Apple Takes On Distracted Driving With New Feature
- Author: Desiree Holland Jun 07, 2017,
Jun 07, 2017, 14:17
"It's all about keeping your eyes on the road", Federigihi said at the conference.
Eager to reduce the prevalence of distracted driving, CNN reports that Apple's next full-version update for the iPhone is expected to block the ability for motorists to text while they are behind the wheel.More news: Kubica: Renault test shows what I have lost
Using a Bluetooth, WiFi or cable connection, iPhones will be able to detect when a phone is in a moving vehicle.
Users have the option of sending an auto reply to contacts listed in "Favorites" to let them know they are driving and can not respond while the vehicle is moving. And on any given day, around 660,000 people are on their cellphones or other electronic devices while driving. Britain's Automobile Association president Edmund King also lauded Apple for coming up with the "Do Not Disturb While Driving" feature. Users will find WinX MediaTrans is perfectly working well with new iOS 11 iPhone iPad and achieve unparalleled using experience when transferring photos, music, videos, and more between iOS 11 iPhone iPad and PC. The lawsuit said that despite filing a patent in 2014 on a safety feature to block the use of FaceTime by drivers, Apple had failed to implement it.
Rumors have been circulating in China that WeChat, China's largest social app, might be removed from the Apple App Store.
The group advocates changing "our culture so that just like with drunk driving, distracted driving will no longer be socially acceptable".