Hyundai car late start with smart watch and voice control




Carmaker Hyundai presented next week at the US Consumer Electronics Show a smart watch application with which it is more possible to start a car remotely. The app also supports voice control.

The program works with Hyundai Blue Link, an integrated navigation system that can connect to smartphones to retrieve as current traffic. For that system is already an Android version for smartphones and Hyundai adds now a version for smart watches with Android Wear to it, made ​​the South Korean manufacturer said Friday.

The app a Hyundai car owner may, after he has linked the watch via Bluetooth to his phone, remotely. So the owner can start his car, doors open and close, lights on and off and the horn. Therefore he can use the interface of the smart watch app or voice control; among other things, the commands’ start my car ‘,’ lock my car ‘and’ find my car “belong Hyundai according to the possibilities.

Hyundai showcases the technology next week at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. According to the automaker does the smart watch app in combination with first and next generation of Hyundai vehicles with Blue Link. These include models like the Sonata, Azera and Genesis.

“Connecting to a car was through a smart watch and voice control which previously was only seen in science fiction movies. Now we can offer that opportunity to the owners of Hyundai cars with Blue Link,” said Hyundai. Moreover, the functionality seems only available for Android. The manufacturer showed namely still nothing away about the support for other platforms.

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