Noodling with an idea this morning.. Wanted some feedback.
(this is NOT related to self-driving)
I recently bought a car that doesn’t have connected car features such monitoring vehicle status, send an notification if it is started etc.
While I realize I can’t implement remote commands (lock, unlock), it seems to me, at a high level, monitoring the car status and sending out notifications should be easy. How would I go about doing this?
My initial thoughts are – get an obd type device, have it connect to the cloud (through a sim) and write some business rules to general emails.
Is there something that does this already? Am I oversimplifying this? What am I missing? Any practical advice on how I would go about doing this?
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Original article: How can I convert my car to a “connected car”?