In addition to all of the features found on the Portable Navigation System Plus, the BMW Portable Navigation System Pro combines true voice control technology and comes preloaded with maps covering 33 European countries. This intelligent device has full menu voice activation, which means there’s no need to touch the screen. Even more, it responds to practical shortcuts like ‘go home’. With hidden wiring and no suction cup, it blends seamlessly into the interior of any current BMW 1 Series, BMW 3 Series or BMW X3 model.
Safer hands-free operation
The BMW Portable Navigation System Pro provides truly ‘touch-free’ operation. With an innovative ‘push-to-talk’ steering wheel remote, it can be safely operated through spoken word alone. Simply click the remote control and speak the menu option to go straight to the map screen. You won’t even have to remember a set of commands – it understands everyday speech and shortcut phrases for points of interest commands like ‘find nearest cash point’, popular functions such as ‘play MP3’ and to search for addresses – all hands-free from start to finish.
Touch-free phone calls
Sync up your compatible Bluetooth phone and manage your calls through the BMW Portable Navigation System Pro. By keeping both hands on the wheel and your eyes on the road, you can give the drive your full attention and avoid breaking the law. Find and dial phone numbers in your mobile address book or units’s points of interest database on command.
Just tap the screen for dependable delay information from BMW Portable Navigation System Pro's built-in lifetime traffic alerts*. A traffic receiver tracks any jams, accidents and roadworks on your route in real-time for journey planning and traffic avoidance.
The BMW Portable Navigation System Pro is packed with enhanced navigation tools. Garmin Locate™ makes sure you never lose your car, when you want to return to the car, just ask it to find your ‘Last Position’ and it guides you back there on foot.
Redefine sightseeing with photo navigation. Plan trips to landmarks and attractions simply and easily before you set off. Just choose and save location-tagged photographs from millions of Google Panoramio pictures in a wish-list of places to visit. Then, at your leisure, select a photo destination for turn-by-turn directions to the scene.
The BMW Portable Navigation System Pro’s route-planning features help you make sense of a longer or more complicated journey. You can save up to 10 routes, specify via points and preview simulated turns. It can automatically sorts multiple destinations into the most efficient route for errands, deliveries or sales calls. Wherever you go, the BMW Portable Navigation System Pro builds up a track log of up to 10,000 points, which can be downloaded and viewed through Google Earth.
Simple and safety-minded
The BMW Portable Navigation System Pro’s built-in Cyclops safety camera database contains details on hundreds of fixed, mobile and temporary safety cameras, variable limit and red light speed cameras across Europe. When you approach a camera, it sounds an alert and shows an overspeed warning and the speed limit to help you travel responsibly.
If a trip doesn’t go to plan, just tap the car icon or say "Where Am I?" and the BMW Portable Navigation System Pro gives you details of your precise location – with coordinates – and the nearest address and junction. Access the number of your local vehicle recovery service and find the local hospital, police or petrol station.
With preloaded City Navigator® NT European street maps and up to millions of points of interest, the BMW Portable Navigation System Pro helps you navigate in 33 countries across the continent. Simply touch the colour screen or activate speech recognition and speak your commands for turn-by-turn spoken directions to your destination. It even announces the names of exits and streets so you never need to take your eyes off the road.
Enhance your travel experience with optional plug-in microSD cards such as Garmin Travel Guides and Language Guides and tailored content from independent providers including Road Tour and The Good Pub Guide. Built-in entertainment and travel tools include an MP3 player, audio book player (subscription to Audible.com required), currency converter, Games to pass the time between drives, an alarm clock and more.
* Note A premium subscription is required for UK and Italian markets
In the Box
BMW Portable Navigation System Pro
Preloaded with all Europe map and BMW dealer database
Speech recognition remote
GTM 12 TMC traffic receiver
BMW custom mount and cover
PC system requirements:
This USB mass storage device is compatible with Windows® 2000 or later and Mac® OS X 10.4 or later