It allows users to read out data in 3rd party mobile apps like Torque Lite/Pro on Android or Car Scanner on iOS and in this post, we will guide you through how to set up this feature with your Autopi Cloud.
Torque Pro App Instruction
Torque Pro can interact with the numerous sensors regulating the Engine Management System (EMS) in your vehicle's engine, gearbox, and other electrical components, such as ABS, wheel sensors, and airbag sensors.
Torque Pro is a application software that runs on the Android operating system.
The Torque app not only allows car owners to get data from a variety of linked EMS sensors, but it also allows them to closely monitor their vehicle's engine control units (ECUs) and review and clear diagnostic trouble codes.
How does AutoPi Telematics Unit (TMU) work?
AutoPi TMU is connected to the vehicle via their OBD-II port and gains data of automotive usage via CAN bus messages.
The CAN Bus is a reliable, simple, and inexpensive serial bus system for in-vehicle and automotive communication that makes it possible for users to read out fuel consumption, battery usage / charging state level or car engine diagnostics data.
Get Started in these 5 steps
Enable "ELM327 proxy" on my.Autopi.io
Log into my.Autopi.io with your account. Click on 'Advanced' then 'Settings', and click on 'OBD' on the left side. Scroll a bit down, and find 'Elm327 Proxy'. Right next to "Enable", check the box to be "True", and click to "Save" to configure changes.
Install 'Car Scanner' or 'Torque Lite/Pro' App
Download and install the Car Scanner app from the App Store or Torque Lite/Pro from Google Play, to get your data running on your mobile device.
Log onto AutoPi Wi-fi hotspot
Connect to the AutoPi Wifi hotspot from your phone, and pair your phone with your AutoPi device. If you want more detailed instructions about "how to connect to the hotspot", you can read more at AutoPi Getting Started guide.
Setup the Mobile App
Click on 'Setting' then on 'Connection'. Choose then connection type: Wi-Fi. Type "local.autopi.io" or 192.168.4.1 for IP under OBD2 adapter IP address. OBD2 adapter port should stay on default setup (default = 35000).
Finally, you can connect by going back to the main menu and click on the green button 'Connect'. This is where things get real! After the app connects to the AutoPi web server, the data will run automatically on your mobile device.
Cool, right? It is extremely easy to set it up. Now you can drive around and gain some great insights of your vehicle performance. You will be able to get lots of useful insights from your car to the mobile app and see them in real-time.
It can also help you act faster as you might be able to notice a problem before it occurs. With AutoPi, you are even able to install multiple amazing features that will convert your regular car to a smart car. Check out the features here.
On top of the Telematics Unit device (hardware), we provide you with an advanced cloud management platform. The cloud is completely customizable and flexible to your specific needs. In case you need a special solution on top of that, then contact our support and we will help you with that too.
Need help? You can watch our step-by-step guide video or contact us at email@example.com.
There are multiple ways to scale up your business with AutoPi solutions. Do you have an idea on how to use AutoPi for your business? Contact us and book a call with our sales department to help you with your development process.