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    X-Gear

    We have made a software just like some other scan tool which have some additional features like Media Player, Pop based Email Checker, Internet Explorer, Navigation, WebTracking, Phone, Virtual Dashboard along with a Configuration Panel. A breif description of features.

    Media Player:
    It is just a regular Windows Media Player interfaced with the software so that you can play your desired media files from the same interface. An additional amplifier or the one in your car is connected to the car's computer so you dont need any additional speaker setup the existing will work.

    Internet Explorer:
    A simple internet explorer which gives connectivity through GPRS.

    POP Based Email:
    You can configure your pop based email accounts in your car.

    Navigation:
    A navigation system which is connected to a GPS reciever gives you your exact location on map (15 feet accuracy).

    Web Tracking:
    The car can be tracked on web.

    Phone:
    If you have a bluetooth enabled phone or can connect the phone via a cable or infrared through your computer all the calls and messages will be displayed on your LCD.

    Virtual Dashboard:
    A virtual dashboard module which is just a scantool.
    (Inspired by Digimoto)


    System Specifications
    Scaled PC
    Intel Pentium 4 (2.8 Ghz)
    512 RAM
    DVD ROM
    E-trax GPS Reciever (Garmin)
    Cameras (Front/Rear)
    Liliput Touch Screnn LCD

    Development Platform
    Visual Basic 2005

    I want to showoff the project.

    Thanks.
    Waiting for your reply.

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    Variable Bitrate redbullah's Avatar
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    very interesting
    what about the customisation abilities? Is there any beta release?
    i can try it with pleasure if you want

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    So.. what is it.. a new frontend? Scantool software+?

    "A picture is worth a thousand words," they say..

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    Neither darque nor pervert DarquePervert's Avatar
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    Moved to the Software Dev forum.
    The Worklogs forum is for installations-in-progress.

    I agree that some screenshots or a website would be awesome to see more about what you've done.
    Have you looked in the FAQ yet?
    How about the Wiki?



    Under normal circumstances, a signature would go here.

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    I will upload stuff on my server.. How do i post pictures here ?

    This is not just a changed front end this is a complete software..

    A simple version will be soon available for testing

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    complete software such as a replacement to winxp/*nix? or something that runs in windows, (front ends do that)
    1998 Toyota 4Runner SR5 V6 4x4 in Evergreen Pearl Metallic, Lifted, Locked, and Armored. CarPc in custom console with molded touchscreen.
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    hmm .. it runs on windows xp.

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