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US: Toyota’s voice system the best, finds AAA study


Yesterday we told you about AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety’s research on voice systems used in cars, focusing on Apple’s Siri. Now, it’s time to find out who is the least attention disrupting system made by an automaker. According to the report, Toyota’s voice-activated system is the least distracting, causing for drivers no more “inattention blindness” than an audio book. On ...
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