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OpenAuto Pro - Car Head Unit Solution

OpenAuto Pro is extended version of basic OpenAuto project available on github. Pro version provides deeper integration with the Raspbian OS what allows to turn your Raspberry PI into complete head unit solution ready to retrofit your vehicle. User can easily extend functionalities of OpenAuto Pro by installing favorite apps and add it to the launcher menu. OpenAuto Pro software brings access to communication services like phone calls or music streaming.
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Sales price $28.00
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After purchasing process you will receive an e-mail address with unique license key and download link for image (*.img) of the SD card. SD card image is uniquely generated for each purchase. This process may take up to 12 hours, but usually takes 4-5 hours. If you will not receive any e-mail after that time please check you SPAM folder. In case of any problem you can always contact us at contact@bluewavestudio.io or use contact form.

One-time payment with updates free of charge - buying the OpenAuto Pro you pay only once, and have lifetime updates free of charge.

Package contains:

  • Easy to flash SD card image (*.img) with preconfigured OpenAuto Pro
  • SD card image is based on the latest Raspbian Stretch Desktop OS
  • Unique license key




System requirements:

  • Raspberry PI 3B, 3B+ or 4 (currently in Open Beta)
  • At least 8GB storage
  • Touchscreen
  • 5V 2.5A power supply
  • External sound card
  • Microphone input
  • Bluetooth adapter is optional



  • Easy installation
  • Flexible, touch capable user interface
  • Support of Bluetooth
    • A2DP profile for music streaming
    • AVRCP profile for controlling of music playback (Pause, Play, Next, Previous)
    • HSP and HFP profiles for hands-free telephony
    • Internet access (Phone -> Raspberry PI) via tethering
  • Android Auto™ head unit emulation
    • USB connection
    • Wireless connection
  • Suspending/resuming of projection
  • Screen mirroring for Android devices
  • Notifications
  • External applications launcher
  • Adding custom applications to the launcher
  • External GPS transceiver support
  • Managing of external applications
  • System volume control
  • Screen brightness control
  • User friendly settings
  • Preconfigured support of Spotify* and YouTube* web applications
  • Preconfigured support of Kodi Media Player*
  • Integration with virtual keyboard
  • Keyboard controls
  • Built-in support of Audi MMI 2G panel
  • Built-in support of iDrive BMW E60 controller (standalone)
  • Preconfigured support of welle.io*
  • DS18B20 temperature sensor support
  • TSL2561 light sensor support
  • Real Time Clock DS1307 support
  • Automatic or Gpio day/night switching of OpenAuto Pro and Android Auto
  • Custom color palettes for day and night themes
  • Favorite contacts list
  • Indicators for signal strength and battery levels
  • Switch for mute/unmute sound
  • Handy music playback controls panel
  • Dial-pad for active phone calls  

 * - third part application not developed by BlueWave Studio

Versions comparison:

Feature Open source version Pro version
Android Auto via USB available available
Android Auto via WiFi available available
Support of 3rd party applications not available available
Volume control not available available
Brightness control not available available
Integration with Raspbian Desktop not available available
Flexible user interface not available available
Back to OpenAuto from Android Auto not available available
Back to Raspbian from OpenAuto not available available
Easy installation not available available
Built-in support of Audi MMI 2G panel and standalone BMW iDrive E60 controller not available available
Keyboard controls not available available
Support of welle.io not available available
External GPS transceiver support not available available
Screen mirroring not available available
Notifications not available available
DS18B20 temperature sensor support not available available
TSL2561 light sensor support not available available
Real Time Clock DS1307 support not available available
Automatic or Gpio day/night switching of OpenAuto Pro and Android Auto not available available
Custom color palettes for day and night themes not available available
and much more. not available available


Terms of service:

By purchasing this software you accept below terms of service:

  • This software is for educational purposes and personal use only. Do not attempt to operate this software while driving. Distraction may cause accidents. Always concentrate on driving and obey local Traffic Regulations. You assume total responsibility and risk for using this software. 
  • Android Auto implementation is not certified by Google Inc. It is created for R&D purposes, may not work as expected by the original authors and can stop working unexpectedly. Do not use while driving.
  • BlueWave Studio is not responsible for development or maintenance of third part applications and does not have influence of their functionality
  • Please use this software with care.


Software return policy:

Please review our return policy before purchasing any of BlueWave Studio software products.
BlueWave Studio offers a detailed description of its software (user guide and video presentation). With that knowledge, no refund/return request should be solicited by the buyer/user on such basis. All software is non-refundable. We will, of course, nonetheless review return/refund requests on defective software. BlueWave Studio guarantees the quality all its software products listed on this Web site.
Please send all return/refund requests to contact@bluewavestudio.io, as well as your reason for such request. A reply will be sent to you after it has been determined whether a return/refund is accepted or rejected.


End-user License Agreement:

By purchasing, downloading or using the OpenAuto Pro, you are agreeing to be bound by the terms and conditions of this Agreement.
If you do not agree to the terms of this Agreement, do not purchase, download or use the OpenAuto Pro.

  • License

BlueWave Studio grants you a revocable, non-exclusive, non-transferable, limited license to download, install and use the OpenAuto Pro solely for your personal, non-commercial purposes strictly in accordance with the terms of this Agreement.

  • Restrictions

You agree not to, and you will not permit others to license, sell, rent, lease, assign, distribute, transmit, host, outsource, disclose or otherwise commercially exploit the OpenAuto Pro or make the OpenAuto Pro available to any third party.

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