BMW’s ‘Destination images’ and ‘Weather in Map View’ features

At the Paris Motor show, BMW has announced ‘The Destination Images feature’ and ‘Weather in Map View services’ to be available for all new BMW models from autumn 2010 add dynamic content from BMW Online to the data stored in the navigation system.

This interlinked navigation capability enables even easier journey planning.

The Destination Images service presents the driver with an additional navigational aid by feeding in images from the Panoramio from Google website.

When the navigation system is in active route guidance mode, pictures of the destination entered into the system are selected and uploaded from Panoramio directly into the vehicle via an internet connection using BMW Online.

The Weather in Map View service provides drivers with current European weather information.

If the navigation system has been activated, weather maps can be displayed showing current weather conditions, including temperature, at selected European locations. Map scales start at 1 cm to 20 kilometres.

Note: The weather information is updated at two-hourly intervals.

Source: BMW.

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