Entune Revealed at Consumer Electronics Show

Toyota recently unveiled its Entune  multimedia system at the Consumer Electronics Show.  Toyota Entune allows drivers to use voice recognition technology to use features within the car.

“Consumers have grown accustomed to having the world at their fingertips through their mobile phones,” said Jon Bucci, vice president of the Advanced Technology Department at Toyota in a recent press release. “And unlike other industry solutions, Entune allows the driver to interact with informative and entertaining mobile content without fumbling with their phone.  We offer features that our customers demand and integrate them seamlessly in the vehicle.”
Customers can access a wide variety of personalized content and services.  Toyota Entune is also upgradeable, so in-vehicle applications are never obsolete. Key features include:
  • Mobile Apps – Toyota Entune debuts Bing, keeping navigation continuously up to date with more than 16 million points of interest; OpenTable, make a reservation at one of 15,000 restaurants; and MovieTickets.com, buy movie tickets and read reviews.  All destinations can be seamlessly sent to the navigation system.  Making drivers’ lives even easier, Toyota Entune delivers customizable real time traffic, fuel prices, weather, stocks and sports.
  • Music – Toyota Entune brings you more music in more ways with iheartradio’s 750+ hometown stations; personalized stations with Pandora; XM satellite radio 170+ channels with coast-to-coast coverage; and introducing HD Radio, digital broadcasts of your favorite terrestrial music.  Toyota Entune also offers USB connectivity for portable media players and traditional terrestrial radio.
  • Voice Recognition – Featuring a best-in-class, advanced conversational voice recognition system, Toyota Entune eliminates the need to memorize thousands of voice commands.  The intuitive interface allows the driver to focus more on the road ahead.

Toyota expects to begin having the Entune system available on some models this year.

Posted by toyota on Jan 28 2011 in Toyota Technology

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