The OpenAuto Pro is the most advanced Raspberry Pi based, custom head-unit solution ready to retrofit your vehicle.
The main functionality of the OpenAuto Pro software is to bring Users access to modern head-unit features like: Bluetooth Hands Free Profile, music streaming, integrated media player, navigation via Android Auto, screen mirroring, rear camera support, and much more interesting options and possibilities. Moreover, OpenAuto Pro runs under regular Raspberry PI OS (Buster), therefore You can use all accessories and software dedicated for Raspberry Pi.
Buying the OpenAuto Pro you pay only once for application and  have 1-year updates free of charge.


After purchasing our service you will receive an e-mail with unique license key and download link with an image (*.img) of the SD card prepared for you. 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 or use contact form.

One-time payment for the application with 1-Year software updates free of charge.

Package contains

  • Prepared by us for you, easy to flash SD card image (*.img) with preconfigured OpenAuto Pro application
  • SD card image is based on the Raspberry PI OS (Buster) with Desktop
  • Unique license key

System requirements

  • Raspberry PI 3B, 3B+ or 4 (We recommend Raspberry PI 4 2GB or higher)
  • At least 8GB storage
  • 5V 3A power supply
  • External sound card
  • Microphone input
  • External Bluetooth adapter
  • Used equipment shall be compatible with Raspberry PI OS Buster
  • Touch/screen shall support the FKMS GPU driver


  • Easy installation
  • Integration with Connected Pro application
    •  Read phone’s notifications (from GMail, WhatsApp, Messenger and any other selected app)
    • Automatic time synchronization between phone and Raspberry PI
    • Autoenabling Bluetooth tethering
    • Autolaunching desired music player installed on the phone
  • API support (more details)
  • 15 bands Equalizer
  • Integrated music player for playing files from local storage or USB mass storage
  • 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
    • Indicators for signal strength and battery levels
  • Android Auto™ head unit emulation
    • USB connection
    • Wireless connection
  • OBD-II
    • Support of OBD-II protocol based on the ELM327 adapter (USB and Bluetooth)
    • Definition of custom OBD-II PIDs and gauges
    • Abillity to create up to 8 new OBD-II dashboards of 4 different types (two Sport variants, Simplified and Detailed)
  • Support of additional plugins
  • Input devices
    • Support of Audi MMI 2G panel
    • Support of Audi RNSE head unit buttons
    • Support of iDrive BMW E60 controller (standalone)
    • Support of BMW I-BUS steering wheel buttons
    • Support of PAJ7620U2 gesture sensor
    • Support of rotary encoders
    • Support of mapping GPIO pins to key strokes
    • Support of resistive buttons (e. g. steering wheel controls)
  • User interface controlled by key strokes and touchscreen
  • Flexible and customizable user interface
  • Interface customizations
    • Custom color palettes for day and night themes
    • Settings for left/right handedness of traffic
    • Widescreens support
    • Showing/hiding various screen elements
  • User friendly settings
  • Rear camera support2
  • Screen mirroring1 for Android devices
  • External applications launcher
    • Preconfigured support of YouTube3 web applications
    • Preconfigured support of Kodi Media Player3
    • Preconfigured support of welle.io3
    • Support of adding new applications to the launcher
  • Custom splash screens
  • Startup sounds
  • Support of external GPS transceivers
  • DS18B20 temperature sensor support
  • Easy Real Time Clock configuration
  • Day/night switching of OpenAuto Pro and Android Auto interfaces based on TSL2561 light sensor, GPIO and clock
  • Multi-language support
    • Čeština
    • Dansk
    • Deutsch
    • English
    • Español
    • Français
    • Italiano
    • Nederlands
    • Norsk
    • Polski
    • Português
    • Pусский
    • Română
    • Svenska
    • Українська
    • български
    • 日本語
    • 繁體中文
    • 한국어
  • and much more

1 since Android 10 mirroring does not support touch interface

2 support for official RPI camera. There is no guarantee that USB camera will be handled properly (due to different manufacturer deployment )

3 third part application not developed by BlueWave Studio

Note for DACs users: here

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 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, 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.