Press Release (edited) —Firstech LLC said its updated DroneMobile app is now in the Apple Store allowing new remote start features including Apple Watch control, car sharing and simplified GPS tracking.
A Google Play version of the app will be available later this month.
The app works with the DroneMobile remote starter to let you autostart your car from an Apple Watch or Android Wear watch. You also get some control from Siri, and Google Home and Amazon Alexa (but not remote start control from the latter).
The app turns any car into a shareable “smart car.” There’s a family sharing feature to control teen access to a car and to monitor a teen’s driving.
Every member of a family or group can now be connected to vehicles through individual logins and configurable privileges. Users can remotely unlock as well as start the car. And if keys are lost or stolen, drivers can still enter the car.
Users may also receive push notifications and customized alerts in the event of a break-in.
With GPS tracking, users can locate the car, set geofencing alerts, receive push alerts on areas of interest, get curfew and speeding notifications and more.
The app also lets users check batteries or mileage, monitor teen driving, and get maintenance reminders, through a configurable home screen.
The DroneMobile app is free to download and service plans start at $5.99 per month. Hardware requirements include a DroneMobile cellular module and aftermarket remote start or security system.
DroneMobile systems can be purchased and installed at over 2,000 retailers in North America, including Best Buy. For more information visit www.dronemobile.com.
To learn more about Firstech visit www.firstechllc.com.