Fiat: Two million vehicles equipped with Blue&Me infotainment system image

Fiat Group, on Monday said the company has delivered two million vehicles equipped with Blue&Me infotainment system.

Blue&Me is an infotainment system for Fiat Group cars based on Microsoft Auto and developed in a partnership (started in 2004) between Magneti Marelli (part of Fiat Group) and Microsoft Corporation.

Blue&Me system includes a Hands-Free function with Bluetooth interface, advanced voice recognition, USB Port and Aux in, MP3 player and SMS interpreter. Based on Windows Mobile for Automotive, the device is built on an open, constantly developing system that can be updated and whose contents are flexible and can be modulated.

The system allows users to pair up to five mobile phones, while the interaction with the terminal is made thru the controls on the steering wheel.

By connecting a digital device to the USB port or AUX-IN socket on the tunnel, it is possible to listen to digital music in MP3, WMA, AAC and WAV format recorded on latest generation digital audio players and/or USB devices. Information about the tracks being played is available on the on-board radio display.

To drive in city traffic with total peace of mind, the “Blue&Me TomTom2 LIVE” device, which combines the advantages of an integrated infotainment system connected to the car’s network with those of a latest generation portable navigation system, is available on request.