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Huge BMW Operating System 7 update will deliver digital key, cloud mapping, wireless Android Auto and more

1 month ago   |   By Pocket-lint

BMW has outlined that it's ready to push a huge update for BMW Operating System 7 , it's latest in-car software. For cars coming direct from the factory - like the new BMW 5 Series - the software will already be installed, but for other compatible vehicles, the update will be available to download directly to the car. The update leverages BMW Operating System 7's upgradability, delivering on the promise of future updates when that software was first conceived. BMW confirmed that it's about 1GB of data, but it covers a lot of functionality, which we'll run through now. BMW Digital Key The...
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BMW connected cars set for major software update

BMW connected cars set for major software update

1 month ago   |   By Autocar

Latest-generation BMW models will gain cloud-based navigation and smartphone-based digital keys
BMW will begin rolling out its biggest connected car software update yet next month, bringing a range of new services and features to some of the most popular models in its line-up.
The free update will bring cloud-based navigation to BMW Maps, enable the recently-announced Digital Key technology for Apple iPhones, and redesign the BMW Intelligent Personal Assistant, as well as introduce wireless Android Auto for the first time.
A new eDrive Zone function will also allow plug-in hybrid models to...
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