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Old 11-26-2012, 04:17 PM   #11
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Yeah I'm confused as to which cars will be affected by the update?
It says new MFT system but it only talks about SYNC features and SYNC can be separate from MFT.
It sounded to me like both, but the Det News article I read probably mentioned Sync more explicitly MFT.
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Old 11-26-2012, 04:57 PM   #12
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Well, the SYNC update page is down, and syncmyride.com has a message saying:

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"We’ll be working on the SYNC Owner site!

Please note: SYNC Owner will NOT be available beginning
Tuesday, November 27, 2012 10:00 PM to Wednesday, November 28, 2012 5:00 AM (EST).

We apologize for this inconvenience."
Looks like something big is happening.

Or it's just a big coincidence....
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Old 11-26-2012, 05:19 PM   #13
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Looks like something big is happening.

Or it's just a big coincidence....
Or their servers are going down for maintenance.
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Old 11-26-2012, 06:08 PM   #14
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seems to me like this particular update won't be available for a while...am i wrong in taking away from the article that it will debut w/ the 2014 fiesta, which is probably a year away?
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Old 11-26-2012, 07:21 PM   #15
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Lol - oritpro, we talked about this months ago...

I think your solution might be illegal for car manufacturers to do because drivers can use it all the time and it'd be a distraction. That said - I might consider assisting your development. haha
I didn't tell you my solution. :)
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Old 11-26-2012, 07:23 PM   #16
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I understand you won't want to get too specific here but is your solution one that uses factory hardware or do you intend to replace some portion of the hardware?


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Sorry, I can't say a word other than I am working on what I believe to be a better solution.
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Old 11-26-2012, 07:32 PM   #17
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seems to me like this particular update won't be available for a while...am i wrong in taking away from the article that it will debut w/ the 2014 fiesta, which is probably a year away?
First quarter 2013.

•Simplified Bluetooth® phone pairing: When pairing, the driver simply has to hit “OK” if the PIN on the phone and touch screen match each other

•More natural voice recognition: Drivers can now simply say “Play <name>” when requesting a specific artist, song, album or genre of music (i.e. “Play jazz” versus “Play genre jazz”)

•Improved voice recognition accuracy: The latest version of Nuance’s speech software, VoCon® 3200 v4.2, improves overall voice recognition performance

•Flattened audio command structure: At any time, drivers can say the station frequency, “AM 760,” or the official name of the Sirius station, like “Hits 1,” to tune in; drivers no longer need to say “Radio” or “Sirius” to indicate their desire to listen to those audio sources

•Simplified navigation controls: The destination entry screen has been improved to help make it easier to enter an address
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Old 11-26-2012, 07:40 PM   #18
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Well, the SYNC update page is down, and syncmyride.com has a message saying:



Looks like something big is happening.

Or it's just a big coincidence....
Let's start a pool, $10 bucks says the update will cause just as many problems than it fixes if not more.

V3.2.2 has been worse than v3.02. The system crashes once a week now, there's screen corruption, and the most recently used device is often forgotten when the system is turned off. On top of that, the PAN BT profile setting isn't retained when the car is turned off which makes MFT a pain to use as an Internet GW.

I am guessing the developers are doing their own QA which is not a very good software development strategy. There's way too many test escapes with every version released to date.
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Old 11-26-2012, 10:42 PM   #19
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Or their servers are going down for maintenance.
Probably just "scheduled system maintenance".
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Old 11-27-2012, 06:13 AM   #20
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Probably just "scheduled system maintenance".
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