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Connectivity Technologies.

From day to day our world is becoming more interconnected. Wherever your path may lead, with BMW ConnectedDrive you remain in contact. Take advantage of tomorrow’s technologies today and open up an exceptional form of mobility. Discover intelligent and intuitive innovations that connect you and your BMW to the outside world more closely.

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INTEGRATED SIM CARD.

With the embedded SIM card in your BMW, you can use innovative BMW ConnectedDrive functions such as BMW Teleservices, Concierge Services, Online Search, Remote Services and Advanced Real Time Traffic Information in many countries around the world with ease. Without needing your own mobile phone. At the same time, the Integrated SIM card is a prerequisite for using these services. When you order either the ConnectedDrive Services (6AK) or Intelligent Emergency Call (6AC) options, the SIM card is installed directly in your vehicle. This makes it accident-proof and assures you of a direct link to the outside world even in difficult situations.

  • Requirements/availability

    Availability:

    • in all vehicles with BMW Teleservices (6AE)

NAVIGATION SYSTEM PROFESSIONAL.

The Navigation system Professional impresses with its design and superlative range of services. The high-resolution colour display provides a unique look. Sharp contrasts and a crystal clear presentation provide the basis to ensure excellent legibility. The system excels with its quick start function, lightning-fast route calculation, individual tips on reducing consumption and the 3-D map navigation for easy guidance in the city.
In its latest generation the Navigation System Professional in connection with BMW ConnectedDrive regularly carries out automatic updates of the navigation maps. As soon as updated material is available for the selected region, the update is transferred by mobile telephone thanks to the permanently installed SIM card – this takes place up to four times a year. The update incurs with neither licence fees nor transmission costs. Without the need to register or log in to a portal, the navigation system is always equipped with up-to-date maps. Even during the update process, the navigation function remains available without any restrictions.

Navigation system Professional.

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  • Requirements/availability

    Availability:

    • Many BMW ConnectedDrive services can also be used with the systems Navigation system Business and Radio Professional
    • Already available in many BMW models

NAVIGATION MAP UPDATE.

BMW Navigation systems make everyday life easier: it provide us with the optimal route from A to B. But a navigation system is only as good as the currency of its maps. Problem-free navigation to the destination and the insertion of traffic jam warnings can be ensured only if the map material is up to date. But how do we update our navigation system if the routes change or new roads are added? BMW is the first automobile manufacturer to offer two possible update processes - USB Full Map update via Retailer or automatic "Over-The-Air" (incremental) update via the permanently installed SIM card up to four times per year (for the preselected region). The“Over-The-Air” update incurs neither license fees nor transmission costs. Without the need to register or log in in to a portal, the navigation system is always equipped with up-to-date maps. Even during the update process, the navigation remains available without any restrictions.

iDRIVE TOUCH CONTROLLER.

Using the iDrive Touch Controller, you operate the iDrive system in your BMW comfortably with one hand. Thanks to the touchpad integrated within the controller you can, for example, enter destinations for the navigation system conveniently in your own handwriting. You can also call up and adjust a large number of functions as well as scroll through lists. Operation is effortless and intuitive using the sense of touch – this significantly reduces the burden on you the driver because it only makes minimum demands on your concentration which is otherwise directed towards events on the road. The Control Display allows you to follow all the functions managed via the controller.

  • Requirements/availability

    Availability:

    • Available in current range of BMW models. The iDrive Controller will continue to be installed; it enables you to operate entertainment, information, communication and navigation functions intuitively.