Boomers & technology & driving

As we all know, everything is changing at warp speed. Those who are getting older generally have a more difficult time adapting to all of the new technology.

But research has shown that those who worry that seniors may not be able to handle high-tech cars are worrying needlessly, if voice technology is used.

In a study by Agero Connective Service it was found that “seniors aged 65 to 75 closely maintained driving performance comparable to drivers aged 18 to 30 when cloud-based speech recognition technology was used to access directions and other destination information.”

“Findings from the Agero/VTTI study indicate that integrating natural language speech technology with vehicle infotainment systems diminishes the general safety concern that seniors are vulnerable to distractions from new technology.”

Find out more in this story on todrive.com

Jan

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