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OBDII diagnostic codes

In order to get familiar with CANBus and OBD standard it is essential to understand underlying data formats and protocols. Covering this topic in detail and depth can take much time, especially when all possible variations of manufacturer specific or otherwise proprietary get taken into account. However, good news is that one doesn’t necessarily need to go to that lengths…

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Connected car industry

New technologies integrated in car undoubtedly changes driving experience and automotive industry is adopting to new requests collaborating together.¬†At the same time, it started a race between manufacturers, software companies and suppliers and all other ecosystem participant. That will, hopefully, contribute with more exquisitely products. Even at this very moment new models with connected car specifications are coming out of…

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Development platform: BeagleBone Black

BeagleBoard (BB) family of products offer low-power open-source hardware single-board computers. They are gathered around general purpose ARM based Texas Instruments OMAP system-on-a-chip solutions. As with many similar products, initial intent was to create device which would provide educational value to the users. Made with open source in mind, it is marketed under Creative Commons share-alike license. Highly capable variant…

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Development platform: Raspberry Pi

Raspberry Pi is a small single-board computer and development platform device series. Originally, it was aimed at education in order to promote computer science subjects and courses in schools, workshops and other interested audiences. Shortly after introduction, it proved itself to be extremely versatile. That launched it into projects of different domains such as automation, robotics and multimedia, way beyond…

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Development platform: Arduino

Arduino is embedded electronics platform which is easy to use and develop prototypes and concept implementations. It is aimed at both novice and advanced users by providing simple interface and wide range of documentation and exemplar hardware extensions and software components. Development is centered around microcontroller programming which was conceived in such a way to be accessible users with different…

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