Telemetry tools for OBDii

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OBD-II support within the Telemetry Overlay software

OBD-II (also OBD2 or OBDii) stands for On-board diagnostics. It is a standard vehicle manufacturers follow to enable monitoring and problem solving via electronic means. While this typically means being able to see and clear ECU error messages, the communication port also conveys live performance data that is useful for telemetry visualization.

Telemetry Overlay supports multiple OBD-II-capable recording apps: OBDLink/OBDFusion, Torque, Harry's Laptimer, RaceChrono, RaceCapture, TrackAddict... See their respective sections for more specific details.

Telemetry Overlay supports most video formats and dozens of embedded and external data formats.

Gauges can be customized to a great extent, but presets and defaults can make the user experience extremely easy.

Map and satellite imagery is available for representing GPS data.

Export formats for both professional and social use are available.

Lots of documentation, tutorials and an active community help achieve great results.

Almost every commercial car sold in the last 20 years uses this standard and has a communications port available near the steering wheel. There are multiple adapters in the market that enable communication between the car and a mobile phone, including inexpensive ones like Veepeak or Elm327, and higher-end models with advanced features. This is a great alternative to recording GPS data with an action camera, as it combines the precision of instrument-based sensors like speedometer, engine RPM, throttle, temperatures and pressures with reliable GPS data captured by the smartphone.

Supported gauges in Telemetry Overlay

Speedometer, GPS Path, Accelerometer, Altitude, Distance, Slope, Dynamic Map, Gyroscope, Bearing, Acceleration (GPS), Time & Date, Lap Timer, Pace, Vertical Speed, Thermometer, Elevation Gain, Dashboard, Coordinates, Altitude vs Distance, Orientation, Heading, Gear, Engine RPM, Throttle, Brake Pressure, Steering Wheel, Lean Angle, Lean Angle (2 wheel), Airspeed, Altimeter, Attitude Indicator, Heading Indicator, Turn Coordinator, Vertical Speed Indicator, Pitch Angle, Longitudinal Acceleration (GPS), Acceleration (speed-based), Lateral Acceleration (GPS), Zero to Speed, Distance Timer, Attitude Estimate, GPS Path + Compass, Oil Temperature & Pressure, Fuel Level, Distance Home, Sector Times, Corner Speeds, Custom, Dynamic Text, Static Title, Static Image, Export GPX, Watermark and Additional streams.

Availability may vary between devices and recording conditions.

Have more questions? Check out the instructions manual, the tutorials, ask the community, experiment with the Trial version, or get in touch.

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Finally! An easy all-in-one way to create a heads-up display for your action videos and drone footage. Compatible with multiple camera brands and data formats, including GoPro, DJI (drones and Action 4), Insta360, Garmin, GPX and many more. Merge consecutive videos with GPS data, sync telemetry from multiple sources, customize your gauges and much more. | Learn more

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