Introducing the AutoPi
A revolutionary device based on the Raspberry Pi™
The first extendable Internet-of-Things (IoT) platform for your car
Bring intelligence to your car
This is the device that lets you setup and program your intelligent car.
The AutoPi dongle and the AutoPi Cloud combines to an IoT Platform which lets you add advanced features to your car and gives you a lot of extension possibilities.
Make data visualization and asset tracking through widgets on your dashboard, individually configured.
Trigger external system connected through the AutoPi dongle or trigger external web systems.
Get alerts through your triggers. Available through platforms like SMS, Email, Socialmedias or push messages.
The system is always on, even when you are not near. Use it for parental monitoring or to monitor driving behaviour.
Add-ons from community library
Extend your AutoPi dongle by connecting external hardware and install drivers, widgets and jobs with a click.
Communicates with your car
View health, performance and driving behaviour with the direct integration to your car, through the OBD port.
Go back in history and review performance data per trip.
Watch our quick introduction video
How does the AutoPi work?
Get a quick 1 minute introduction to the AutoPi, and how you can use it.
These are a few of the possibilities
The AutoPi.io system keeps expanding, this is just some of the things it could be used for.
Automatically start your car when you are within a proximity of 100 meters.
Control radio volume from noise level and concentrate on driving.
Save your pets with temperature control, even when you are not there.
Get remote alerts, when your car is moving and the seatbelt is not used.
Create a system which assists you in achieving the optimal driving behavior.
Auto Radio Off
Automatically control the radio volume when you turn down the window.
Build a system that automatically locks your car, based on your proximity to the car.
The AutoPi can help you avoid multiple collisions with the Emergency Brake Alert System.
Any external device can be connected to your AutoPi dongle
Get inspired by the huge potential of the AutoPi.
Below are some of the use-cases that we see - what do you want to build for your car?
Click the image to view more details about each possibility, or click HERE to see what you can build.
Secure and resilient
Built on proven technology to ensure secure and efficient communication using RSA and AES encryption.
Our infrastructure is based on SaltStack which is running on all AutoPi dongles.
News and recent blog posts
We blog about our adventures in creating the AutoPi.
Check out the blog for our latest musings.
Discover hidden functions in your car (using CAN bus sniffing)
All modern vehicles today is controlled by multiple Electronic Control Units (ECU), which you can think of as small computers controlling all electrical components in your car. Using the OBD-II port and an AutoPi it is possible to communicate with the ECUs. One of the ECU’s is called the Engine Control Module (ECM). This is responsible for communication with a lot of subsystems, like transmission, power steering, windows and doors. These subsystems communicates on a network bus called Controller Area Network (CAN), by broadcasting messages on the bus.
Saving your car interior on a hot day - Making a cabin overheating protection system using AutoPi
Studies show that on a hot summer day the temperature inside your vehicle will rise dramatically within just 10 minutes after you parked. HeatKill.org reports that with an outside temperature of 27 C (80 F), the inside temperature could rise to as high as 37 C (99 F) after just 10 minutes. The inside of your car becomes an oven roasting your interior. The sun will permanently damage the color and look of everything it touches, thereby degrading the value of your car.
Raspberry Pi Car Security: How to Add a Remote Theft Detection System to Your Car
Your car is a valuable and expensive asset. Even with full insurance a car theft can be a cumbersome and expensive affair. But how can you help prevent the theft of your car and possibly avoid an increased insurance premium? In this blog post, AutoPi explore the possibilities of getting remote theft detection, using the Raspberry Pi as a car security system.