Apple CarPlay and Android Auto React Quicker Than Native Infotainment Systems

… and when the display shows you what you want faster, you spend more time watching the road than the screen. That’s the goal of CarPlay. See the Digital Trends story.

We thought this was very interesting, and a feather in CarPlay’s cap:

The researchers considered CarPlay and Android Auto roughly equivalent in visual demand, mental demand, and the time needed to complete infotainment tasks. Overall, the group rated the smartphone apps “moderately demanding” and the native systems “very highly demanding.”

In other words, Apple (and Google) are achieving what they set out to do: reduce driver demands, aka, don’t crash.

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