Another great selling point for Sync 4 is compatibility with a larger selection of screen sizes. According to Ford, the platform will operate with touch screen as small as 8 inches and as large as 15 inches. As you can see from the screenshots, Ford also plans to create portrait-oriented touch screens. The larger screens come with a new multitasking feature called Adaptive Dash Cards. Essentially, these cards are dashboard widgets that you can tap to access certain features quickly. For example, one of the Dash cards lets you pause and skip songs without having to go into the Ford music app. In the meantime, the new 1
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In addition to Sync 4, Ford announced that from 2020, some of the vehicles will be able to receive over-the-air (OTA) software updates. not which model to launch with function the first, but note that it plans to add functionality to both the upcoming gasoline and electric vehicles.
Ford estimates that it will deliver its first set of software updates about six months after the first OTA-eligible vehicles are on the road. When an update arrives, it will be installed in the background. Ford claims it is the first automaker to build an OTA platform that includes this type of capabilities.
Among conventional carmakers, Ford is the second company behind GM to embrace what has traditionally been a feature most connected to smartphones. In many ways, today's announcements see Ford playing Tesla and other conventional carmakers like Volvo who have been quicker to adapt to what people want from their cars.