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How to connect your two most favorite devices: mySPIN enables convenient use of apps on motorcycles and other two-wheelers for a whole new riding experience and enhanced safety.

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Use your apps on your bike.

Motorcycle connectivity enabled by mySPIN is the perfect solution for fabulous tours, enabling riders to share their favorite sections of the route with fellow bikers. Once the smartphone has been connected to the motorcycle, the bike’s display as well as the control knobs and buttons on the handlebars can be used to access data on the phone, like contacts, calendars, and favorite apps. It is then possible, for example, to use apps for sharing tours and benefit from the traffic information provided by navigation apps to avoid congestion.


 

During system development, we paid particular attention to road safety and the avoidance of rider distraction. With mySPIN, apps are pared down to show the rider only the most essential information on the motorcycle’s display. Inter-app communication makes it easier, for instance, to enter navigation destinations thanks to direct access to the contacts stored on the phone. What is more, being a cross-platform solution, it makes no difference to mySPIN whether the rider is using an Android or iOS smartphone. Learn more...

 

Thanks to the connection to the vehicle’s data as well as to the cloud, the vehicle manufacturer can collect and analyze specific data about its motorcycles and can choose to make this information available to the rider. This would allow, for instance, the rider to be informed early on about a fuel station up ahead if the fuel level in the tank is getting low. If the vehicle manufacturer wants to maintain a close relationship with its customers or expand its service options, it can also use mySPIN to establish a direct channel of communication with its customers. This can be used, for example, to inform customers about special offers provided by dealerships.

Benefits

For consumers:
  • “More than music!”: Specific apps optimized for 2-wheeler operational context can be cross-linked to vehicle data
  • Diversity: Currently are more than 46 apps for mySPIN 4-wheeler available, the number is growing.
  • Look and Feel: After connecting, apps keep their unique look and feel as known from the smartphone, and identical across all smartphone OS
  • Full featured navigation: 3rd party navigation with real time traffic and offline usage is available from regional top brands.
  • Integration with cluster functionality: E.g. pass destination from CitySeeker app to cluster navigation (“navigate to”)
For vehicle manufacturers:
  • Full control: The decisionon which apps will be usable on the bike per region is made by OEM
  • Market: High regional availability (e.g. China). Support of Android,iOS.
  • Low Risk: Bosch is an established 2-wheeler supplier with decades of experience with vehicle lifecycles, and procedures.
  • Improved Engineering: Access for OEM to vehicle data (e.g. wear statistics of vehicle components, usage statistics), by making use of an encrypted communication channel (mySPINas a gateway)
  • Basic system requirements: mySPIN is suitable even for DotMatrix Displays which lowers costs.

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