Google tipped to be working on KITT for Android, allowing you to drive while searching the web

Google tipped to be working on KITT for Android, allowing you to drive while searching the web
Those with knowledge of Google's plans, say that the tech giant is working on a new feature for Android called KITT. This feature will allow those driving a car to search the web while continuing to drive safely. Obviously a reference to the takilng A.I. car from the television show Knight Rider, KITT is known inside Google as "Android Eyes Free."

With KITT, users will be able to interact with Google Search without looking, or touching their Android flavored device. The feature would allow you to use your voice to search and send texts. And information you receive will be read to you. Imagine asking for a current weather forecast and getting the entire Google Search card read back to you. Notifications will also be read out loud to you. For results that include a link to a website, Google is considering adding a way to keep the results for later, when you can safely visit the site linked to the results.

Sources say that Google has KITT set up in a way that it will require you to plug into your car's 12-Volt socket to save on battery life. Waving your hand over the screen would start up KITT, and take you to Google Now, which is where the service will start from.

source: AndroidPolice

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12 Comments

1. lektriczzz

Posts: 15; Member since: Aug 08, 2013

Thats dope son

11. SuperAndroidEvo

Posts: 4888; Member since: Apr 15, 2011

Seriously... That's bonkers!

2. Carlitos

Posts: 645; Member since: Oct 23, 2011

Oh Google even when your already on top. You continue to innovate, far beyond your competitors. Miles ahead of everyone.

3. _Bone_

Posts: 2155; Member since: Oct 29, 2012

Some of these Android devices badly need a turbo boost.

4. wilsong17 unregistered

Sorry but is customers fault who thinks a 50 dollars phone is going to function like a 600 dollars phone

10. microsoftnokiawin

Posts: 1268; Member since: Mar 30, 2012

not really as a customer i expect my 50 dollars phone to functions smoothly at the very least higher price should = more features and capabilities not a completely different experience !

5. VZWuser76

Posts: 4974; Member since: Mar 04, 2010

That's basically what Touchless Controls on Motorola phones is. Kind of a d#*k move by Google to take that feature and then sell them off.

6. Awalker

Posts: 1962; Member since: Aug 15, 2013

The "OK Google" command was integrated into Google Now before Motorola (a Google Company) introduced touchless controls. What it looks like Google is trying to do now is to have Google Now initiate by waving your hand over the screen. From there I guess you use the "OK Google" command. One other thing, the S4 had an always listening mode before the Moto X. Most people don't know about it because it's integrated with S-voice which nobody uses.

7. sprockkets

Posts: 1612; Member since: Jan 16, 2012

"That's basically what Touchless Controls on Motorola phones is. Kind of a d#*k move by Google to take that feature and then sell them off." Yeah, cause that didn't exist before motorola huh? "OK Glass" ring a bell? Does exactly the same thing.

12. VZWuser76

Posts: 4974; Member since: Mar 04, 2010

Sorry, I didn't know that since I don't follow Google Glass at all.

8. roscuthiii

Posts: 2383; Member since: Jul 18, 2010

Can William Daniels provide the voice interface?

9. Stuntman

Posts: 843; Member since: Aug 01, 2011

I was hoping for turbo boost. :)

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