2012-2018 BMW 1 Series (All body shapes – F20, F21) CarPlay and Android Auto Retrofit Multimedia Interface
The IMI-1000 is a retrofit compact multimedia interface that provides CarPlay and Android Auto connectivity in your BMW 1 Series. The IMI-1000 works by communicating with your existing iDrive system as well as your in-car entertainment system (Including the OEM Steering wheel controls, iDrive rotary controls and associated buttons, vehicle speaker system and the Central Information Display). It operates in either by-pass mode or in “active mode”. In by-pass mode the IMI-1000 does not affect the normal operation of the in-car entertainment system, the standard BMW “CIC or NBT” user interface and the standard BMW navigation system(if fitted) will be shown on the CID when in by-pass mode. Active mode is initiated when you connect your mobile phone to the car via the wireless Bluetooth connection or USB cable. After connection, the IMI-1000 activates CarPlay or Android Auto (dependent upon the operating system of your phone, iOS or Android). The Central Information Display (CID) will then show the CarPlay or Android Auto user interface and unleash the power of CarPlay/Android Auto!
INTEGRATION WITH BMW STEERING WHEEL CONTROLS
Use the BMW steering wheel controls to accept/reject calls, activate Siri and adjust Volume etc.
INTEGRATION WITH iDrive CONTROLLER
The BMW iDrive controller provides full control of CarPlay and Android Auto
MARKET LEADING AUDIO QUALITY
The IMI-1000 features a high quality digital signal processor and DAC(digital to analogue converter) which provides unrivalled audio quality. See below an example RTA plot measured in a vehicle retrofitted with one of our IMI-1000’s
WIRELESS ANDROID AUTO DEMONSTRATION
Retrofit CarPlay and Android Auto connection diagram for BMW NBT systems
- Highest Quality Components
- Low Noise DAC and Analogue Amplifier Stage
- Fast boot time
- High Speed Graphics Driver
- Integrated CAN Transceiver
All IMI-1000’s are compatible with front parking camera, reverse parking camera and 360 degree cameras.