Blue Link app for Android Wear can remotely start a Hyundai from your wrist

Blue Link app for Android Wear can remotely start a Hyundai from your wrist
An Android Wear app developed by South Korean car manufacturer Hyundai, allows users to take control of their car from the Android Wear device on their wrist. The Blue Link smartwatch app lets you lock and unlock your doors, start the car, stop the engine, flash your lights and honk the horn, all remotely. The car finder will help you locate your car if you forgot where you parked it. And if your car has broken down, the app will let you call for roadside assistance.

Using the app requires nothing more than a tap on a smartwatch. Or, by pushing the microphone icon on the watch, the user can say voice commands like "Start my car." The app will work with any Hyundai model that comes with the first or second generation Blue Link service.


All of the remote capabilities of the Blue Link Android Wear app are available on the smartphone version of the same app, available from the Google Play Store. To see what you can do with either your smartphone or smartwatch and a Blue Link enabled Hyundai, click on the video below.



source: HyundaiUSA via AndroidAuthority

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4 Comments

1. theguy2345

Posts: 1216; Member since: Jun 24, 2014

Other car manufacturers already offer this as a phone app; I can already do this on my Chevy Impala. But I applaud Hyundai for putting it on wearables.

2. engineer-1701d unregistered

its not new for hyundai its been on them for years 2011 first year its just a random ad about bluelink what they are saying is its now on your wrist thanks to android wear, but the blue link does alot more then the chevy one other then checking the diagnostics of the car for you and scheduling a service when needed and many other things that the others dont do or the others want extra money for

3. lsutigers

Posts: 832; Member since: Mar 08, 2009

The best / most intuitive vehicle infotainment / nav system I have used so far is in the Jeep Grand Cherokee. I tried everything from the luxury brands BMW, Audi, Mercedes Benz. The exception was Lexus because it was very easy to use with a touchscreen although now they use a mouse style controller similar to I drive from BMW, which sucks.

4. Crispin_Gatieza

Posts: 3098; Member since: Jan 23, 2014

Fiat has a similar feature but it's only for when, not if, you have to call for a wrecker. Fix It Again Tony

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