Posting as per the directions on Kickstarter. I don’t really have a specific project in mind, but have wanted to get in to car hacking for a long time. I have some embedded development experience (mostly with blinky LED projects) and lots of database/enterprise development experience, but haven’t fooled with CAN or car-related programming at all yet.
Ideas I wanted to fool around with:
- Logging general engine data out to a cloud service (I’ve got some xbee modules I can use for the networking)
- Visualizations (in-dash maybe? could use a RaspberryPi with a simple node.js UI or something to drive my head unit’s LCD)
- Debugging weird maintenance stuff (battery/charging system in my car flakes out every once and a while, would be nice if I can get access to power draw data over time)
I’ll probably get some more inspiration after I start tinkering and get a better feel for what’s even possible, but the above is where I’m planning to start.