This article reads like or or is entirely based on. Please with to meet Wikipedia's,,. (July 2017) iDrive is a system used to control most secondary vehicle systems in many current. IDrive had its world premiere in 2001, debuting with the new. IDrive unifies vehicle systems under a single control architecture for convenient use by the driver. The iDrive consists of a panel mounted in the and a controller mounted on the.
IDrive introduced the first / with very high in a production vehicle. These are used for high-speed applications such as controlling the,, or driver assistance systems like,. IDrive allows the and front-seat passenger (in some recent cars it is available to back-seat passengers as well) to control such amenities as the climate ( and heater), the audio system ( and ), the system and the system. IDrive is also used in current models; as Rolls-Royce is owned by BMW. BMW also owns the brand, and a pared-down version of iDrive is sold on those cars, branded as Connected.
LCI iDrive showing settings menu. An early prototype iDrive (called the Intuitive Interaction Concept) was featured on the concept in 1999. Series production version debuted in September 2001 with the and was based on Microsoft for Automotive. This can easily be seen when the system reboots or restarts after a software crash displaying a 'Windows CE' logo. The first generation of iDrive controllers in the 7 Series was only equipped with the turn knob. The GPS computer (located in the trunk) was only capable of reading map CDs.
('NAV01') In October 2003, a menu and a customizable button was added to the controller. The new GPS computer ('NAV02') was updated to DVD, featured a much faster processor and the ability to display the map in birdview ('perspective'). In April 2005, the iDrive controller was changed again, the turn knob having a new leather top. The last hardware update of the GPS unit ('NAV03') got a faster processor again. The map display is antialiased. The 8.8' wide-screen display was updated, having a brighter screen and the ability to control a MP3 capable 6 CD-changer or a BMW iPod Interface.
Possible options include a TV tuner, DVD changer, BMW Night Vision, side view camera and a rear view camera. The iDrive system on the 7 Series E65/E66/E67/E68 has no special name and may not be mistaken with the newer generations called CCC (Car Communications Computer) and CIC (Car Information Computer). (see below) This fact becomes very important with after-market retrofits like multimedia and video interfaces, because the most of them are only compatible to the CCC system. But many manufactures list the '7 Series E65/E66/E67/E68 with CCC' in their compatibility charts although no 7 Series E65/E66/E67/E68 with CCC exist.
Subscribe and SAVE, give a gift subscription or get help with an existing subscription by clicking the links below each cover image. Hi allI've got an E60 530d that has v24.02 of the iDrive software (August 2006). I recently had a full software update completed on my 55 plate 535d. If your hinting mate, there's absolutely no way I will attempt to update some ones car over the OBD2 port, It takes 10 hours just for the CCC software.
IDrive Business (M-ASK) [ ] M-ASK stands for MMI Audio System controller and is manufactured. This is a limited version of the iDrive computer with a small 6.6' display and is only found on 5, 6 and 7 Series, and the X5 or X6, without the navigation option. In addition it can optionally be ordered in Europe on the 1 Series and 3 Series as 'Business navigation', which has basic navigation abilities.
Early versions of the Business navigation could only display directional arrows, but the latest version can also display 2D maps. IDrive Business Navigation uses a different map DVD than iDrive Professional Navigation. In addition, as only one optical drive is available, one cannot use both navigation and listen to a CD simultaneously. When iDrive Professional is ordered the M-ASK system is replaced by either the CCC or CIC in addition to a larger display.
IDrive Business is available on the following cars; • iDrive Business Navigation (optional) • • • iDrive Business (default when navigation is not ordered) • • • • • • Note that the above list can vary depending on the region. For instance the North American 7 Series come by default with CCC or CIC. IDrive Professional Navigation (CCC) [ ].
IDrive controller on a BMW 530d It debuted in 2003 with the E60/E61 5 Series and is based on Wind River, a real-time operating system. CCC stands for Car Communication Computer and uses a larger 8.8' wide-screen display. It was available on the following cars as an option; • manufactured until March 2007 • manufactured until March 2007 • manufactured until March 2007 • manufactured until March 2007 CCC based systems use a map DVD from in a dedicated DVD drive. CCC - Update 1 [ ] This is a minor update to iDrive Professional debuted in March 2007. It adds additional programmable buttons in the dashboard to directly access frequent functions and it removes the feedback from the iDrive controller. It is available on the following cars as an option; • 1 Series E81/E82/E87/E88 manufactured between March 2007 and September 2008 • 3 Series E90/E91/E92/E93 manufactured between March 2007 and August 2008 • 5 Series E60/E61 manufactured between March 2007 and August 2008 • 6 Series E63/E64 manufactured between March 2007 and August 2008 • manufactured until MY2010 • CCC - Update 2 [ ] This is a minor update debuted in September 2008 for Model Year 2009 cars equipped with iDrive Professional that did not get the new CIC based system.
These cars get the new iDrive controller that is also used on cars with CIC. The actual iDrive computer (CCC) remains the same. This update is available on the following cars; • 5 Series E60/E61 manufactured in September 2008 to February 2009 (to October 2008 for European production) • 6 Series E63/E64 manufactured in September 2008 to February 2009 (to October 2008 for European production) iDrive Professional Navigation (CIC) [ ] It debuted in September 2008 with F01/F02 7 Series. CIC stands for Car Information Computer and is manufactured by, utilizing the operating system. •, YouTube.com, July 24, 2011, Accessed August 2, 2011. • • (Press release).. Retrieved 2007-12-02.
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Youtube.com Installation new bmw CiC Navi instead of the old BMW E60 CCC NAVI.