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Russian for “Toyota” has started to put a new multimedia system with support for iOS devices

For models of the Toyota Camry, RAV4, Land Cruiser Prado and the Highlander with navigation trim levels became available updated multimedia system Toyota Touch 2, Kolesa reports citing Russian press office of the company. The new complex is characterized by a modified interface and support for Apple mobile devices.

Toyota Touch 2 with navigation has received a new software, more informative interface, intuitive controls, integration of applications into the navigation system and simple algorithm for creating a client account. To sync with the gadgets via Bluetooth, you can now sync over Wi-Fi. The system now fully supports iPhone and iPad.

Native support for iOS devices has allowed us to implement the voice recognition function in two modes. In the standard system uses an in-built recognition algorithm for voice commands, and the connection mode is activated the iPhone Siri technology that provides a higher speech recognition accuracy.

Has been simplified the account creation process – now it can be done directly from the car. After you register and log-in with the head unit in the car can access online services such as Google Street View, search systems, weather reports and so on.

Another “trick” Toyota Touch 2 with navigation – free map updates and integrated applications in over three years. The update can be performed from the car, and in salon of the official dealer of the brand.

Updated software is available for Toyota Camry models in the “Prestige” and “Luxury”, for 2015 RAV4 in picking “Prestige”, for RAV4 2016 release versions “Prestige Plus” and “Prestige Safety”, for Toyota Land Cruiser Prado in “Suite” ( 5 and 7 seats) and Toyota Highlander in the performance of “Prestige” and “Luxury”.

The company noted that the owners of Camry, RAV4, Land Cruiser Prado and Highlander complete with “Toyota Touch 2 with navigation” who have purchased cars before April 20 can also update the multimedia to version 2016.

Note that Toyota is one of the few manufacturers who refused from the introduction of the Apple CarPlay cars. “Maybe in the future something will change, but right now we expect to use our own platform for this kind of functionality,” said last year, company spokesman John Hanson.

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