BMW and AirConsole collaboration creates a new entertainment experience for occupants: you can play while you wait
New BMW if necessary they will become a in-car game console thanks to the collaboration with the platform AirConsole. The BMW 5 Series is the first model from the German manufacturer to provide the driver and passengers with the possibility of playing so-called casual games.. BMW assures that the new feature, standard for all future models, will not compromise driving safety. Here is all the details in preview.
RANDOM ON-BOARD GAMES: THE SELECTION AVAILABLE ON THE BMW 5 SERIES
It’s all about the AirConsole app, first available in the new BMW 5 Series and later offered in other BMW vehicles. For the experience of car game, passenger and driver they just need theirs smart phonesThis acts as controller, and the curved BMW screen on the dashboard. After starting the AirConsole app in the infotainment system, the connection between the smartphone and the vehicle is established by scanning a QR code. The AirConsole app supports multiple players simultaneously.
AIRCONSOLE: THE APP THAT TURNS THE BMW INTO A GAMES ROOM
With Air Console appthe occupants of the car can play what is called casual games, easy to learn and intuitive, so players don’t get too engaged. The selection of games available on the new BMW 5 Series Sedan includes racing, sports, quiz and music games, as well as simulation, strategy, jumping and racing and puzzle games. The approximately 15 tracks available to play from the start include “Go Kart Go”, “Golazo”, “Music Guess” and “Overcooked”. BMW informs that the wallet Of available games will be continuously expanded.
SAFETY IN THE CAR: BMW MAKES SURE GAMING DOESN’T AFFECT YOUR DRIVING
When it comes to entertaining passengers in a car, safety shouldn’t take a back seat. BMW points out that the gaming functions via AirConsole they will be available only at the car stopFor. Rear passengers can also participate in the fun of the car during stops. In general, it is possible to play alone or with all the occupants of the vehicle together or in competition mode when the vehicle is parked or during the battery charging phases in the column.
Source : Sicur Auto