Ford launches app developer programme

Wednesday 9 January 2013 | 07:22 CET | News
Ford has launched the motor industry's first mobile app developer programme, open to all comers, to promote apps that are compatible with its cars' on-board electronic systems. In announcing the programme at CES, Ford vice president Hau Thai-Tang, said "all smartphone users want to use all of their devices' capacities in their car". Ford uses two systems, Sync to connect smartphones, music players and USB devices, and Sync Applink to use voice commands on smartphones and tablets. For reasons of security, it will not inviting the development of video and game apps. Ford said it drew

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