Volvo Car Corporation, a Sweden-based automaker, is equipping its all-new XC90 crossover with Apple CarPlay
offers a car-specific user experience defined and curated by Apple, and Google offers similar with Android Auto, MirrorLink offers a communications protocol for use regardless of mobile operating system.
Android Auto and CarPlay
both currently "project" their smartphone apps onto the car's screen.
Jefferies analyst Peter Misek pointed the presence of QNX software powering Apple's CarPlay
in-car infotainment system that allows iPhone users to make calls, access maps, message, and listen to music.
Volvo Car Corporation, a Sweden-based automaker, is equipping its 2016 XC90 crossover with CarPlay
market to be available with Apple CarPlay
and Android Auto.
This increase is especially interesting given the introduction of Android Auto and Apple CarPlay
along with Baidu CarLife in China.
0 IntelliLink infotainment system that is compatible with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay
, with each system employing the features that smartphone users rely on most.
The offering addresses the full spectrum of vehicle segments, including entry- to mid-level cars, with a feature-rich, automotive-grade platform that leverages the latest smartphone integration technologies such as Apple CarPlay
, Android Auto and MirrorLink for best-in-class connectivity for the world s automakers.
The adoption of Apple's CarPlay
for dashboard support is gaining traction.
With competition from mp3's, digital music services, satellite, and the forthcoming product CarPlay
Dashboard by Apple, radio must be better than ever.
The report said that Apple has also added a new CarPlay
feature, which aims to provide 'eyes-free' experience with the use of Siri voice commands to respond to incoming calls, dictate text messages, or access music library from a vehicle.