Accelerating previous the automotive industry’s slow lane technologies adoption rate, mobile app Automatic is aiming to bring a slew of smart-automobile features nonetheless missing in most automobiles on the road nowadays: realtime driving statistics, parking spot mapping, engine problem diagnostics with no the need for a check out to the mechanic, and even the ability to facilitate calling for assist in the event of an accident.
Automatic’s 2-piece program needs installation of a data collecting and transmitting dongle into the vehicle’s data port (compatible with gasoline automobiles sold in the U.S. because 1996). After linked with the iOS or Android app, the Automatic Hyperlink hardware performs wirelessly utilizing Bluetooth 4., supplying drivers with analytics about each and every step of the gas or brake pedal, such as speeding, braking, and acceleration habits, with a tallied driving score. Feel of it as a report card scoring daily driving habits, hopefully steering customers toward much more eco-friendly driving.
Automatic becomes even far more exciting when connected to the powerfully customizable automation service, IFTTT (“if this then that”), employing a mobile connection as a tether and automation switch for executing a assortment of tasks with compatible hardware devices, cloud solutions, and social media.
Picture your vehicle automatically emailing your mechanic when a verify engine warning comes on, turning on or dimming house lights as you depart or arrive, or automatically sending out notifications to family members members you have arrived back home safely right after a check out by means of Facebook, Twitter, or e-mail. All this is possible thanks to IFTTT integration, giving Automatic users an array of alternatives for triggering “recipes” of internet-connected behaviors utilizing mobile apps and solutions like Google Calendar, Facebook, Twitter, alongside wireless enabled hardware like Phillips Hue, Nest Thermostat, Google Glass, and Belkin WeMo.