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New 3.5″ LCD shield for Telematics Advanced Kit

The new 3.5″ LCD shield for our Telematics Advanced Kit is released! This time we teamed up with DFRobot​ to bring our fans higher quality hardware design and build.

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The new hardware can be ordered now with the kit. Click here to head for the online store.

By |April 23rd, 2016|Updates|Comments Off on New 3.5″ LCD shield for Telematics Advanced Kit

Using ESP8266 WIFI bee with Freematics ONE

Freematics ONE is an Arduino UNO in the form of OBD-II dongle with an xBee socket inside that allows Freematics ONE to get different wireless communication capability by various xBee modules. Today let’s show how a ESP8266 WIFI bee module gives Freematics ONE WIFI connectivity.

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To communication with xBee module in the socket, it is recommended to use xBee APIs (function names begin with xb) provided by our library. This test sketch initiates ESP8266, joins a WIFI network (with correct SSID and password set) and communicates with a remote server with HTTP GET. It runs like following. Here is ESP8266 AT command set for a reference.

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Update (9 May)

A more comprehensive and well commented Arduino sketch for Freematics ONE with ESP8266 WIFI module is available here.

By |February 26th, 2016|Playground|Comments Off on Using ESP8266 WIFI bee with Freematics ONE

Freematics ONE at a Closer Look

The hardware development of Freematics ONE is finalized and first batch of 500pcs has been manufactured and is now being tested. Since many have expressed interest in the new product, we hereby publish some close look pictures and details of it.

 

Specifications:

  • STM32 based OBD-II solution (CAN BUS, K-line, NMEA parsing)
  • Compatible with Arduino UNO/Bluno (ATmega328p main controller)
  • STM32 and ATmega328p connected by SPI
  • TI CC2540 based BLE & USB connectivity
  • MPU-6050 MEMS module (accelerometer, gyroscope, temperature sensors)
  • Built-in xBee socket for exchangeable wireless communication modules (GSM, WIFI, xBee)
  • SIM800L xBee module with self-popping micro SIM socket
  • Self-popping microSD slot with cover
  • Molex connector for external GPS receiver
  • Enclosure dimensions: 60x48x20mm

 

Features

  • Powered from OBD-II port (low power consumption)
  • Programmable as an Arduino UNO (sketch uploaded via USB or BLE)
  • Rapid access to OBD-II PIDs (including VIN)
  • Reading and clearing trouble code (DTC)
  • Measuring G-force with accelerometer
  • Measuring battery voltage with built-in voltmeter
  • BLE wireless communication with iOS and Android devices
  • WIFI and cellular network support (by xBee modules)
  • High update rate GPS positioning (by external GPS receiver)
  • microSD data storage up to 32GB
  • Upgrading OBD-II solution firmware via USB

 

If you are a developer, you may have interest to take a look at the open-source reference firmware (a.k.a sketch) that is still being developed.

By |November 30th, 2015|News & Events, Updates|Comments Off on Freematics ONE at a Closer Look

Freematics ONE is coming soon!

This will push the bond between open-source hardware and vehicle telematics to next level! Please stay tuned for update.

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By |November 26th, 2015|News & Events|Comments Off on Freematics ONE is coming soon!

2,000th shipment dispatched today

Today we dispatched our 2,000th shipment. It has been just 2 years for Freematics to grow from a hobby project about OBD-II and Arduino exhibited on a stall at Maker Faire to a series of products shipped worldwide on daily basis. A big thank you to all our customers around the globe for your trust! It just feels so good to create something that is needed by many people. The most exciting thing is not about the past but about the new ideas we have on our new products. Just can’t stop moving forward!

By |October 5th, 2015|News & Events|Comments Off on 2,000th shipment dispatched today

Updates about next generation Freematics Vehicle Data Logger

As you may or may not know, we are working intensively on the next generation of Freematics Vehicle Data Logger.

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By |September 19th, 2015|News & Events, Updates|Comments Off on Updates about next generation Freematics Vehicle Data Logger

Spec for next generation Freematics Vehicle Data Logger

Here comes the spec for the next generation of Freematics Vehicle Data Logger which is under intensive development.

  • Directly plugged in and powered from OBD-II port
  • Rapid access (up to 100 readouts per second) to OBD-II PIDs (including VIN & DTC)
  • microSD seat for data storage up to 32GB
  • MPU-6050 6-axis MEMS module for measuring lateral G-force
  • Voltmeter for measuring battery voltage
  • BLE module for wireless data communication with iOS and Android devices
  • Micro USB port for live data access and history data downloading
  • Firmware upgradable via BLE and USB
  • SIM800 GSM module (micro SIM required) with GSM location support
  • 10Hz U-Blox G7020 GPS module (external)
  • Arduino compatible (ATMega328p as controller, Arduino libraries available for accessing all components)
  • Dimensions: 60x48x20mm
By |September 17th, 2015|News & Events, Updates|Comments Off on Spec for next generation Freematics Vehicle Data Logger

Freematics Emulator iOS App Updated

Freematics Emulator iOS App (for both iPhone and iPad) has been updated. New protocol options for J1850 supported emulators have been added. We made some minor improvements to the UI too. Search “Freematics Emulator” in App Store to install it.

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By |July 26th, 2015|Updates|Comments Off on Freematics Emulator iOS App Updated