Is voice command technology safe?
"Automotive manufacturers really need to go back to the basics and design these systems so drivers can keep their hands on the wheel, their eyes on the road, and their mind on the drive," said Mike VanNieuwkuyk, Executive Director of Global Automotive at J.D. Power. "J.D. Power loud and clear about voice recognition technology's flaws," Automotive Engineering Magazine, August 29, 2014
Is Voice Command Technology Safe?

Voice-activated commands have been engineered into new vehicles to help drivers keep their eyes on the road and reduce driver distraction. But a recent study by AAA’s Foundation for Traffic Safety has found that voice command technology is not as effective as hoped.

In fact, researchers discovered that voice command technology may actually increase mental distractions while driving, and more.

Watch this episode of SAE Eye on Engineering, as Senior Editor Lindsay Brooke details the findings of AAA’s study.

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