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Berno
27-01-2016, 21:14
Create fully customizable dashboard displays for your favourite racing sims on your Android/iOS device or on PC using extra monitors or overlay mode on your main display/VR HMD.

Single client for all supported games. Server automatically detects games and reads data with minimal configuration required.

Powerful editor allows you to modify built in dashboards or build one from the ground up.

Try the time unlimited demo version that reads RPM, Speed and Gear.
Full data unlocks can be purchased for each game via the in app store.
Note the supported widgets vary depending on data provided by each game.

Currently supported games (Unless specified PC Only):
-Assetto Corsa (PC/PS4)
-Rfactor 1 & 2, Game Stock Car Extreme, Automobilista, ARCA Sim Racing X - ASRX, ACTC – Simulador Turismo De Carretera
-GTR2, GT Legends, Race07, RaceRoom Racing Experience
-Project CARS 1 & 2 PC/PS/XB
-Codemasters F1 2012, F1 2013, F1 2014, F1 2015, F1 2016, Dirt Rally, Dirt 4 on PC.
F1 2017 and F1 2018 PS4/XB1 compatible.
-Live For Speed
-BeamNG
-iRacing
New dashboards, widgets, and data readers coming in the future.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a2BYEJpccSI

Available for Android on the GooglePlay store:
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.PyrofrogStudios.DashPanel

for PC on Steam:
http://store.steampowered.com/app/715670/DashPanel/

for Apple iPhone and iPad on the AppStore:
https://itunes.apple.com/au/app/dashpanel/id1441894380?mt=8

ports
27-01-2016, 21:31
Looks good mate love the dial displays :) it's a pity i only have windows devices in my house if i was on Android i'd of downloaded your app straight away .

copperj32
27-01-2016, 22:21
Will install it on my tablet on the weekend and give it a go. Nice and simple design, is there any chance tire wear can be added to it?

Berno
28-01-2016, 03:42
Will look at iOS and windows devices during beta. Just a matter of getting set up so I can deploy to those platforms.

Yes tire wear along with all the other usual data will be added. Just a matter of when :)

Fre.Mo
28-01-2016, 08:40
This app looks very promising, good job!

NavyFlipper HUN
28-01-2016, 08:59
Looks good and promising! Thanks Mate!

Downloaded I'll try later today on Xbox platform and I'll leave feedback.

Thanks for Your work!

Mascot
28-01-2016, 09:30
Looks good! Might give this a run out at the weekend. The Motec and analogue dials looked really nice.

Ivan Dumalovski Janjusic
28-01-2016, 10:25
is it UDP compatible for PS4?

Berno
28-01-2016, 21:56
No UDP yet.
Will look at expanding platforms and supported games in Beta.
I think the mistake I made while developing this was trying to support everything before finalizing how everything should work. So when I changed something I had to change it for all the supported plugins! Trying to learn from that :-/

copperj32
29-01-2016, 03:49
This app was easy to setup and get running. once i started the server component on the pc and loaded up assetto corsa the app display was working perfectly.

This will be even better once all the additonal features get added to it.

Top job Berno, cant wait to try future updates :encouragement:

Berno
07-02-2016, 08:44
This app was easy to setup and get running. once i started the server component on the pc and loaded up assetto corsa the app display was working perfectly.

This will be even better once all the additonal features get added to it.

Top job Berno, cant wait to try future updates :encouragement:

Thanks! :)
I've updated it with a dynamic multi gauge. See what you think.

JohnSchoonsBeard
14-03-2016, 13:08
I wouldn't plan on Oculus Rift or Playstation VR taking over completely.

I'm on PS4 and look forward to the app working with the PS4 once you've implemented it. The realistic 3d gauges look really great.

Berno
25-03-2016, 20:58
Has been updated with the first version of the Dashboard Editor!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EMlC_GiGutQ

SGETI
26-03-2016, 16:31
Looks great. Is there any progress you can report on UDP compatible for PS4?

copperj32
29-03-2016, 01:26
Lovin the dashboard editor. Top job Berno

Ray Pim
31-03-2016, 16:28
Lovin the dashboard editor. Top job Berno

This is exactly what I need on my iOS device. PCars dash is currently the benchmark for iOS (imo) but the 3D Rev counters on this are EXACTLY what I need.

Hoping to see this on iOS soon.

Thinking of buying an android device just for this app!

UDP/IOS and I'm gonna be gushing :)

Ray Pim
01-04-2016, 09:22
This is exactly what I need on my iOS device. PCars dash is currently the benchmark for iOS (imo) but the 3D Rev counters on this are EXACTLY what I need.

Hoping to see this on iOS soon.

