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BMW Motorrad presents Concept ConnectedRide. The subsequent enrichment in motorcycle connectivity for increasing reserve and comfort.


Today, we find a high grade of digitisation and connectivity
around a veteran and private sphere. The automotive
attention has prolonged responded to this growth with numerous
innovations. BMW vehicle already offers away tailored
digital services such as a BMW Connected App – a personalised
digital mobility partner that helps a motorist to plan
appointments and travel, for instance.

As prolonged ago as 2009, BMW Motorrad presented BMW ConnectedRide,
demonstrating a wide-ranging possibilities of supplement assistance
systems formed on vehicle-to-vehicle communication and using
intelligent connectivity.


BMW Motorrad presents ConnectedRide with new smartphone
formation resolution as a subsequent step in motorcycle connectivity.

At a EICMA, BMW Motorrad now presents a serve miracle in
motorcycle connectivity: a TFT instrument cluster with smartphone
tie as could be practical to customary BMW Motorrad models in
a future. BMW Motorrad and Robert Bosch GmbH are collaborating in
a margin of pioneering arrangement and networking technologies since
there are signs of an augmenting approach for finish connectivity in
a motorcycle area, too.

Stephan Schaller, President BMW Motorrad: “Connectivity and the
accessibility of digital services are increasingly apropos an issue
for motorcyclists. For this reason we are expanding a operation in
this area. In a destiny we will be charity services that enrich
a motorcycling experience. New apps and functions around connection
with smartphones and back-end services will open adult a whole operation of
possibilities in terms of intelligent networking, making
motorcycling some-more exciting, some-more gentle and also safer.”

Thanks to absolute synergies with BMW automobile, BMW Motorrad
is good placed to accelerate a introduction of new services. In
this way, several automobile digitisation technologies such as TFT
displays, ECALL and WiFi as good as V2x communication and back-end
infrastructures can be blending for use with motorcycles.

Already a existence in BMW cars, BMW motorcycles will also offer
augmenting options for intelligent and elementary connectivity in the
future, as good as permitting continual updating around systems and
inclination such as smartphones and navigation units.


Premiere during a EICMA 2016 for TFT instrument cluster which
interlinks a motorcycle, supplement helmet and smartphone.

At a EICMA, BMW Motorrad now presents an instrument cluster
with TFT arrangement that demonstrates a possibilities of connectivity
between a instrument cluster, supplement helmet and smartphone as
integrated elements of BMW Motorrad ConnectedRide.

In further to information applicable to roving (road speed,
engine speed etc.), smartphone-based functions such as navigation,
write and party are supposing in a multifunctional
instrument cluster and operated safely and conveniently regulating a
multi-controller. The BMW System 7 helmet propitious with microphone and
speakers acts as a rider’s accepting centre for acoustic output
such as navigation directions, write calls and music.


Intelligent connectivity for fast assistance in a eventuality of
an collision or emergency.

This year, BMW Motorrad has realised an ECALL duty for the
initial time in a motorcycle sector. The discretionary equipment
“Intelligent Emergency Call” enables faster assistance in a event
of an collision or emergency. The complement will be accessible as an ex
works choice from a commencement of 2017 in a BMW motorcycle. If an
puncture conditions or collision occurs, a intelligent emergency
call is activated automatically or manually, transmitting the
position information of a motorcycle and so a coordinates of the
collision scene, that in spin sets a rescue sequence in suit via
a competent BMW Call Center.


State-of-the-art technologies for interconnecting a BMW
Motorrad community.

Another step towards motorcycle connectivity is a integration
of a worldwide village of motorcyclists by a strategic
partnership with a record start-up Rever. Since 2015, Rever
users in 199 countries have lonesome millions of kilometres by
motorcycle and have tracked their routes. Using a app and the
Rever website, bikers can learn a best routes in a world,
accumulate their possess individualised routes, record their trips and share
their motorcycling practice on amicable media platforms. In the
future, this will capacitate BMW Motorrad to extend and optimise its
operation in approach hit with a aim group.

BMW Motorrad regards a elementary and seamless formation of the
customer’s existent digital universe into a motorcycle as essential to
a acceptance of this form of new service. This competence occur in the
destiny by a unchanging interlinking of existent systems such
as DriveNow and ChargeNow, providing services over actual
motorcycle transport itself and even joining into intelligent home applications.


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