The 'OBD Mileage' Application Calculates the Mileage of a Car in Real Time with Android Device
SAITAMA, Japan, March 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ISHIDA Research and Development Inc. has developed application software that calculates the mileage of a car in real time with Google Android. The application is called "OBD Mileage" and can display 55 kinds of information. Each bit of information is displayed by a letter and a graph. You can change the information that is displayed on the screen freely.
Furthermore, you can make an original mileage meter because you can specify the color of the letter and the color of the graph and a background image if you use the "Customization function."
The "OBD Mileage" can record various data, which is acquired from a car in real time with an SD card. You can choose the data to record the mileage information, the sensor information of the car, the GPS positional information, and the G sensor information freely. You can then make a graph of the data in Excel.
The alarm will warn you with a color and a sound. You can choose a maximum of three items from the following information: Speed, Engine RPM, Coolant temp., and Throttle position. You can specify the alarm value freely.
You can choose the unit of mileage (mpg, km/L, etc.), distance (mile, km), fuel (liter, gallon), etc., and you can customize this application by using an XML configuration file in the SD card. You can change 23 kinds of items, like a background image, a color, a graph, and more. You can change the alarm value and color and sound.
When you touch and hold a screen with your finger, the image file saves the information that is displayed by a screen. The image file is stored on the SD card.
To use the "OBD Mileage," you must buy the ELM327-based OBD Bluetooth device and connect it to OBD2 connector in your car, and launch this application.
Some fees are necessary to use this application. The purchase menu is displayed when the application has communicated with your car successfully.
The Bluetooth "Serial Port Profile (SPP)" is necessary to use this application on your Android device.
For information: http://www.tabinomado.jp/n_en
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