BMW has brought an over-the-air software update for the iX and although it is not a game-changer, it does indicate the frequency of updates that have been introduced for the SUV.
For this update, BMW has added a QlockTwo widget to the curved display. This interesting clock displays written time using a word matrix every five minutes and uses a dotted point in each corner of the matrix to indicate extra minutes.
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OTA will add QlockTwo to iX and will be available in a total of 16 languages, automatically retrieving the language from the settings used in the infotainment system. The BMW operating system 8 makes it easy for owners to add widgets to the main menu.
BMW has announced a number of other remote software upgrades For example, the Lane Keeping Assistant system now recognizes that the driver wants to reassemble after overtaking and no longer adjusts the steering. This system can adjust the speed at which lanes change. For example, the slower the car leaves the lane, the slower the car will move backwards.
Additionally, the BMW i4 could be equipped with an BMW IconicSounds electric system via an over-the-air upgrade. BMW has also announced an update for the 8-Series that will illuminate the Kidney Grill.
BMW’s remote software upgrade system is currently available for more than 30 of its models, including virtually all models equipped with the BMW operating system 7 and 8. As such, more than 3.3 million BMW cars worldwide are upgrade-compatible.
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