The Connectivity is increasingly present in cars and something that increasingly demand more younger customers. SEAT is betting much for the integration of smartphones and connectivity in cars and played his last hand in the Frankfurt Motor Show, where he presented the Connect special editions of the Ibiza, Leon, Toledo and Alhambra . The multimedia system SEAT Easy Link and Samsung smartphone with SEAT ConnectApp application included with the car are the cornerstones of this special series.
All systems SEAT Easy Connect have a touch screen 6.5 “ and high resolution, after which works a powerful processor. The smartphones can be seamlessly integrated with the car through MirrorLink, Android and Apple Auto carplay Three of the leading platforms in the automotive sector at this time.
SEAT ConnectApp The application comes pre-installed on Samsung smartphone that comes with the purchase of the vehicle as part of a collaboration agreement between SEAT and Samsung, although it can be installed and used on any other smartphone. This app is optimized for use MirrorLink and highlights are the functions Readme and voice response for email, SMS; Facebook or twitter, whose messages read aloud the car and we can respond by oral dictation.
The system also works with a gesture control to make calls or contact searches and displays useful information such as weather forecasting, our preferences or appointment reminder messages. The application does not store any sensitive data , beyond email and specifications of the vehicle itself, all data is stored in the smartphone each and are only displayed in the vehicle when the two are interconnected.
For its part, Apple Auto carplay and work with Android smartphones with iOS 7.1 or Android OS 5.0 (or higher) respectively. Since these third-party platforms can access the mobile navigation, contacts, stored music or other applications installed on your terminal.
In the case of SEAT Mii , a touch screen 6.5 “and many features not available, but there is also the special series Connect to the smallest of the house. The portable navigation system SEAT Portable System is the protagonist here, can display traffic information or time, in addition to the navigation functions or Bluetooth connectivity.
Special editions Connect SEAT can be distinguished on the outside by having white mirrors and polished rims or black color, but are also available with mirrors and wheels in blue . In the frames of the doors are anagrams Connect and already in the cockpit are blue accents and upholstery items in the same color.
Source – SEAT
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