Amazon is planning to launch the latest Auto Mode for Android and iOS in a few weeks. This feature will be available in India.
Amazon is going to introduce the latest feature which will integrate smart function in the car. This feature will not need any additional hardware. The New Auto Mode feature by Amazon will give user smart navigation. It will help the user stay connected and manage entertainment options in moving cars.
The latest auto mode will convert the user’s Smartphone into a smart display. This display will be Alexa to enhance voice experience in the vehicle. The company explains the need for this feature is essential for the drivers. Auto mode helps them focus on their job with the visual on the display. This feature offers a larger surface to touch targets like navigation or making a call. The driver can contact Alexa or play media files without disturbing their focus. Soon to launch interface will have hints on the page bottom. These hints will inform you about the latest features Alexa can perform.
The company’s official blog stated that the new feature named Auto Mode is going to launch in the coming weeks. The feature will be available for both Android and iOS platforms in India, New Zealand, Australia, Germany, UK, Italy, the US, Canada, France, and Spain.
This Auto Mode feature will include four screens that are the Auto Mode home screen, Communicate, Play, and Navigation. It will also have a menu bar which can be used to switch between the available screens.
The Auto Mode feature will have a home screen that will serve access to the most used functions. It will have a one-touch operation. This home screen includes a shortcut for media sources which can be used to play and pause. It will also provide a shortcut for call and navigation.
Navigation will work with the Alexa app. Users can access the location stored on the app in a single touch. Alexa app can also be switchback with voice. Users can ask Alexa to find any new place. Alexa will respond to the user displaying its search list on the Auto Mode Display. This screen allows both touch or voice input method.
With this communication screen, users can make an announcement to Alexa devices or can place a call. The new Auto Mode display is claimed to be helping users get easy to read list. Users can ask for devices and contact lists with voice.
The play screen on the Auto Mode feature will display media status to the user. It will use the Alexa device to show the current media. It has a play or pause button along with the recently used list of media. Users can select media from this list and switch to Now Playing Screen. This screen will provide more controls feature for selected media.