This is the future of car tech
Virtual Mercs and Mustang pinball: Pat Devereux reports from the Las Vegas Consumer Electronics Show
Posted: 09 Jan 2014
As a stepping stone towards the full-blown ‘time to take your meds, sir' version of the predictive system, MB has partnered with two Silicon Valley tech companies to bridge the gap between our cars and the rest of our lives.
Using the Digital DriveStyle app as the engine, the Pebble smart watch is basically a smaller version of the phone app you wear on your wrist. Because it's linked to the car's telematics via your phone it can tell you pretty much everything you don't want to know about your car and its health. It also lets you know when someone is calling and, yes, it tells the time, too.