Microsoft Band 2 will teach you to control the functions of Volvo cars in the distance
The cooperation between Microsoft and Volvo continues. After the agreement on the joint exploration and search for new possibilities of using the HoloLens in the automotive industry, the two companies announced a new project that will allow you to control certain functions of a modern Volvo vehicles with the help of a fitness bracelet Microsoft Band 2.
The end result of this project is almost ready. We are talking about the app, thanks to which the owners of Volvo cars equipped with Volvo On Call system can not only control the climate control system, audible alarm, internal lighting and navigation, but also to open/close the doors and start the vehicle. All of this remotely using the Microsoft Band 2, and voice commands.
The Volvo On Call app for Band 2, which, by the way, has long been available for Windows Phone 8.1 will be released in the spring, and as the Executive Vice President of Microsoft Peggy Johnson, this is only the beginning of a new course that will bring technology and innovative solutions to improve productivity and safety of drivers.