In 2007 Ford’s Sync technology was introduced to the world, and as a result has completely how customers interact with their handheld technology while driving. Sync utilized advancements in Bluetooth, smart phone, and other digital device technology to create a safe, hands free system to operate while driving. Since its initial release, Sync has gone through several upgrades as well, eventually becoming MyFord Touch and Sync 2 which allowed the sync system to work with navigation, climate control, and several other features. Now Ford has made using your device to control your media and vehicles functions even more enjoyable and convenient with the new Ford Sync 3.
Here is a list of several new features to be included in the new Sync 3:
– New Hardware Meets New Software
Find an easy-to-read color touch screen that conveniently displays Phone, Audio, and available Navigation functions all on your home screen.
– High Speed Performance
Sync 3 offers even quicker reactions to your commands. From a light tap on the touch screen to simple voice commands, Sync 3 delivers at an impressive speed.
– New Screen Features
Sync 3 includes a more responsive touch screen with a new “swipe” feature similar to the touch screen on your smart phone.
– Enhanced voice recognition
Talk with simple real world commands and the system responds naturally to your voice. No longer will you have to say “Phone, call mom” but simply “Call Mom”.
– Easy Destination Entry
Locate your favorite restaurants, nearby gas stations or ATMS and more with simple destination entry either through voice commands, or the touch screen’s keyboard.
– Siri Seamless Integration
Siri and all of her associated features will be fully integrated into the new Sync 3. This allows for even more options for IPhone users to interact with their vehicle.
– Automatic updates over Wi-Fi
Keep Sync 3 up to date with the latest software as updates become available over a Wi-Fi connection! No more downloading to a USB and installing!
– Updated Applink
Even more programs will be available for integration with Sync 3. In fact, your phones apps will even show up on the vehicles touch screen for easy access! Whether it is Pandora, Spotify, or Iheart radio, using your apps is easier than ever! For a full list of supported apps, their features, and their corresponding voice commands, you can visit this site and view the app catalog. You can search for apps by name or category.
– Online support
As stated above, you can search for app compatibility, as well as information and tutorial videos on your vehicles sync 3 features. This website is provided free of charge to any Ford owner. Just visit owner.ford.com.
– Improved Charging abilities
A new more powerful USB port, that provides up to 2 amps of power; more than enough to adequately charge a tablet or multiple smart phones. Previous chargers provided 500 milliamps of power.
These are just a few of the new features and upgrades that will be included in the new Sync 3 when it is introduced in some of Ford’s 2016 models this year. The first models to receive Sync 3 will be the 2016 Ford Escape and Fiesta. If you’d like more information on Sync 3 please visit the official site HERE. If you want the full experience, please feel free to visit our showroom and ask for additional information, or to schedule a test drive on a new 2016 equipped with Sync 3 today!
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