[Ovmsdev] Emergency alert

Mark Webb-Johnson mark at webb-johnson.net
Mon Jan 8 11:24:22 HKT 2018

Sounds like a good idea, and definitely should be vehicle independent.

I suggest you look at ovms_netmanager, and implement this as ovms_emergency (or something like that). Should not need a task, and can simply respond based on metric updates.

Regards, Mark.

> On 6 Jan 2018, at 5:27 PM, Geir Øyvind Vælidalo <geir at validalo.net> wrote:
> Hi guys,
> I’ve been thinking of adding an emergency alert to the Kia Soul module that kicks in when the hazard lights are turned on, airbags are deployed or in other situations that might be a reason for concern.
> These alerts would be sent as SMS to a list of recipients that the user specifies. Typically I would include my own number, my wife’s and a few of my closest family.
> The alert can contain location, type of alert (airbag deployment, hazard light or other), number of passengers (by keeping track of the seat belt sensors), maybe using BT to see which phones are in the car.
> That way, we can call in to see if everything is ok and act if needed.
> What do you think? Is this functionality that could/should be general and added to vehicle?
> Geir
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