Polish developer Michael Gapinski has released a new and improved version of his “”.Tesla Android ProjectBringing the Apple CarPlay experience to more Tesla vehicles than ever before.
According to GapinskyVersion 2022.25.1 offers “100% functional CarPlay integration for any Tesla” and comes with a host of new features and bug fixes.
The project now supports DRM video playback so apps like Netflix work normally, an orientation lock so that apps like Apple Music automatically launch in landscape mode, and a hack now available on Android for better stability and performance. Uses 12.1.
Gapinsky’s CarPlay solution includes use of a Raspberry Pi with an LTE modem and Wi-Fi hotspot, running custom Android-based firmware, as well as a micro-HDMI to HDMI cable and Ethernet cable.
Car Navigator is used to connect to the Raspberry Pi and display the CarPlay interface on the Tesla screen, where Apple apps, including Maps and Apple Music, work as expected. The system works while driving and can also be controlled using the media buttons on Tesla’s steering wheel.
Despite the prevalence of CarPlay in many electric cars, Tesla does not offer any official support. There are signs in 2020 that Tesla plans to support Apple Music, and Tesla CEO Elon Musk is unresponsive. request on twitter Despite being one of the most requested features among Tesla owners, the company has to bring CarPlay to its vehicles.
At the 2022 Worldwide Developers Conference, Apple previewed the “next generation” of CarPlay for compatible vehicles. The next generation CarPlay experience will support multiple screens within a vehicle, provide integrated climate control to adjust air conditioning temperature or heat within the CarPlay interface, and more.
Apple said the first vehicles to support the new ‘CarPlay’ experience will be announced in late 2023, including Ford, Lincoln, Mercedes-Benz, Infiniti, Honda, Acura, Jaguar, Land Rover, Audi, Nissan, Volvo Including vehicle manufacturers. , Porsche and more.