The 2013 Mercedes-Benz A-Class, which is set for a September launch, will sport a nifty app called Glympse. It offers real-time location sharing so that you can update your colleagues, friends, and family in case you’re already late for a meeting or a party or if you simply want to let them know you’re really already on the way. Basically, Glympse allows drivers to shoot a text or even an e-mail to their contacts, and the text comes with a link that shows his or her real-time location. The link can be set to expire after some time so that the location sharing gets cancelled. Glympse is available for Apple,… Continue Reading »
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The mbrace2 platform represents the technological aptitude of Mercedes-Benz, bringing together various aspects of the driving experience such as infotainment, safety, and personal assistance in a single hub. With the second generation mbrace2 being available for many 2013 model-year Merc units starting from the launch of the SL-Class, now the automaker will be giving a keynote at the Telematics Detroit 2012. Mercedes-Benz USA Telematics Services Product Manager Robert Policano stated that the next-gen mbrace2 will give more “emphasis on smart and safe design.” He also said that government policy regarding this issue will also be tackled in the keynote. That’s because the government, both on the federal and state levels,… Continue Reading »
It is said that the Mercedes-Benz cars that will be released this year and beyond will have its latest infotainment system called mBrace2. With this gadget, the COMAND interface integrates Google Street View and Facebook. Other than those, there is speech recognition, traffic and navigation information, safety features, personal assistance and vehicle care. A smartphone app can be linked with this system and this will allow you to lock and unlock their cars and access Send2Benz, a social functionality.