Connect C turns BMZ e-Bike Drive System smart

E-bike system supplier BMZ supports manufacturers on their way of digitalising their product portfolio. Based on connectivity solutions of technology company COMODULE, BMZ has developed a plug-and-play device that enables a seamless communication between the rider and his bike.

BMZ Drive Systems starts a new era of smart e-bikes. Beginning in 2018 manufacturer planning to equip their e-bikes with BMZ e-bike systems can decide whether they want to offer their e-bike with or without BMZ Connect C App. Technically a small hardware device integrated in the system architecture provides an interface between the rider’s smartphone and the e-bike system. It allows to improve the rider’s product experience with features as:

Individualizing system characteristics


Considering different rider behaviours, e-bike factory settings can always be a good compromise only. Therefor COMODULE integrated the possibility to finetune each level of assist according to the rider’s preference into BMZ Connect C App. The new setup is saved in the system so that the bike remembers it also for the next ride.

Integrated Navigation Information

E-bike tours become nicer and safer with BMZ Connect C: The in-app navigation function provides several alternative routes between the rider can choose when planning his tour. On top of that BMZ Connect C app indicates the range of the system taking into consideration the state of charge of the battery and the assist level the rider chose. Getting stuck because a depleted battery should hence become a phenomenon of the past.

Customer support

Even in case the bike does not work as it is supposed to Connect C App can help to find the problem quicker or simply to contact a service professional right away.

BMZ Connect C is available for all BMZ Drive Systems options including Brose mid-motors.

About BMZ Group

The BMZ Group is a global player in lithium-ion system solution production. The Group is headquartered in Germany, and maintains production locations in China, Poland, and the USA, as well as branches in Japan and France. In addition, it has research & development locations worldwide. Around 3,000 employees work for the BMZ Group across the globe.

About COMODULE

Empowering the light electric vehicle (LEV) revolution with smart technology has been the goal of COMODULE since “day one”. In its fifth year of operations, the ISO certified tech company has become the global leader for bicycle and scooter connectivity solutions. By providing tailored internet of things (IoT) technology, the Estonian-German company offers platform solutions for suppliers, bike manufacturers, fleet managers and sharing operators. The team of 5 original founders has grown to 25 employees located in the R&D centre in Tallinn, Estonia and the business development office in Berlin, Germany.

Über die BMZ Batterien-Montage-Zentrum GmbH

Batterien-Montage-Zentrum GmbH (BMZ), located in Karlstein, Germany, is a system provider and specialist for intelligent battery solutions. Within only a few years, BMZ has established a leading position in the fast growing accumulator (rechargeable battery) market. Founded in 1994, the company now has more than 350 employees and is today one of the leading European manufacturers of customized battery solutions. The innovative power packs from BMZ are used in a wide variety of different products from leading suppliers ranging from electrical garden tools, mobile toys, drilling machines and battery powered screwdrivers to laptop computers and mobile telephones. Additional information can be found at: www.bmz-gmbh.eu

Firmenkontakt und Herausgeber der Meldung:

BMZ Batterien-Montage-Zentrum GmbH
Am Sportplatz 28
63791 Karlstein
Telefon: +49 (6188) 9956-0
Telefax: +49 (6188) 9956-900
http://www.bmz-group.com

Ansprechpartner:
Nico Unger
Marketing Manager
Telefon: +49 (6188) 9956-7774
Fax: +49 (6188) 9956-900
E-Mail: nico.unger@bmz-group.com
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