Toyota Touch Life connects your Symbian Belle, iOS-based smartphone with select Toyota vehicles

Toyota Touch Life is a new member the Japanese car maker’s infotainment product family made to sing along Toyota iQ city car. Using the latest industry connectivity protocols (MirrorLink), it mirrors the smartphone’s display on a 7-inch touchscreen, providing users with access to smartphone functionalities they need when driving.

Nokia’s Symbian Belle-running smartphones and the Apple iPhone are on the list of supported devices and we’ve no doubts Android will be included in the mix in the near future, as well.

Those of you with a compatible Nokia smartphone will rely on the specially developed Nokia Car Mode app to get simplified access to key functions and services like telephony, voice guided turn-by-turn navigation, and music player. Using the easy-to-use UI, drivers will get to use only the most essential and non-distracting functions on the smartphone while the car is on the move.

Interested iPhone users will have to download the free “Application Launcher” app from the AppStore to connect their devices with Toyota Touch Life. The mentioned application offers access to various apps on the in-car display including the Garmin StreetPilot app, internet radio and news apps such as AUPEO! and Stitcher, and social networking services such as Facebook and Twitter using the built-in application interface…

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