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Old 10-01-2012, 01:44 PM   #488
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Originally Posted by tmsco View Post
Sync support sent me to dealer. Appt today dealer did redo flash and same result. No climate control USB issues etc.

The dealer checked Oasis and Tech Info Service (TIS) and no info exists.

Call back to Sync Support and they now CONFIRM there is a "known issue with focus and upgrade v3.2.2".

They suggest checking back weekly. Unbelievable. Made the comment that Sync My Ride (SMR) web site still doesn't show this status and Ford should be officially communicate this to customers to avoid unnecessary time spent by the customer and dealer.

Bottom line dealer can't resolve as no solution currently exist.
MFT is a lost cause. I am in the process of drafting up plans for an Open Source IVI. Still debating on which reference platform to go with, Pandaboard w/touchscreen, Origen 4 Quad w/touchscreen, or build the components for a modularized system based around a Nexus 7 or other tablet.

Here's an interesting alternative that I ran across in my research:

Also, Clarion has an Android based head unit it's marketing to auto manufacturers called the Mirage.

I think Android is the way too go, I am not sure why nobody is using it in the IVI space.
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