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Apple Watch controls Porsche Car Connect for Apple Watch

24 Apr

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Vehicle remote control for the wrist

Calling up journey statistics

Navigating to the vehicle

Horn sounding and lights flashing

Calling up the status of windows and doors

Remote control of the pre-climatisation function

Alerts

Calling up hybrid information

Porsche Car Connect for Apple Watch: Notifications about new messages of the PCC app

Porsche Car Connect for Apple Watch: Notifications about new messages of the PCC app

Stuttgart. Porsche is one of the first car makers in the world to offer the opportunity to connect its vehicles with the Apple Watch.

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As a result, drivers can now access Porsche Car Connect functions even more conveniently, without having to reach for their iPhones.

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However, the Apple smartphone still continues to manage communication with the vehicle and integrates the Apple Watch as an additional display and control element.

Porsche Car Connect for Apple Watch: Overview of basic informations about the car

Porsche Car Connect for Apple Watch: Overview of basic informations about the car

The Apple Watch provides information on the vehicle status and allows certain vehicle functions to be monitored and controlled by tap and gesture input.

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The “remote” display, for instance, visualises whether windows, doors, boot lid and sunroof are closed; the vehicle can also be locked if necessary by pressure of the finger (“Force Touch” function).

Porsche Car Connect for Apple Watch: Remote screen shows current status with door and window indicators

Porsche Car Connect for Apple Watch: Remote screen shows current status with door and window indicators

The “Carfinder” function shows the location of the car, while the navigation function guides the driver to the position of the vehicle if required. As soon as drivers are in the vicinity of their Porsche, they can easily identify it on a full parking lot or in a multi-storey car park with the functions to sound the horn and flash the lights.

Porsche Car Connect for Apple Watch: Activation and status of the pre-heat/pre-cool function of the E-Hybrid car

Porsche Car Connect for Apple Watch: Activation and status of the pre-heat/pre-cool function of the E-Hybrid car

The key comfort functions of the plug-in models can also be monitored and controlled via the Apple Watch. A brief glance at the wrist is all it takes to check charging status, range and residual charging time. In the “Climate” menu, drivers can activate the preconditioning function with one tap of a finger.

Porsche Car Connect for Apple Watch: Information about the E-Mobility status of the E-Hybrid car

Porsche Car Connect for Apple Watch: Information about the E-Mobility status of the E-Hybrid car

Integrating the Apple Watch adds a new level of individuality and comfort to communication between driver and vehicle via Porsche Car Connect. Porsche Car Connect uses the mobile telephone network and thus permits communication with the car over any distance.

Porsche Car Connect for Apple Watch: Information about the tyre pressure

Porsche Car Connect for Apple Watch: Information about the tyre pressure

You will find further information on Porsche Car Connect and on the Companion app for the Apple Watch at www.porsche.com/connect.

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Source:
Communication Porsche AG
Technology Communication

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1 Comment

Posted by on April 24, 2015 in Apple Watch, Porsche

 

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One response to “Apple Watch controls Porsche Car Connect for Apple Watch

  1. Sam Dickson

    April 30, 2015 at 6:37 am

    The app is great on the iPhone, I bet it is even better on the iWatch! Talk about convenience.

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