Already in June 2013, Apple introduced iOS for the first time in front of the car. Optimized for use in the car function will now be presented at the Auto Show in Geneva, reports the Financial Times. Among the first partners, Ferrari, Mercedes-Benz and Volvo befänden.
Racing cars and luxury cars with iOS 7
It is not in iOS in the Car to its own operating system, but a future feature of iOS 7: Per iPad or iPhone extends the program the user interface of the vehicle’s electronics – separate Apple hardware is therefore required. Details of the deal between Cupertino and the car manufacturers are not known. However, it is not unlikely that the manufacturer will present the feature in action and announce compatible models.
In addition to Apple and Google has been planning for some time, its operating system to network with cars: The so-called Open Automotive Alliance consisting of manufacturers such as Audi, Honda and General Motors have made it their goal to integrate Android into the systems of the vehicles. However, the Internet giant goes one step further and developed for quite some time on a vehicle that controls all by itself.