Day 2: Don’t Have to Pull Anything Out of my Pockets – Ford SYNC

User Device

User Device

So I walk to the car, press a button and open the door. I press the brake and push the start button – The car starts. Pretty cool. As long as I have that , I feel like I don’t have to lock the car. Maybe I can get a car that looks like an orange Charger where I can weld the shut…

So anyway, I’m driving down the road and I get a call from my . I answer the phone via the dash and have a good 5 min conversation with him. When were done, the on the kicks back in.

The best part about this story? I didn’t have to take a thing out of my pocket.

With my vehicle, if I wanted to do that, I had to take the phone out and plug it into the . I still would have to keep the close by – therefore, putting it in my pocket is not possible.

The only issue I have found is the key FAB is actually bulky. 1 1/2″ wide by 3″ long and 1/2″ thick. It feels like an old garage door opener from 10 years ago. It’s a minor thing, but still, you gotta wonder why it’s not smaller.

The day went fast, especially since I had some new work pile on last minute. A couple people have rode in the SHO and started playing with the . They were pretty impressed with the hands free functionality. Switching devices between  and were pretty quick.

I recorded the 5 Tech Things right from the car. The camera got a little bouncy, but all in all it was a decent shot. Tomorrow I’ll be taking it on the road and playing with the Automatic and Manual drive funtions, plus the navigation option.

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