[Ovmsdev] DIAG port to bluetooth
giannis.bakas at iccs.gr
Thu Jun 20 21:42:03 HKT 2013
Thank you Mark for your quick reply,
I have made a connection (SPP) with a bluetooth connected to my PC from
parrot and seems
to work fine.
My question was if DIAG port would work with a bluetooth serial adapter.
And working on DIAG
MODE I can send SMS or MSG commands to get data like SOC, speed, gps
On 20/6/2013 11:56, Mark Webb-Johnson wrote:
> You are having the same problem as me - we both have Parrots in our
> cars :-)
> Work I have done on this so far:
> * I investigated USB serial adaptors to the Parrot. The FTDI driver
> is in the Parrot Android, but there are some problems with loading
> it (you can hack it from the adb shell, or from an App with root
> access). Parrot themselves say it is not yet supported, but
> planned for future.
> * I investigated bluetooth. Prior to the latest firmware it didn't
> work at all. With the latest 2.1.1 firmware I have had more
> success. I managed to get bluetooth to my Pebble smartwatch
> working (which means I can control Parrot volume from my wrist),
> but so far I haven't managed to get bluetooth SPP working. It
> should work, so maybe just me,
> * From the OVMS hardware point of view, things are not so easy. The
> PIC18F is very limited and it is hard to get extra connections. It
> should be possible to disconnect the connection to the modem and
> instead go to a bluetooth module on that single ASYNC port (both
> 5v and 3.3v lines are available on the OVMS v2 board). I have
> heard, but not tried, that it might be possible to get a software
> async working on one of the free I/O pins - low baud rate with no
> flow control.
> * I am working on more sophisticated hardware with 6 ASYNC ports and
> 2 CAN buses! But, the bluetooth situation is a mess at the moment
> (Android supports bluetooth 2.2 but not BLE 4.0, and iPhone
> supports BLE 4.0 but not bluetooth 2.2 - good grief).
> If you don't need the modem, the easiest would be to try to cut the
> RX+TX lines from the PIC to the MODEM and use them for your bluetooth
> module. The comms is at 9600 baud.
> Regards, Mark.
> On 20 Jun, 2013, at 3:41 PM, Giannis Bakas wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> is it possible to use a serial to bluetooth dongle on the DIAG port
>> of the module
>> to get data via bluetooth, requesting data with "MSG commands"? What
>> I want
>> to do is to use OVMS like a bridge between my car and my parrot
>> device (Android device)
>> in order to visualize the data I get to the screen. I want to avoid
>> the SIM card and to get
>> data from the server.
>> Best regards,
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