Hyundai already offers a smartwatch app and now the Genesis brand is getting its own smartwatch application. Called the Genesis Intelligent Assistant, it is compatible with Apple Watch and Android Wear.
Paired with Genesis Connected Services, the app will allow owners to remotely control various functions including start and stop, unlock or lock the doors, activate horn and lights, and check if your doors are locked or unlocked. The app also includes a car finder feature in cause you ever lose it in a crowded parking lot and it’ll give you a parking meter reminder. All of these features can be selected via voice command or the Smartwatch menu.
On top of those smartwatch features, Genesis has a mobile app which helps drivers stay connected with their vehicles. It will provide you with calendar notifications, access to the vehicle’s maintenance information and monthly vehicle report, find saved POIs and send an address to the car’s navigation, play how-to videos, and even schedule pick up appointments for vehicle maintenance.
What drivers do need before accessing the Genesis Intelligence App is an active Genesis Connected Services or Blue Link subscription. Perhaps the addition of their new Intelligent Assistant app will help Genesis stand out from the crowded luxury segment.