BMW has announced that its vehicles will now support the new iPod Out feature released in iOS 4, the latest version of Apple’s mobile operating system.
“iPod Out enables BMW and MINI entertainment systems to display and control the music playback feature of the iPhone and iPod touch directly within the vehicle”s main display,” BMW said. “The LCD display in BMW and MINI provides users with the simplicity and familiarity they have come to trust in their iPhone and iPod touch. The intuitive and integrated iPod navigation menu can be safely operated through the vehicle”s controls.”
The best part about it all? iPod features such as custom playlists and Genius are now made available to BMW and MINI drivers through the vehicle”s main display. Keep in mind that iPod Out requires iOS 4 with iPhone 3G, iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4 and iPod touch (second and third generation).
Check out a video of the iPod Out feature in action after the jump.
– By: Omar Rana