We are starting to see more start-ups entering the Head-Up/Augmented Reality and OBD-II device aftermarket. Last week, we learned about Carloudy an OBD-II device and small chargeable box placed on the dash for HUD capabilities.
Prior to the Connected Car Expo more than 100 developers from around California coded apps for connected cars on the open Mojio platform during a hackathon. The winners include apps that help deal with earthquakes,
During Telematics West Coast , IBM and The Weather Company announced that Octo Telematics an exhibitor at Telematics West Coast, is using real-time weather data from the two companies as a critical input to its
CarMD announced the new CarMD Mobile to monitor vehicle health. CarMD Mobile will be available beginning mid-November 2015. Bluetooth-enabled CarMD Mobile features an on-board diagnostic (OBD-ll) tool that plugs into a car’s computer and pairs
Mercedes-Benz offers the new connect me app in Europe and soon will offer an adapter for older models vehicles. The “me” app gives drivers information vehicle health, remote control of functions such heating, door remote
There are many ways for parents to encourage teens to drive safely. A NFTSD sponsored campaign asks parents and teens to make a mutual promise to each other during the pre-driving and early driving years.
OBD-II port device and software service, Zubie announced a suite of contextual analytics features that deliver deeper insights around driver behavior and profiles. The new capabilities announced by Zubie will be available for users and
Verizon Telematics is now offering hum, a vehicle technology and subscription service using a OBD-II port device and a Bluetooth speaker attached to the visor for On-Star-like services. The devices are installed by the owner
Metromile, provider of pay-per-mile car insurance, surveyed Illinois drivers and found out how drivers decided on insurance and what they want. Metromile also recently added street-sweeping alerts to its service to help drivers avoid street
Mojio, winner of a Tech CARS award, debuted Mojio Drive, a marketplace of apps and services for the Mojio OBD-II device. The service launches with 20 connected car apps for maintenance, repairs, roadside assistance, auto
Researchers, Ian Foster, Andrew Prudhomme, Karl Koscher, and Stefan Savage at the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of California, San Diego have found a way to hack into aftermarket OBD-II dongles. A YouTube
Automatic debuted their second-generation Bluetooth Automatic car adapter, allowing third-party “Bluetooth streaming” apps to show data from the car’s computer in real-time. The company also launched its app gallery. The new Automatic OBD-II adapter protects all wireless