Posts Tagged ‘Ford’

Ford Sync Feature Spotlight: Traffic, Directions and Information (TDI)

Ford recently announced a the new Traffic, Directions and Information (TDI) app for the Ford Sync system. From Ford’s Press Release: SYNC TDI leverages a customer’s existing mobile phone; includes an integrated GPS receiver to connect customers to real-time turn-by-turn driving directions, traffic reports and business searches; offers extra features and applications such as favorite […]

Ford Sync Feature Spotlight: Service Delivery Network

Ford has launched their Service Delivery Network (SDN) to provide real-time access to information in a flexible, integrated, and affordable solution.  The system gives Ford Sync users access to voice-activated turn-by-turn directions, traffic, business, news, sports and weather information without the high hardware and subscription costs of many telematics solutions. The latest and greatest in […]

Ford Sync Feature Spotlight: HD Radio with iTunes Tagging

At CES this year Ford announced the first OEM HD Radio with iTunes Tagging (amongst a million other things).  Ford is continuing to squeeze new technologies into the car and the introduction of HD Radio adds to an already packed technology suite (i.e. standard AM/FM radio, satellite radio, and Bluetooth audio streaming). Now if you […]

Ford Sync Feature Spotlight: WiFi And Mobile Hotspot In The Car

The new MyFord Touch driver technology features a built-in WiFi receiver, built in browser, and support for USB broadband modems. WiFi Receiver The Wi-Fi receiver allows your vehicle, when parked, to connect to Wi-Fi hotspots within range, and to enable the built-in browser (accessed using the system’s 8″ touch screen).  This means each equipped vehicle […]

Ford Sync – The Basics

What is Sync? Launched in 2007 and based on Microsoft’s Auto OS is a factory installed system ($395) designed to streamline the integration of cell phones and media players into the vehicle.  Sync primarily utilizes USB and Bluetooth to connect devices to the system and allow voice controls of the attached devices. The Sync team […]

Ford Launches MyFord Touch – Next generation of in-vehicle connectivity

At CES this year Alan Mulally took his opportunity as they keynote speaker to spend almost two hours talking about Ford and a good bit of that talking about Ford Sync and the new MyFord Touch. It’s an impressive system that makes use of 2 4.2” full-color LCDs, an 8-inch LCD, WiFi capabilities, navigation and […]

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