Car app development opportunity: OBD-II
All cars built since Jan. 1, 1996, have been built with OBD-II (On-Board Diagnostic II) systems in place. Data provided by OBD-II can be used to diagnose malfunctions and assess the overall health of your car. Previously, hobbyists have been prevented from working with OBD-II data due to the cost and complexity of the equipment required to access it. Now, hook up an OBD-II connector to your iPhone, and off you go. DashCommand is one iOS app providing car enthusiasts with access to engine data.