Apple announced the StandBy function in the opening speech of WWDC 2023 held today. After the iPhone is enabled, it can act as a smart screen (Smart Display), which is a practical feature for users of smart homes. Function.
Apple announced that it will introduce the StandBy feature in the iOS 17 update that will be released this fall. Note: After iPhone users enable it, the clock, Apple Home controls, weather, music controls, application smart stack and other functions will be displayed by default. In the nighttime environment, the StandBy function will automatically dim the screen and display the clock in a red tone to avoid disturbing the user’s sleep.
Apple says the StandBy function can correctly display information such as time and schedule, and can respond to your voice commands like a smart speaker. Users can ask questions through Siri just like they command HomePod, and the iPhone will display the corresponding visual results.
Apple did not mention at the press conference that the iPad can also use the StandBy function. It only introduced interactive widgets for the iPad, which can control connected devices such as smart lamps through the Apple Home widget.