By just reading the headline, you’d wonder if Samsung is not just try to make the existing manually triggered replies in SMS apps more automated. Yes, you guessed right– that is what they are doing. The upcoming app from Samsung is called , and it will will automatically respond to text messages when you’re in the car or riding a bike. It will be able to pull this off by using the sensors and GPS in your phone to detect when you’re in a moving car or bike and will send a preset reply to incoming texts.
The details on now the app will exactly how this works are currently fuzzy. Samsung’s statement on the app doesn’t reveal how the app would distinguish between drivers and passengers, for instance, but even the relatively simple functionality could go a long way toward preventing texting and driving.