allows drivers to make calls, send and receive messages and listen to music right from the touchscreen or by voice via Siri.
Chris Schreiner, Director, IVX and report author commented, "The main long-term issue regarding Android Auto and Apple CarPlay
is whether they will make navigation and other native connected infotainment features obsolete.
Higher-end variants also benefit from a larger 8in touchscreen with Apple CarPlay
and MirrorLink smartphone integration.
Every major car brand had committed to delivering Apple's CarPlay
entertainment system, and the new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus have 99 per cent customer satisfaction rates, he said.
Core features are Digital Audio Broadcasting (DAB), Apple CarPlay
and speech-to-text and text-to-speech .
Deployment in 2014 - Pioneer NEX Systems.
As Apple's ecosystem grows with Apple TV, Carplay
and iBeacon, analysts believe the "Applesphere" will soon become familiar to everyone.
Apple didn't provide an update on CarPlay
, its project for embedding automobiles with some of the iPhone's main applications.
Luxoft Holding, Inc (NYSE: LXFT) said it has announced the support for the Apple (NASDAQ: APPL) CarPlay
and MirrorLink connectivity standards by Luxoft's TEORA automotive human machine interface development tool chain.
Most new cars have upgraded infotainment systems; several are showing Apple's CarPlay
The concept, which extends the functionality of a Windows Phone directly into a built-in car display, is apparently similar to Apple's idea of CarPlay
Apple on Monday announced that autos will roll out this year with CarPlay
technology making iPhones helpful road-trip companions, complete with Siri tending to messages.