FastTech Launch Deals

FastTech (our China logistics partner) is having their grand opening, and for the next four weeks beginning Oct 17, 2012, FastTech will present an incredible deal every week to all new customers.

They aim to be your favourite electronics and gadgets store, and this week they have a 1-cent giveaway on a Clear Screen Protector for iPhone 5.

Vehicle Firmware 1.5.1

Vehicle firmware 1.5.1 has been built for all platforms and is now on github. You can download it directly from the github project:

https://github.com/markwj/Open-Vehicle-Monitoring-System/tree/master/veh...

The primary focus of this release has been adaptive reporting and simplifying provisioning.

Due to the drastic reduction in cellular data usage with this release, and improvements in cellular connection handling, this firmware is recommended for all end users.

Self-Administration of Open Vehicles

We're pleased to announce that today we've released the module for self-administration of Open Vehicles, for our www.openvehicles.com website. With this module, all users can now register, delete and otherwise maintain their own Open Vehicle records.

Open Vehicle Monitoring System General Availability

We are pleased to announce the general availability of the OVMS v2 system.

Our China partner (FastTech) has now also got PICKIT-2 compatible programmers up on their site for US$16.99 (including shipping). These are used to upgrade the firmware on the OVMS box (and that price is cheap enough that all users can now consider it).

As the FastTech site is still in their last days of private beta, you can use this special link to get in and order:

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