utilizing your telephone interface. As soon as you’ve got chosen both CarPlay or Android Auto from the primary menu the telephone’s interface takes over. The steering wheel features a button to activate Siri or Google Now for voice enter and the wheel will scroll you thru both system’s menus. No surprises right here so far as performance we have already seen, although, that the carmaker appeared with help for each virtually as shortly as heavyweights like Pioneer is a powerful feat. Search for this in Audi automobiles beginning with the 2016 Q7 when it begins hitting showrooms this yr. We look ahead to couples all over the place lastly settling the Apple is best Android is best in a automotive query as soon as and much all.