This is one of many solutions to equip Apple Carplay or Android Auto on old cars. A sample of Module interface integrates many features for cars, especially Japanese features like Apple Carplay and Android Auto. Produced by an external unit, not spare parts by vehicle. But the most minimalist design. Simply plug in the system lines inside the car, there is no need to cut off the car's original wiring. Easy to manipulate to attach or remove to return the original, the only thing to do is find a reasonable position within the central control area (Headunit).
With the price from about $ 200 to more than $ 600 for different types of cars, in addition to integrating features Apple Carplay and Android Auto, Module also integrates the receiver signal port Camera, 360-degree Camera with Encryption software is available, just need to buy more Camera and install, connect to Module and other small tweaks to be able to operate.
This type of internal interface module product is currently popular for vehicle models: BMW, Mercedes, Audi, Porsche, Land Rover, Lexus, Ford, Jaguar, Volvo … Old cars are not equipped This feature. Requirement is that these vehicles must have infotainment screens available, not applicable to Base versions with a lack of monitors (for some models with low Base versions).
What in the box, Wire to plug in serial with the main wire in the car, power cord, Main Module, USB Cable connected to the phone, talk Mic.
3 main connection ports
The back with the screen resolution buttons for each car with different screen sizes.
The side has only the heat sink slot
The main information wire, because it is a serial cable, one end will attach to the car's main information line, the other end plugs into the car's control & entertainment center (Headunit).
The cables connect Camera, mic and other signals.
The Apple Carplay interface is the interface from the phone that emits, so only the device needs to be used, the rest of the interface is the same. In the picture is the Apple Carplay interface on IOS 13 beta.
Menu on the standby screen and inside Home.
I try to use voice, read the address in Vietnamese 3 times, all 3 times Google Map received and give the exact results of the address I read. One of many features of Apple Carplay / Android Auto makes using maps effective while ensuring safety while driving.