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    16 November 2020
Mercedes GLC AMG at B&B Audioconcepts

Mercedes GLC AMG Autowatch GHOST 2 Immobiliser Upgrade - Apple Carplay Multimedia Upgrade | B&B Audioconcepts - Penarth Road - Cardiff

 

Customer Wanted Apple Carplay and Theft Proof Car Security

The owner of this Mercedes GLC wanted Apple Carplay functionality integrated into his existing vehicle multimedia system. Apple carplay is a smarter, safer way to use your iPhone while you drive. You can get directions, make calls, send and receive messages, and enjoy your favourite music. The whole existence of Apple Carplay gives your existing system a whole new lease of life.

The number one recommendation for theft proof vehicle security is with Autowatch's Ghost 2 system, this system has proven to save many vehicles from being stolen and thus saved the owners from thousands of pounds.  The Ghost protects your car from key-cloning, hacking, and even key theft.

 

Apple Carplay Integration for Mercedes

CarPlay is a smarter, safer way to use your iPhone while you drive. You can get directions, make calls, send and receive messages, and enjoy your favourite music. All on your car’s built-in display. And with iOS 14, CarPlay introduces all-new app categories and custom wallpapers for your CarPlay Dashboard.

Maps Let your iPhone show you the way
The power and simplicity of Apple Maps is available in your car. CarPlay can predict where you’re going using addresses from your email, text messages, contacts and calendars. And with a more detailed map, turn‑by‑turn spoken directions and immersive 3D experiences, it’s easier than ever to get where you need to go. One‑tap access to your go‑to and must‑see destinations also helps you find more to see and do when you get there — whether you’re searching for points of interest, driving to a favourite restaurant or looking for nearby petrol stations.

Phone - Make calls, return missed calls and listen to voicemail. Siri can help you do all of these things, all you have to do is ask.

Messages Reading and writing is now listening and dictating.
You can now send audio messages with Siri on iOS and CarPlay, so you never have to look at your iPhone while driving. You can also ask Siri to share your ETA with someone from your contacts list while navigating with Apple Maps, to help keep everyone who needs to know in the know.

All your music. Beautifully arranged.
Access all your content from your Apple Music subscription and additional audio apps using your car’s built‑in controls. Search by artist, album or song. See what’s playing and what’s up next. You can ask Siri to play your favourite song by Arcade Fire, act as your personal DJ or stream one of more than 100,000 live radio stations.

Calendar Stay on top of your day when you’re on the road.
The Calendar app gives you a quick, simple view of the day ahead while you’re on the go. And if you have a meeting, you can just tap to get directions or dial in, using your car’s speakers and microphones to keep your hands on the wheel and eyes on the road.

Control with a word. Or a touch. Or a twist.
CarPlay features Siri voice control and is specially designed for driving scenarios. CarPlay also works with your car’s controls — knobs, buttons, touchpad or touchscreen. And the apps themselves have been reimagined for the car, so you can use them while your eyes and hands stay where they belong.

Invite more apps along for the ride.
CarPlay supports other apps on your iPhone — like your favourite audio, messaging and voice apps, along with apps in new categories, like third-party parking, EV charging and quick food-ordering apps. Apps developed by car manufacturers are also supported, so you can control more of your car’s features without ever leaving CarPlay.2 You can personalise your experience by rearranging exactly how your apps appear in CarPlay through settings on your iPhone. And app developers now have access to a variety of tools and templates that enable them to provide smarter, safer ways to use iPhone in the car.

Choose your favourite navigation app.
CarPlay supports third-party navigation apps directly from the Dashboard. So you have even more choices to get where you’d like to go.

 

Ghost 2 for Mercedes

Next Generation Vehicle Protection

The Ghost is the original aftermarket CAN bus immobiliser. Protect your car from theft like nothing else on the market today.

The Ghost protects your car from key-cloning, hacking, and even key theft.  The Ghost has no key-fobs or LED indications to give away its location. The Ghost uses the buttons in your vehicle such as those on the steering wheel, door panels or centre console, to allow you to make a unique, changeable, disarm sequence (like a PIN code) that must first be entered before you can drive your car. Just like your credit card but you can make your car disarm sequence even safer by making it up to 20 presses long!

In order to make extreme security also be hassle free, we have created a smart-phone application that connects to your car and allows you to get in and drive without having to enter the disarm sequence. Ghost allows 2 phones to be connected. All you have to do is pair your phone with your Ghost, leave the Autowatch Ghost application running in the background with Bluetooth enabled and you can drive conveniently and securely. However, remember that if you phone is in range (5m to 10m) and the application is running the Ghost will be disarmed.

Features:
Immobilisation by communicating with the ECU
Disarm sequence via buttons on steering wheel / dash
No transmitted radio frequency signals
Uses the on-board CAN data network
User changeable disarm sequence
Service / Valet mode means the disarm sequence is never compromised
Secure, unique emergency code should the disarm sequence be forgotten
Mobile application can connect to 2 phones to allow quick disarm

 

Who are B&B Audioconcepts - Cardiff

So we are B&B (BIG BASS) Audioconcepts, we are specialists in Vehicle Customising, Vehicle Modifying and Vehicle Upgrading anything that moves, whether on land or sea. We are accredited with our Car Audio Industry's top affiliations, and you can be confident that your vehicle is in the best possible hands. B&B Audioconcepts has a professional team of staff who are highly experienced in carrying out Car Audio and Car Security installations for all types of vehicles. Each member is highly skilled in carrying out the Installation Services we offer to a very high standard to ensure that each customer gets the best out of their new installation(s). B&B Audioconcepts offer full vehicle customisation from, Vehicle Wrapping, Engine Tuning, Window Tinting, Bodykit Fitting, Alloy Wheel Refurbishment. Get in touch for more details to see how we can take your vehicle/motorbike/boat/yacht to the next level.

Mercedes GLC AMG in B&B Audioconcepts Workshop
Mercedes GLC AMG GHOST 2 Immobiliser being fitted at B&B Audioconcepts
Apple Carplay for Mercedes at B&B Audioconcepts
Apple Carplay for Mercedes at B&B Audioconcepts
Google Maps on Apple Carplay for Mercedes at B&B Audioconcepts
Mercedes GLC AMG ready for customer collection at B&B Audioconcepts

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