Polaris already had the industry-best dash gauge with their GPS-equipped PIDD (Polaris Interactive Digital Display) but now they take it to the next level with their new “7S Touch Screen Display” with Ride Command and Group Ride Feature found on select 2021 MATRYX SnowCheck models.
This the industry’s only 7” touch screen display. It mounts directly in front of the new windshield glove box. It contains interactive trail map data, GPS, Bluetooth and Ride Command (not the same as in the ORV products). The software is all Polaris.
This is a configurable display so you can program it to show what you want to see, with up to 9 sets of data (compass, elevation, speed, tach, etc.) along with statistics on your current ride (ride time, total time, elevation climbed, average speed, max speed, etc.). The mapping software allows you to load planned routes and display points of interest (restaurants, gas stations). Riders with the Polaris Ride Command app can post and display trail info (good snow, just groomed). Integrates with cell phone coverage with app. Can be run manual and touch screen, can be displayed in analog or digital mode.
The touch screen display is now able to track your riding buddies (with the same units) in real time with or without cell coverage. This changes your whole group riding experience as it lets you see where your gang is. When riding outside of cell coverage the maximum range between sleds is 1 mile. If you’re riding with a group of riders each sled needs only to be a maximum of 1 mile apart and you can keep track of where everyone is on the trail. Think of it as daisy chain communication for your own network. Each sled sets up their icon so that everyone has a distinctive color and name. A group of sleds with this feature basically sends a signal from machine to machine. You can also set the Ride Command Software so that it leaves a breadcrumb trail on the map and you can double back to find someone. Very cool.
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