Apple CarPlay to Support Wi-Fi 'In the Near Future'

Apple CarPlay to Support Wi-Fi 'In the Near Future'

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Apple's first release of CarPlay will require connection to the car video a Lightning cable; however, Wi-Fi support is coming in the near future, reveals Volvo.

Apple CarPlay allows connection of the device to the car through a Lightning cable – with Wi-Fi coming in the near future. The connection is based on a streaming H.264 video feed that returns user input from the touchscreen. Apple CarPlay will be available in forthcoming Volvo models based on the new Scalable Product Architecture (SPA), starting with the all-new Volvo XC90 later in 2014.

To learn more about CarPlay, check out the announcement. To see it in action, you can watch the Volvo demo video here.

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Apple CarPlay to Support Wi-Fi 'In the Near Future'
K - March 3, 2014 at 3:46pm
Hell yes. If this happens, maps will be unstoppable.
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