The New Ford SYNC
- Posted: Jan 15, 2009 at 7:50AM
- 165 views
- 2 comments
Loading user information from Channel 9
Something went wrong getting user information from Channel 9
Loading user information from MSDN
Something went wrong getting user information from MSDN
Loading Visual Studio Achievements
Something went wrong getting the Visual Studio Achievements
At CES, Ford CEO Alan Mulally unveiled a new version of the SYNC technology. Although SYNC has been around for awhile, the newly upgraded version now includes features like personalized news, traffic reports, and turn-by-turn directions that use the vehicle’s audio and radio system. SYNC also works with mobile phones to enable hands-free calling and media control.
The new services will come without a monthly subscription fee for the first three years. (Years! Not months – years!) When you customize Sync, those customizations will stay with your phone and are able to be used in other Sync-equipped vehicles, so you never have to start from scratch when buying a new car.
To take advantage of the service, SYNC users simply pair their Bluetooth-enabled phone with SYNC and activate the service via www.syncmyride.com.
You can get the new version of SYNC on 2010 vehicles from Ford, Lincoln and Mercury.