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First Look at the OnStar RemoteLink app for BlackBerry!

By Kevin Michaluk on 11 Jan 2012 09:28 am EST
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While waiting at the QNX booth to get a closer look at their latest concept car, we chatted with Andrew from QNX for a few minutes who gave us a peak at the new OnStar RemoteLink app for BlackBerry. Using the app you can connect to your car, such as a Chevrolet Volt, and get a ton of data about the car and also interact with it... as in starting the car. All done in HTML5, it's a really clean app that looks GREAT on the PlayBook. Check out the video above for more details!

Reader comments

First Look at the OnStar RemoteLink app for BlackBerry!

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This looks great my only question would be, Is it compatible with the OnStar FMV for the ones who do not have a GM vehicle and would like the simplicity of OnStar?

Will this app alert you when your Chevy Volt has flames shooting out of it?
I wonder if it can calculate the amount of coal that was used to produce the electricity it runs on?

Cool but I just got rid of the GM car that I had. Do we have to be a subscriber to make it work? I would love to be able to use this on one of the company cars that has it but not sure how long onstar will be active.

Now about about getting app similar that will talk to all the Land Rovers.

Or an OBDII to Micro HDMI wire. hmmmm

OnStar for GM ---> Hummer is GM ---> App shown on Blackberry Playbook ---> SHOULD HAVE HAD IT CONNECTED TO THE BLACKBERRY LIMO!

Why, why, why does the Blackberry platform get ignored by everyone ...

Onstar, Netflix, Skype, Teamviewer, etc

Not sure how this video can be made, the "GM booth" boasting that the application exists, but Onstar denies any plans for Blackberry or QNX ...

From: Customer Care
Sent: Thursday, April 12, 2012 4:07 PM
To: ***removed***
Subject: Re: After Hours Request [#1142458]

Dear Dave,

II apologize, but at this point there are no plans for BlackBerry to have a App made for RemoteLink on the playbook. As I discussed earlier, right now only the systems below are compatible:

Android™ 1 device with WVGA or HVGA resolution running Android OS 2.1 or later
Apple iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch2 device with cellular or internet connection running iOS4.0 or later.

If it is being used on the PlayBook, it may be something that is not official.

Please feel free to reply to this email if you have any other questions, call us at 1.888.4.ONSTAR (1.888.466.7827) or press your blue button.

Sincerely,
Jerry

OnStar Information Specialist

--Original Message--
From: ***removed***
Date: 4/12/2012 1:06:04 PM
To: customercare@onstar.com
Subject: Re: After Hours Request [#1142458]

What about playbook? They announced it in January and have posted videos of it working.
Sent from my BlackBerry.

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From: Customer Care
Date: Thu, 12 Apr 2012 16:59:52 +0000 (GMT)
To: ***removed***
ReplyTo: customercare@onstar.com
Subject: Re: After Hours Request [#1142458]

Dear Dave,

Thank you for taking the time to e-mail OnStar.

I apologize, but at this point there are no plans for BlackBerry to have a App made for RemoteLink. Currently, the OnStar RemoteLink is available for both Android™1 and iPhone®2 mobile devices.

Android™ 1 device with WVGA or HVGA resolution running Android OS 2.1 or later
Apple iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch2 device with cellular or internet connection running iOS4.0 or later

Please feel free to reply to this email if you have any other questions, call us at 1.888.4.ONSTAR (1.888.466.7827) or press your blue button.

Sincerely,
Jerry

OnStar Information Specialist

--Original Message--
From: ***removed***
Date: 4/11/2012 8:38:47 PM
To: customercare@onstar.com
Subject: After Hours Request

A customer attempted to contact an agent either after hours or when no agents were logged in. Below is the customer data and their added comments.

Department: Default
Email: ***removed***

Here are the additional comments supplied by the customer:

Just wondering why you do not have a blackberry app for remotelink? I am sure there are a few of the 75million blackberry users that have gm vehicles

Yea, it has been over 3 months since the video showed remotelink running on a playbook and they mentioned they had it running on regular blackberry device. Why don't they just make it available at a website and then we could log in via any device?