Jaguar F-PACE 2017 | Infotainment InControl Touch: Navigation

Jaguar F-PACE 2017 | Infotainment InControl Touch: Navigation

Whether you want to start the engine using a smartphone app, have a navigation system that can tell your contacts when you'll arrive for your meeting, connect up to eight devices using the Wi-Fi hotspot, or just stream your favourite playlists - the F-Pace delivers

InControl Touch: Powerful functionality, intuitive to use

The F-Pace comes with Jaguar's InControl Touch infotainment system as standard. Featuring an 8-inch capacitive touchscreen, intuitive user interface and crisp clear graphics, it supports smartphone and tablet gestures such as 'swipe' to move from one page to another, and 'drag' to scroll through maps.

Entering addresses is quicker and easier than with previous systems and routes are calculated faster thanks to SD card storage of navigation data. Maps are rendered in 2D and 3D graphics, making directions even simpler and more intuitive to follow.

Turn-by-turn instructions can also be shown in the optional head-up display, leaving the driver free to concentrate on what matters most - the road ahead.

InControl Touch Pro: World-class performance

InControl Touch Pro is the most advanced infotainment system that Jaguar has ever offered. Designed and developed in-house around state-of-the-art technologies including a quad-core processor, a high-speed 60GB solid-state drive (SSD) and an ultra-fast Ethernet network, InControl Touch Pro delivers truly world-class performance and an outstanding user experience.

The system features a 10.2-inch touchscreen - the largest in the segment. And, like a tablet, there are no buttons: in their place are soft keys integrated into the bottom section of the touchscreen, making interaction smooth and seamless.

The home screen can be customised and widgets can be added - users can even add additional home screens if they wish. The super-wide display also enables multi-tasking: media, for example, can be shown in the main screen area, while a side panel shows information such as call history, navigation data or weather reports.

InControl Touch Pro has been designed to make every journey easier and more enjoyable. Navigation data stored on the high-speed SSD can be accessed in a fraction of the time required with conventional hard drive technology, making the graphics incredibly responsive. Users can zoom in and out of maps using 'pinch' and 'pan' gestures - nothing could be simpler or more intuitive.

Even when there's no GPS signal the system can still help you to stay on track: dead-reckoning functionality analyses data from the vehicle's sensors to accurately predict the vehicle's location.

Using the data connection to access location-based features adds another dimension to the system's capability. Search for a destination and the system will check if there's sufficient fuel to complete the journey. If not, this will be flagged and filling stations on the route that are within range are shown on the map: tapping on one of them is all it takes to add it as a waypoint.

It's also possible to share your destination, current location and estimated time of arrival (ETA) with others via email or text message. If your ETA slips, the system can automatically follow-up with an update.

Commute Mode learns your daily drive so that it can offer alternative routes to avoid congestion using historical and real-time traffic information. Approach Mode adds a 360° interactive view of your destination alongside the map display when you're some 200m distant - it can even show you where the nearest available car parking spaces are and then direct you to them.

And a dedicated companion app for iOS and Android devices enables true door-to-door route planning and guidance and can help you to complete your journey on public transport or on foot.

For those who just want to enjoy the music, InControl Touch Pro offers a choice of two digital audio systems developed with renowned British experts Meridian, including a 17-speaker, 825W surround sound system which delivers ideal sound reproduction with benchmark low levels of distortion.

The experience is enriched with Gracenote images stored on the SSD drive - 10GB of its 60GB capacity is dedicated to media storage - and functions such as 'Play more like this' which automatically compiles playlists, or Music Queue, which makes it easy to search for and add songs, albums or artists to a music queue the current track is still playing.

 

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