Thinking of buying an android device just for this app!

UDP/IOS and I'm gonna be gushing :)

Quick question:
Would I be better off buying a cheap android device to run this on, or wait for iOS port?
I think there is a Ģ20 android phone that should work, but if iOS is just days/weeks I'll wait, but those analog 3D dials are just soooo tempting :D

Berno
02-06-2016, 10:17
Sorry for not checking the thread lately have been very busy!
Thanks for the kind words everybody! :)

Its really hard for me to say when/if this will make it to iOS. Unfortunately there are cost and technical barriers. Unity can output to iOS and I think I will be able to build on a virtual machine as I dont own any apple hardware. But there is a yearly fee involved in publishing with Apple.

Im hoping the full version of the app will make enough money to pay for it to be ported to the other platforms but have to say iOS is down the list.
Ideally after Android I would like to publish on Windows Phone, PC, then iOS.

I have tested the app on a cheap pendo pad and it works well so maybe thats your best bet?

Berno
12-08-2016, 00:08
Hi Guys
DashPanel has just been updated:
Updated UI.
Major editor enhancements.
Improved battery life.
New modern F1 Dashboard.
Updated networking library.
Updated touch library.
Server improved error handling.

Please let me know if the improvements have worked or if there are any problems!!
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.pyrofrog.dashpanelcli&hl=en

Berno
27-11-2016, 01:15
Version 1 of DashPanel is out!

The app still doesn't have half the features I intend for it to have but I hope it’s already useful for the remaining non VR simracers out there ;) I consider this just the beginning and will continue to add to DashPanel going forward!



https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SGvAaHCikRs

Available in the GooglePlay store:
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.PyrofrogStudios.DashPanel

Berno
16-01-2017, 09:26
DashPanel updated:
CLIENT:
Delta time
Clutch input for AC
Time intervals
Backlight switched by headlights in RF2 and pCars
Shift point changes more reliably applied to lights and RPM gauges
Change saving so that alarm colour cant be saved as a normal colour
Button to clear Autoload dashboard
Small test loading default RPM shift point for some cars in AC
SERVER:
Send data required for Delta and Intervals
Correctly send session type for all ISI based sims
Detect 32bit AC
Make sure only one server instance can run

Berno
01-06-2017, 10:35
New build released.

Client 1.2.7:
More efficient data transfer from server to client.
Image widget can now import png/jpg files.
New widget Dash Display LCD.
Improved text display.
Fix for editing Brake temps widget.
Add segments option to Box widget.
Add settings for units:
-Speed KPH, MPH, MPS.
-Temp Celsius, Fahrenheit, Kelvin.
-Pressure kPa, bar, psi.
-Fuel Liter, Gallon_US, kg
Tyre Temp Indicator wasn't saving custom text options
Add hybrid energy widgets for AC.
New layouts DashLCD and Hybrid endurance.
Upgraded unity to 5.6.1f1

Server 1.2.1.1:
Fix pCARS picking up wrong info in multiplayer.
More efficient data transfer from server to client.
Send hybrid info for AC.
Added auto updating.

Make sure to update server.
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Berno
19-06-2017, 06:50
Is anybody using DashPanel involved in pCARS 2?
I thought it would be good to have the reader ready at release. If not it'll just have to happen afterwards no big problem.

I emailed info@slightlymadstudios.com back in feb but haven't gotten a response. If anybody is interested maybe you can get someones attention over in the pcars 2 forums?

My email:


Pyrofrog Studios <pyrofrogstudios@gmail.com>
Feb 22

to info
Hello,

I was interested in supporting pCars 2 on release with my dashboard software DashPanel.
Is it possible to gain access to pCars 2 WMD at this stage so I can develop the data reader?

Regards
PyrofrogStudios

Biztechcs
25-08-2017, 10:02
Looks interesting..! I will download it il try and rate it.

Berno
26-08-2017, 23:47
Looks interesting..! I will download it il try and rate it.

I have just now published a massive update so please check that out and save your rating for this version.
When I get over this dam flu I will update the promo media to reflect the new level of graphics in the app.
Have fun :)

Berno
27-08-2017, 05:03
New build released.

Client:
Many new and enhanced textures.
Many new default layouts and Dash widgets.
Shift lights number, backing, tint, alarm, and DRS options.
New Shift light module widget.
Gradient and Non-linear options for RPM Bar Solid widget.
Fuel bar widget.
Lap time precision and previous lap display options.
Text alignment options.
Updated TouchScripts.
F1 2017 support.


Server:
F1 2017 support.
Keep trying to open file mapping on failure.

