Fords in-car connectivity system with SYNC AppLink, has been updated with 5 new apps for India. From streaming music, to exploring a new city or real-time weather to live news updates, SYNC AppLink gets five new apps to Ford dashboards in India. The apps include include include well-known music streaming service provider Hungama, news aggregator InShorts, weather forecast services provider AccuWeather, and parking locating app Pparke. In addition, MapMyIndia has updated its SYNC AppLink-enabled app to include new voice and textual directions to a destination of choice.
To use the SYNC AppLink, there are simple voice commands. Through SmartDeviceLink, the open-source software on which the SYNC AppLink platform is built. SmartDeviceLink helps smartphone app developers to integrate their apps with the vehicles display screen. AppLink is available on new Ford vehicles around the world including the entire Ford India vehicle portfolio -- Ford Figo, Ford Aspire, Ford EcoSport, Ford Endeavour and Ford Mustang.