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Google intends to integrate the Voice Assistant Assistant directly into the next generation of cars

via:博客园     time:2017/5/22 8:30:40     readed:807

On May 21, Tesla car attracted a lot of attention from the industry because of its futuristic design, all of which was not because of the company's extraordinary energy-saving initiatives and ideas. To know, Tesla's Model S, Model X and the upcoming model 3 and other cars are integrated with a certain focus on driving technology, and these technologies in the recent launch of any car have never appeared, even if the company Some of the luxury models.

Today's drivers are always asking why mdash can not integrate these systems into cars as well as infotainment systems like smartphones and the like. Of course, Apple and Google parent Alphabet, respectively, through CarPlay and Android Auto to answer this question, and now, Google also claimed that the Android will be related to the full integration of functions into the user's car, including the addition of Google Assistant functions.

In addition, with the release of the relevant update software, all 2016 version of the Ford cars will be compatible with Android Auto and CarPlay.

Android paired with Audi and Volvo

Users do not have to wait too long to see these products into a new generation of Audi or Volvo cars. Audi and Volvo are in the Android Auto car system into the new car, these cars may be listed in 2018 as early as possible.

Both carmakers are looking for forward-looking car designs. Audi's new virtual cockpit looks like a very good high-definition TFT (thin film field effect transistor), allowing the front of the car system and the center of the various aspects of the user to bring an excellent experience. Moreover, this Android Auto expansion after the function also complement each other.

Google's I / O conference has shown the corresponding concept photos, showing the Audi Q8 Sport and Volvo XC60 two cars integrated Android Auto's internal design, of course, these two cars may be to 2018 to launch. After the integration of these features, the car issued instructions as simple as the Android phone, the user simply to express the key fields, such as "OK Google" and so on, so Google Assistant will show the corresponding function, Help the user to complete the contents of the instruction.

Updated Android Assistant

Of course, the new Android Assistant is very different from the one used in the current phone. Nonetheless, the new Android Assistant is designed to help users no longer worry about driving a car. In particular, the new system can provide 3D maps and satellite images, this Audi car on the beautiful display, do not look good?

Of course, users can continue to use those functions that make virtual assistants work, most of which are very easy to use, mainly because these features do not require manual operation, these features include dialing, sending text messages, positioning nearby Of the malls and houses and provide navigation services, play music and so on.

Today, the latest version of Siri and Amazon's Alexa have emerged on the market, and Amazon Auto's most exciting new feature is scalability, thanks to the integration of the map. It is conceivable that the user can install the Waze copy correctly into the car without having to repeat the navigation problem.

The latest version of the system will be users in the car to use all the functions integrated into a unified seamless system. This is a great idea, but its difficulty is much harder to say than the early Cadillac CUE, BMW iDrive and Ford's MyFordTouch is a living example.

Hot pursuit of Google

Users can imagine, with the continuous progress of Google, so that the car system to bring users a lot of interesting experience, Apple and Amazon like technology giants will never sit still. Apple and Amazon are competing for market share in order to expand their operating system to Ford, Mercedes, BMW and more cars.

In addition to the usual idea, chipmaker Samsung Group has been a potential OEM (OEM) for in-car entertainment systems and should seek to do something in this area. In addition, some car manufacturers have proposed that they will design their own intellectual property rights assistant.

Google faces new challenges

Of course, Google in the integration of high-tech infotainment display on the use of the system is also facing some outstanding challenges, which is why people can not enjoy these new technology reasons.

For example, if a user requests Google to introduce YouTube into a favorite Audi TFT display and play video, it may easily lead to a user's attention to leaving the car. This kind of situation can not happen, for a similar reason, Google's related system is still being tested. There is no doubt that the corresponding restrictions must be taken to ensure that system integration is conducive to user safety.

Of course, the future of automotive integration business prospects will be very broad. It is very likely that the 2020 models will not only join Google to try to integrate the driver interface features, but also integrate similar to the many modern SUVs found in the rear seat interface function. Perhaps in the near future, parents of the generation of drivers will install everyone's favorite DVD playback, and the car before the road can start these functions.

Interconnection to be strengthened

Whether it is web browsing, listening to music or navigation, people every day with the digital assistant before the relationship is getting closer. One day, the intelligence of these devices can be integrated into the world around us, will this be the case?

If this is the case, then these devices may be equipped with the Android operating system.

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