Volkswagen has unveiled VW Play, the new infotainment system of the brand that will debut on the Nivus.
We tell you what are the characteristics of the new multimedia platform, which brings news in terms of connectivity, streaming and services.
The German company has announced that the new Volkswagen Nivus will debut the VW Play, the new 100% infotainment system developed in Latin America. It is a platform created with usability in mind, and its design is based on user surveys.
It is equipped with a 10-inch touch screen made of scratch-resistant tempered glass. The panel is accompanied by virtual touch-sensitive buttons.
The interface is intuitive and easy to use and offers a smooth user experience. It consists of three customizable control screens: the first shows the connectivity elements, radio commands and shortcuts; the second is the vehicle control centre, on-board computer information, digital panel configuration and application notifications; and the third screen shows the installed apps.
VW Play is capable of playing videos in the high resolution they look good from any angle. Thus, both driver and co-pilot and rear-seat passengers can view the content properly.
The system has its own app store and offers 10 GB of memory for data storage. VW Play Apps offers a catalogue of applications specially designed for use in the car. Among them, we find the Deezer streaming music app or audiobooks.
Another interesting function is that of Cognitive manual integrated into the vehicle. It allows the driver to answer questions related to the owner’s manual, such as why a certain instrument panel light is on.
VW Play will hit the market with the Volkswagen Nivus, the brand’s new coupe-style SUV, will debut in 2020 initially in Brazil, the country where the model will be manufactured, and later in the Latin American market. His arrival in Europe is expected in 2021.