The platform is developed in conjunction with Bosch
Jaguar Land Rover India in conjunction with Bosch has introduced - InControl Apps, a new smartphone integration platform. With the help of this, users can mirror the phone’s interface to the vehicle’s infotainment touch screen and access selected popular apps. The company has released initial set of applications to be used from the car’s infotainment system, these apps are specific to Indian users; apps like, NDTV, Hungama, MapmyIndia and Zomato. Moreover, Ford India also offers similar integration with its SYNC infotainment system. The feature will be available in JLR cars starting next year.
"InControl Apps will enhance the overall luxury experience of our vehicles and provide technology savvy customers a more convenient option to access their favorite apps. This is an exciting new technology addition to Land Rover vehicles, which have already become popular for their design, performance, craftsmanship and luxury credentials," said Rohit Suri, President, Jaguar Land Rover India.
Vijay Ratnaparkhe, MD, Robert Bosch Engineering and Business Solutions also commented, "I am often asked whether phones will integrate with cars or perhaps phones will replace navigation systems. This smartphone integration solution is the best of both worlds. We ensure that ultimately technology serves the consumer in a convenient and safe way. For the tech savvy consumer, our products are built to delight. We are excited to be collaborating with Jaguar Land Rover India because both of us endorse quality craftsmanship to benefit the customer."
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Source : CarDekho