Wireless Apple CarPlay on Alpine iLX example-107 [video]
Wireless version of CarPlay is officially supported on iPhone with iOS 9. But only a few companies currently expressed support for this Proto col. At the end of last year I reported that the sedan BMW Series 5 will be the first car with wireless CarPlay. During CES 2017 Alpine announces car stereo the iLX-107, which is designed specifically to work with the wireless version of the road Apple interface.
Head unit Alpine is the first of its kind with support for Wireless CarPlay. To connect your iPhone to the device can be used wireless connection. To make calls, use navigation and maps, listen to music and send messages on the Alpine iLX-107 by using a large 7-inch screen.
In the process of working with radio iPhone display remains enabled and the image is synchronized with an external display. The function works almost without delay, although the question remains of how expensive in terms of battery life will this technology.
Informed to connect your iPhone to the onboard system means car Apple interface was only possible via USB. What is this delay with the launch of wireless CarPlay, is unknown.
Sale multimedia system Alpine iLX-107 will start next month at a price of $900.