“Siri, start the car.”
Apple's iPhone 4S Siri has more tricks up her virtual sleeve than one expects. Now she can start your car for you, and even open the boot compartment. Read on to find out how it is done.
Apple iPhone 4S' Siri represents an advancement of voice activated functionality with a human touch. With a bit of tweaking, however, it can do more than just reschedule your meetings and send text. A recent video footage reveals that it is possible to request Siri to process basic automobile functions such as unlocking the car, starting the engine, and opening the trunk after some major modification on the iPhone 4S.
A short quotation from the developer’s blog follows:
“The “Siri Proxy” plugin I wrote handles interaction with a PHP script that runs on my web server. The PHP script, which I developed months ago for personal use, allows me to send commands to my car which has a Viper SmartStart module installed … Current commands accepted are: “Vehicle Arm”, “Vehicle Disarm”, “Vehicle Start”, “Vehicle Stop”, “Vehicle Pop Trunk”, and “Vehicle Panic”.”
Evidence such as this simply shows that the remarkable envisioned potentials of Siri are already within reach, and it is merely a choice for Apple to officially implement them. However, those who are familiar with the ways of the Cupertino company may expect the typical reaction of closing the security gap that allows for such modifications instead.
For those who need to see to believe, here’s the video:
Source: The Next Web