After integrating BMW ConnectedDrive in many of their models, the bavarian manufacturer goes a step further to offer services online that will be of help to their clients. The application BMW Connected is a complete makeover, bringing new functions to interconnect the vehicle with our ‘smartphone’.
BMW Connected is converted to a digital assistant for disabled more full. Tas the creation of an account ConnectedDrive, the application can import points of interest of the other apps, to be transmitted wirelessly to the navigation computer of the car. In addition, it also records information from the calendar of the mobile phone, such as directions or hours of departure of a trip, looking for the actual conditions of the traffic to analyze the estimated time of arrival.
Receive notifications on your phone or smart watch Apple Watch, informing them of the departure time needed to arrive on time to an event. In addition, it will be easier to enter a destination into the navigation system: you can do this outside of your vehicle, through the application BMW Connected phone, and when you get to the car it will sync wirelessly and automatically with the GPS navigator.
finally, the most popular destinations -such as the journey from home to work – are stored in bookmarks for a better accessibility. Other interesting features of this application are Remote Services, which allow to close or open the car remotely, schedule the air conditioning in your car, turn on the lights or know its location.
In the case of the hybrid models BMW i, such as the BMW i3 and BMW i5, it also adds the possibility of knowing the charge of the batteries and the autonomy estimated before starting the trip. The new BMW Connected will be available in Spain in August, initially for the Apple iPhone and later also for Android: you can use alongside the BMW models that incorporate the system ConnectedDrive.
The bavarian manufacturer has planned next updates of this app BMW Connected, that will add more advanced features: you will arrive in the fall, accompanying the launch of the new BMW 5-Series, so that the new generation of the sedan this type of services will have much prominence