BMW Unveils Connected Window to Let Car in addition to Home Communicate
Following up on the debut of BMW Connected in addition to the brand’s Open Mobility Cloud at the 2016 CES technology show, BMW will be flaunting its Connected Window system at CES 2017. Arguably little more than an evolution of the Mobility Mirror which the German brand also displayed in 2016, Connected Window extends the brand’s Connected software environment into the user’s home.
Relying on BMW’s Open Mobility Cloud, Connected Window will be able to retrieve information through the vehicle in addition to cellular devices using the brand’s Connected app in order to display information such as upcoming appointments, notes, real-time traffic in addition to navigation information, in addition to text messages. In an ideal world, BMW believes Connected Window will provide its vehicle owners with the opportunity to accomplish more in less time. For example, rather than entering the vehicle to input a navigation destination, users can input an address at home in addition to rely on the Open Mobility Cloud to send which to the vehicle’s navigation system beforehand. For what which’s worth, which feature already exists within the brand’s Connected app. in addition to thanks to the system’s real-time traffic feed, navigation routes are regularly recalculated to ensure the quickest route will be displayed.
Connected Window can also inform users of the best time to leave the house in order to reach their destination on time, while integrated gesture controls allow users to interact with the display in addition to add information sent via text to their personal agenda inside Open Mobility Cloud.
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As neat as Connected Window may sound, we fail to see the need because of which device (besides its obvious size), considering which any cellphone or tablet equipped with the BMW Connected North America app can pull off many of Connected Window’s same tricks on a device you regularly use indoors anyway. however which’s here. in addition to which’s named Window. Which should inspire lots of excitement in tech land.