AppLink Brings Productivity in to Ford Vehicles! Some of your favorite brands that help make your day more productive announced AppLink integrations during CES in Las Vegas. Join your WebEx meetings without the need to pick up your phone and tap the meeting number. Ask Alexa to turn on your home lights or let Waze inform you of an accident along your route!
AppLink is a suite of APIs that provide the ability for mobile developers to extend the command and control of a mobile application to the in-vehicle Human Machine Interface (HMI).
SmartDeviceLink (SDL) is an open-source POSIX-compliant technology platform on which the Ford AppLink product is built and allows it to communicate between applications running on a mobile device and our SYNC in-vehicle software.