2013 Chevrolet Sonic to Offer the Siri Eyes Free Integration


Chevrolet has finally confirmed that the 2013 Chevrolet Sonic will be among the first brand models that would be offered with the first to be equipped with the Siri Eyes Free integration.

Based on the information provided by Chevrolet, the 2013 Chevrolet Sonic will feature the Siri Eyes Free integration that allows the driver to do a lot of tasks using voice commands and of course through the iPhone which runs on iOS 6.

Chevrolet has also stressed out that the Siri Eyes Free integration works with the MyLink infotainment system which is offered as standard on the 2013 Chevrolet Sonic. By connecting the driver’s iPhone and the MyLink infotainment system via Bluetooth, the driver could easily activate voice activation button which is mounted on the vehicle’s steering when. Once the voice command button is activated, the driver could now make use of the voice control to start and end the Siri Eyes Free mode.

Once the Siri Eyes Free mode is activated, the driver could do a number of things using voice commands. First off, the Siri Eyes Free mode could allow the driver of the 2013 Chevrolet Sonic to make hands-free calls to the contacts that he or she has stored on the iPhone’s contacts. The function could also allow the driver to play the songs that are stored on the iPhone’s iTunes libraries and even change the sources of music from AM/FM radio to iPod mode. The good thing is that all of these functions are done using voice commands.

Aside from the functions provided earlier, the Siri Eyes Free mode featured on the 2013 Chevrolet Sonic to compose, listen and send iMessages and text messages to the numbers that are stored on the phone’s contacts folder. Since the Siri Eyes Free mode makes use of voice commands, the driver could still fix his or her eyes on the road. Thus, the driver could easily react on the sudden changes on the road and traffic conditions of the place where the vehicle is driven.

In addition to this, when the Siri Eyes Free mode offered on the 2013 Chevrolet Sonic is activated, the system of prevents the iPhone from lighting up thereby reducing the amount of distraction that the driver is getting.

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