INNOVATIONS. AHEAD OF THEIR TIME.

Innovative functionality in the BMW 7 Series.

INNOVATIONS. AHEAD OF THEIR TIME.

Innovative functionality in the BMW 7 Series.

The search for pioneering innovations is the driving force for the BMW engineers. With functions such as BMW Gesture Control, BMW Laserlight or Remote Control Parking, they are setting further future-orientated standards in the BMW 7 Series. In addition, with BMW Touch Command, a tablet for controlling key functions has been integrated into a BMW vehicle for the first time.

INNOVATIONS. AHEAD OF THEIR TIME.Innovative functionality in the BMW 7 Series.

The search for pioneering innovations is the driving force for the BMW engineers. With functions such as BMW Gesture Control, BMW Laserlight or Remote Control Parking, they are setting further future-orientated standards in the BMW 7 Series. In addition, with BMW Touch Command, a tablet for controlling key functions has been integrated into a BMW vehicle for the first time.

BMW TOUCH COMMAND.

The BMW Touch Command is a tablet with 7" display that is integrated into the centre armrest in the rear. It is connected to the car's systems and offers comprehensive operation and setting options.
Using the tablet, the rear seats and front passenger seat can be adjusted, for example. Air conditioning, ventilation and seat heating in the rear can be operated, as well as the interior lighting with Ambient light, the blinds for the glass sunroof and the roller sunblinds. The entertainment functions can also be controlled.
The portable BMW Touch Command can be conveniently charged from the Snap-in adapter.

BMW GESTURE CONTROL.

With BMW Gesture Control, selected functions can be operated by means of defined hand movements. Simple gestures such as 'swiping' or 'pointing' are identified in the recognition area above the centre console and trigger a function such as accepting or rejecting an incoming telephone call. Volume can be adjusted by circular motions of the index finger. Gesture Control complements the existing control systems such as the iDrive Touch Controller.
Active available gestures are displayed on the Control Display, to help the driver or passenger use them. In addition, the system gives an immediate audible and visual response to the gestures.

Wellbeing & Comfort.

The new era of driving comfort in the BMW 7 Series.

  • Navigation system Professional with Touch Display

    The Navigation system Professional features a sleek design and a superior range of services: it delivers a simple and easy-to-use navigation system that is seamlessly integrated into the BMW, incl. the iDrive operating concept with iDrive Touch Controller and Touch Display. The system comprises Voice control, radio BMW Professional with DVD drive, as well as 20 GB of memory for audio files. It also facilitates the use of Real Time Traffic Information (RTTI). The built-in 10.25" LCD colour display with split screen function (main and supplementary windows) is designed for optimal readability and overview.
    The operation allows for seamless switching between input options with the iDrive Touch Controller, whose touch-sensitive surface allows destinations to be entered into the navigation system easily using handwriting, via the display with touch screen function, via Gesture Control or Voice control, as well as by means of seven bookmarks.
    The system automatically updates its maps up to four times a year for three years in selected European countries as part of BMW ConnectedDrive in the domestic market.
     

BMW DISPLAY KEY.

The BMW display key shows various information about the vehicle's status and allows selected functions to be controlled via the integrated touch display.
The time can be displayed, along with remaining fuel and current range, service notifications, as well as the current status of the central locking system, the windows and the glass roof. In addition, the following equipment can be operated via the BMW display key: Remote Control Parking and Auxiliary heating.
The BMW display key can be charged wirelessly, or with the included USB cable.

TELEPHONY WITH WIRELESS CHARGING.

Telephony with wireless charging incorporates a wireless charging dock and an integrated warning system in case the phone is forgotten. In addition, two fully functional USB ports are available, each with up to two amperes of charge current for quickly charging mobile devices.
The roof aerial ensures that mobile reception is at least as good as it is outside of the vehicle. A second microphone with an additional volume control ensures optimum comprehensibility when using the hands-free function, even from the front passenger seat.
Two mobile phones and a mobile audio player can be connected simultaneously via Bluetooth. The telephony package includes Bluetooth Office with access to the calendar, SMS and email functions for compatible smartphones. Furthermore, a wireless NFC interface enables mobile phones to be connected to the vehicle quickly and easily.

ADAPTIVE MODE.

ADAPTIVE MODE.

Adaptive Mode is an intelligent and interactive function in Driving Experience Control. In addition to Adaptive Mode, the driver can also select the SPORT, COMFORT or ECO PRO modes.
The Adaptive Mode influences the Dynamic Damper Control, the steering and Steptronic transmission and continually adapts the settings to suit the current driving situation and in accordance with the selected driving mode (COMFORT/SPORT).
When in Adaptive Mode, the system takes account of numerous indicators such as kickdown, steering wheel movements and cruise control, along with the driver's individual style of driving. Furthermore, the system also relies on interaction with real-time navigation to adjust the suspension control in preparation for bends, intersections or different road conditions.