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CHALLENGE

Design a device with the following features:

  • Translate OBD data
  • Streams data through Bluetooth 4.2, 5.0
  • Highly Adaptable
  • Access different vehicle PID’s for desired application
  • Low price point
  • Must not be cost prohibitive for everyday consumer
  • Is compliant with OBD2 protocols

SOLUTION CHORUS: OBD II BLUETOOTH DONGLE

Chorus is a product that aims to capture OBD data from cars & trucks. It is targeted to extract ECM network data from OBD-II port of vehicles & transmit it over Bluetooth to Mobiles/Tablets. The OBD-II application software installed on the Mobile/Tablet can process the data & make it available to the end user.



 

CHORUS: CAN (Controller Area Network) TO SMARTPHONE – WHY

  • Convenience – Easy access to information such as concierge services or open parking spots.
  • Dynamic Pricing – Lower insurance for safe or infrequent drivers.
  • Security Features – Driver coaching, medical assistance, navigation alerts, notification of car theft.
  • Maintenance Services – Remote-vehicle diagnostics, and predictive/automated maintenance services based on aggregated data.
  • Commercial customers want Fleet Management – Optimized utilization of fleet

PARAMETERS CAPTURED

  • Emissions Monitoring
  • Diagnostics Interface
    • Fault Diagnosis
  • Common Monitors:
    • Vehicle Speed
    • Fuel Efficiency
    • Coolant, ambient, and air intake temperatures
    • Block mobile phones while driving
    • Record trip data for insurance ( pay as you drive insurance)