Developers have found more and more interesting information from the iOS 14 source code. Now let's look at the cooperation between Apple and BMW.
According to foreign media reports, developers found from the iOS 14 code that Apple is working with BMW, which is likely to be the first automaker to support this iPhone feature in the future. Although the two sides did not make any statement about this cooperation, BMW acknowledged that Car Connectivity Consortium (CCC) is responsible for standardizing the new digital key function between cars and connected devices.
It should be noted that CCC's chartered member companies (including) Apple, Audi, BMW, General Motors, Hyundai, LG Electronics, Panasonic, Samsung and Volkswagen, and core members include ALPS ELECTRIC, Continental Automotive GmbH, DENSO, Gemalto, NXP and Qualcomm.
So from the above perspective, Apple's cooperation with BMW is not too surprising. PS: Is this to promote the rhythm of iPhone users changing BMW cars …
In fact, judging from the previous beta version, Apple has provided more new features in iOS 13.4, such as "iCloud folder sharing", keyboard shortcuts, new Memoji expressions, and can also make mobile phones / watches into cars. CarKey API for keys and more.