on-board diagnostics


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on-board diagnostics

Hardware and software that reports the status of the system it resides in. The term often refers to the on-board diagnostics (OBD) in a vehicle. See DLC.
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This year, CarMD expanded its coverage to include 1996-2015 vehicles, to ensure all vehicles with on-board diagnostics were included, and because average vehicle age is now more than 11 years old.
It plugs into the on-board diagnostics (OBD) connector of any car model after 1992 to track driver performance, trip history, costs, fuel usage, location and the overall health of the automobile.
OBDII codes, or On-Board Diagnostics, provide codes that show problems found in engine controls, brakes and other vehicle parts.
CURFER uses an on-board diagnostics device connected to the driver's smartphone to provide accurate and insightful information on various elements of his or her driving style.
The UBI program mainly includes On-Board Diagnostics (OBD) to monitor the driving habits, pay as you drive (PAYD), and pay how you drive (PHYD).
It uses a cellular device called the Zubie Key to plug directly into a car's on-board diagnostics port and capture valuable vehicle and driving data for car owners and drivers.
The hacks were accomplished via the on-board diagnostics port and Valasek and Miller sent a series of instructions to the car that overrode commands from the driver.
On-Board Diagnostics will provide enhanced service capability with standardized diagnostic trouble codes, service tool interface, in-cab warning lamp and service information availability.
ONCE again, UKIP MEP John Bufton has written in (Letters, June 28) to object to proposed EU legislation that would limit the right to modify new motorcycles, and make on-board diagnostics on such machines compulsory.
SIR - I was delighted to join hundreds of demonstrators at the weekend in a protest organised by the Motorcycle Action Group against proposed European legislation that would limit the right to modify new bikes and make on-board diagnostics compulsory.
ft features programmable transfer functionality, selectable analog and pulse width modulation (PWM) output modes, open/short diagnostics, on-board diagnostics, under-voltage detection and over-voltage protection.
Last year, a team of researchers at the US Center for Automotive Embedded Systems Security revealed how automobile computer systems could be hacked via the On-Board Diagnostics (OBD-II) port, an access point typically used by engineers to download data on the vehicle's health, reports New Scientists.

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