Volkswagen's Apple Watch app notifies when driver speeds
Volkswagen\'s Apple Watch App Notifies When Driver Speeds. German car maker manufacturer Volkswagen has announced that it is launching an Apple Watch app.
Washington: German car maker manufacturer Volkswagen has announced that it is launching an Apple Watch app.
According to the TechCrunch, VW's Car-Net service offers a variety of the standard 'smart' features into their mobile apps since its 2014 model year like remote control of climate settings, checking if customer has left his windows open or where he parked, and fuel/battery monitoring are all available from iOS and Android apps and as soon as the new iOS app update rolls out they will be on customers wrist too.
The feature that gets attention is speed and boundary alerts on customers wrist.
Customers can set up alerts with the Car-Net app, when a specific driver in the family exceeds a set speed cap or leaves a certain location boundary. But customers can lose these notifications among other notifications on their phone.
The apple-watch.html"> Apple Watch is will receive incoming notifications down to just the updates that matter most. If customers actually put some effort, the Car-Net messages will really stand out.
The other feature included is a remote unlocking from the Watch for cars from the 2016 model year.