Toyota first to market with MirrorLink functionality in iQ

October 27, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Filed under: Technology , Toyota , Infotainment Toyota Touch – the Euro-spec version of Entune – is gaining one more functionality in the Toyota (not Scion ) iQ : Toyota Touch Life. The system is the first to use the Car Connectivity Consortium ‘s (CCC) MirrorLink technology, which can port an exact replica of a connected smartphone’s display to the iQ’s seven-inch touchscreen. The first platform supported by Toyota Touch Life comes from Nokia – a key partner in the CCC – and its Car Mode app, which can be download from the Nokia Store for devices running Symbian Belle (which, ironically, is about to be phased out in favor of Windows Phone 7). Apple iPhone users aren’t left out of the mix and will be able to download the Application Launcher app from the App Store, allowing them to access the Garmin StreetPilot app, Stitcher radio and Facebook and Twitter integration through a clean and supposedly distraction-free interface. However, functionality in U.S. models remains an open question, something which should be cleared up in the coming months. Full details in the press blast below the fold . Continue reading Toyota first to market with MirrorLink functionality in iQ Toyota first to market with MirrorLink functionality in iQ originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 26 Oct 2011 09:00:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds . Permalink

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