If you’re dreaming of screen sharing your iPhone or iPad apps on your native BMW display, you can say that BimmerTech makes wishes come true.
SmartView HD Apple TV4 uses screen mirroring over WiFi — a technology that lets you cast the screen of your mobile device onto the BMW’s display, and stream audio through the car speakers. It means that our screen
A mirroring device is a retrofit that allows you to copy the screen of your smartphone/tablet onto the iDrive display. It also provides audio playback through BMW’s AUX port.
makes it possible to:
- Let your passengers enjoy photos and videos on a high-resolution screen
- Gain access to popular navigation apps, like Waze, Google Maps and Apple Maps
- Browse the internet or check emails while parked
- Listen to Spotify, Tidal or other music apps through your BMW’s stereo
What’s more, the 4th generation Apple TV, inbuilt into this SmartView device, has its own App Store with thousands of apps and games. Thus, you'll be able to run entertainment applications like Amazon Prime Video, Hulu, Netflix and Minecraft straight from the Apple TV in-car system without using your phone. You can check the full list of supported apps for your country here
Unlike previous generations, Apple TV4 also comes with the Siri virtual assistant. Now instead of typing in the search bar you can tell Siri what you want and confirm your request. How cool is that?
SmartView ATV4 screen mirroring device is created for iOS users who expect the most from their BMW “teaming up” with an iPhone. It is more versatile, faster and more advanced than Apple TV3. A dual A8 core processor and an improved remote control with a glass trackpad will give you the very best experience when mirroring your iPhone, iPad or any other Apple device that supports the Wireless
Apple AirPlay lets you stream music or movies from iTunes or your mobile Apple device to any AirPlay-enabled device on the same network.
Please note that mirroring of some apps or content through the media streaming box may be blocked due to the copyright-holder's DRM. BimmerTech is not responsible for the continued compatibility of any third-party apps with screen sharing software. Please confirm the app or content you wish to use can be streamed over AirPlay.
Identify your car and learn more about what you can get out of screen mirroring iPhone through SmartView Apple TV4. With that information ,you will also be able to read about installation, possible add-ons, etc.