Buick IntelliLink system presents its
The Buick IntelliLink system will be available in models Regal, LaCrosse and Verano 2012
The hands-free voice command interface allows drivers to use their mobile devices safely
Buick improve wireless connectivity options and customizable infotainment models in its 2012 Verano, Regal and LaCrosse. The increased capacity will contribute to the experience of luxury vehicle buyers of Buick models APPRECIATE already.
Buick IntelliLink uses Bluetooth or USB to establish a connection between the smart phone of the driver and the new radio has high resolution touch screen color 7 or 8 inches. The IntelliLink system improves the current Bluetooth and USB capabilities of Buick models and allows to control smart phones using a voice command and steering wheel mounted controls. It also enables streaming stereo audio from the phone through services like Stitcher SmartRadio ®.
In addition, Buick IntelliLink provides uniform integration of portable devices with the infotainment system of each vehicle, allowing drivers to keep hands on the wheel and eyes on the road.
"About 70% of buyers of new vehicles wishing to obtain some form of connectivity in their vehicles, says Norm Sawula, director of marketing, full-size cars and luxury cars in Canada. They want a system that allows them to personalize their driving experience with their smart phone and other portable devices. The IntelliLink availability in all Buick sedans of 2012 and in all Buick models in 2013 demonstrates our commitment to deliver technology solutions that fit perfectly to the mobile lifestyle and business. "
The interest of consumers towards the on-board connectivity increases with sales of smart phones. In the fourth quarter of 2010, Apple sold 16.2 million iPhones and Android sales jumped 886% between 2009 and 2010. D'after the company Research Parks Associates Industries, by the end of 2013 there will be 1.1 billion smart phones in the market with annual sales amounting to 300 million devices.
It is not necessary to own a smart phone to benefit from IntelliLink. This system works with Bluetooth enabled mobile phones, USB key or digital audio player. Even without a mobile device, Buick owners will have the access to the voice recognition technology IntelliLink improved breathability and a direction not no OnStar.
The voice command feature IntelliLink advantage of remarkable silence aboard Buick models. The systems, processes and components Quiet Tuning are integrated in all aspects of the architecture of the vehicle to block or absorb sound and reduce or eliminate vibrations. Quiet Tuning technology also brings to light the fidelity of audio systems Bose ® and harmon / kardon ® Buick.
Other benefits associated with IntelliLink system:
• Hands-free voice control system improves active by Nuance ®, which allows to use simple voice commands to make calls and select radio stations or media from portable MP3 players and smart phones. The push of a steering wheel can control verbally and intuitive way many radio functions including "Read" (artist name) or "Call" (name of contact). When a smart phone is connected you can say "Tune" (Internet radio, station name).
• The system smartradio Stitcher allows users to create personalized radio stations based on their artists and their favorite types of music and enter thousands of audio programming choices to customize their musical experience. IntelliLink integrates control of both applications for a musical experience based driver.
• Gracenote ® identifies the music collection on the USB device, MP3 player or smart phone, presents information such as artist name, type of music or the album art on the IntelliLink screen, and allows the user to choose music similar to songs he appreciated. Gracenote also improves the accuracy of IntelliLink voice recognition system allowing users to access music using artist nicknames such as "The Boss," "The Stones" or "Snoop" was using interfaces IntelliLink voice recognition activated through the touch screen or steering wheel controls.
• The USB connectivity IMPROVED adds the possibility to play music files directly from a flash memory device and allows the client to perform the updates IntelliLink to incorporate improvements in future product.
Designers Buick IntelliLink have inspired user-friendly and intuitive interfaces available in many popular electronic devices. The influence is visible in the home page or application icons animate when activated. Fluid graphics and contemporary touch and elegant color palette evoke the screen aestheticism of "inviting luxury" Buick and make evolve the sophisticated design language established in the current navigation system LaCrosse.
The debut of Buick IntelliLink EXTEND experience OnStar safety information and entertainment by seamlessly integrating the capabilities of a smart phone to the vehicle, which allows you to store your cell phones safely while driving.
At its beginnings in 1996, OnStar innovates in matters of onboard telematics in the automotive industry with a telematics integrated system. This system began by providing Automatic Crash Notification and safety features to come to include diagnostics, guidance and step by step service Stolen Vehicle Slowdown.
In February 2011, OnStar has launched an application for smart phones in all vehicles 2011 Buick Canada that incorporates remote start, keyless entry and verification of the condition of the vehicle.
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