.Movies: uses listings from more than 4,500 movie theaters across
SiriusXM Traffic works with the vehicle's navigation system to display traffic speed and flow information, along with accident information to assist drivers in routing around congested areas.
Uconnect Access: A suite of connected services
The Uconnect 8.4A and 8.4AN provide Ram Truck owners with an included 6- or 12-month trial of Uconnect Access Services. A variety of services leverage a built-in wireless connection. With the Uconnect Access app, users can remotely lock or unlock doors or start their vehicles via the web or smartphone application.
The Uconnect system includes a 911 button on the rearview mirror for a direct connection to emergency services. An ASSIST button also is integrated into the rearview mirror to summon help directly from a roadside assistance provider or connect with
With their hands on the wheel, Ram Truck customers also can use Uconnect Access to tap the power of the cloud. When a compatible (check UconnectPhone.com for device compatibility) Bluetooth mobile phone with the Message Access Profile (MAP) is paired, Uconnect Access will:
.Announce receipt of incoming texts
.Identify the senders
.'Read' the messages aloud
To respond or compose any new text, drivers need to simply dictate a message of 140 characters or less. The cloud-based voice-recognition system converts spoken words to text and 'reads' it back for accuracy before sending verbatim. And it can all be done handsfree, without having to memorize any preapproved messages.
Drivers unsure of their destination can use voice commands to engage the new Uconnect Access Yelp connected search service and simply say what they are looking for.
En route, passengers also can check e-mail or browse news sites. On Demand Wi-Fi hotspot capability enabled by Uconnect Access provides in-cabin wireless Internet connectivity via laptop, tablet or smartphone, whether on the move or at the worksite. Passengers can purchase Wi-Fi for a day, week or month.
Uconnect Access Via Mobile
The Ram Truck vehicle lineup includes Uconnect Access Via Mobile (late availability), an extension of
Uconnect Access Via Mobile seamlessly brings four popular Internet radio apps into the Ram truck lineup. They are: Aha by Harman, iHeartRadio, Pandora and Slacker. Like all Uconnect-brand features, it is designed to be easy to learn and easy to use.
With Pandora, for instance, customers can register their preferences by hitting the app's familiar buttons - 'thumbs up' or 'thumbs down' - which are displayed on the available 8.4-inch touchscreen.
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