Berno
22-09-2017, 22:02
The server will now detect pCARS 2. Just set the shared memory to Project Cars 1 in game like so:
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Berno
13-11-2017, 21:27
New build released.

Client v1.4.0
Console support Assetto Corsa UDP, F1 2017 UDP
New Gauge widgets Boost, Speed, Fuel, Water Temp, Oil Temp
New widgets Sports Dash, RS Dash, Fuel Lap Average and Fuel Time
New layouts 98T, F40, Classic sports
Option to switch backlight from sim
Cap option for Delta
Smoother Delta display
New font Gillsans
Oil Temperature and Water Temperature for BeamNG

Server v1.3.1.1
Improve fuel calculations.
Improve delta calculations.
Fix excessive CPU usage when button mapped.
Boost data for AC.
Oil Temperature and Water Temperature for BeamNG.

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Berno
13-11-2017, 21:28
I forgot to mention in the build notes that the server is now able to read Project cars 2 shared memory.
Just make sure to restart the game when switching types so the server can pick up the correct format.

dommezatti
01-01-2018, 19:02
I've been using DashPanel on my Note 8 for a quite a while now. It was running smooth in android nougat however today that I updated to latest android oreo the app doesn't seem to function properly. When I will try to open the app it's only displaying a white blank screen at the startup and automatically closing itself after few seconds. Can you please look into the error and release a patch soon. Looking forward....

Berno
03-01-2018, 20:16
I've been using DashPanel on my Note 8 for a quite a while now. It was running smooth in android nougat however today that I updated to latest android oreo the app doesn't seem to function properly. When I will try to open the app it's only displaying a white blank screen at the startup and automatically closing itself after few seconds. Can you please look into the error and release a patch soon. Looking forward....

I have looked into this and it is fixed with a newer version of Unity. Normally upgrading the project has been straight forward in the past but this time its breaking a lot of stuff so I'm a bit stuck fixing this for now but hopefully will be able to upgrade soon.

Albertsen
03-01-2018, 23:22
It seems like a really nice app, but I have lagging problems (revs) and eventually it disconnects.

Berno
08-01-2018, 08:33
New build released.

Client v1.4.1
Allow editing of scene Root object to adjust entire scene
Imported images are now copied to Import folder
Reworked lines and boxes
Fuel lap average wasn’t saving Precision Places
Keep light brightness consistent regardless of layer
Add Screen Shapes option to Background Screen
Ignore next page when in edit mode
Some widgets weren't showing default colour at zero
Intervals updater was failing with precision of 3
Add bar option to RPM Gauge
Show blank intervals correctly
Add GT4Cup2017 layout
Target Android Oreo
Full iRacing data


Server v1.4.1.1
Fix fuel calculations for R3E
Support full iRacing data

DashPanel is now also available on Steam for use with extra monitors or as a customizable overlay/HUD.
http://store.steampowered.com/app/715670/DashPanel/

Berno
08-01-2018, 08:34
I've been using DashPanel on my Note 8 for a quite a while now. It was running smooth in android nougat however today that I updated to latest android oreo the app doesn't seem to function properly. When I will try to open the app it's only displaying a white blank screen at the startup and automatically closing itself after few seconds. Can you please look into the error and release a patch soon. Looking forward....

I have now targeted oreo and upgraded the version of Unity to build the latest version.
Please let me know if this has fixed the oreo compatibility issue.

Berno
08-01-2018, 08:35
It seems like a really nice app, but I have lagging problems (revs) and eventually it disconnects.

After reading that I upgraded the networking library for the latest update.
It would be interesting to hear if that helped the issues at all?
Also opening the port usually helps with lag issues.

Albertsen
08-01-2018, 09:07
Awesome. I'll keep you posted.

Albertsen
13-01-2018, 19:53
So - after a fresh windows install I can't seem to get it to connect at all. :(
(Updated server and android app.)

Berno
03-02-2018, 07:01
So - after a fresh windows install I can't seem to get it to connect at all. :(
(Updated server and android app.)

Sorry I must have missed a notification you replied.
Hmm that sucks I would imagine something changing with the firewall after the windows install.
Make sure the server is allowed via the windows firewall.
Also make sure your chosen port (default 9999) is open. For details see https://portforward.com/
Let me know if that helps!

Albertsen
07-02-2018, 16:34
Too bad - after about a week of frustration, I give up on the wireless. Maybe Windows won't cooperate. :(
Can it connect via USB to android?

Berno
15-02-2018, 07:17
Update on the Steam version of DashPanel, now supporting VR:

https://youtu.be/IaOzd-8jxuM

Berno
15-02-2018, 07:19
Too bad - after about a week of frustration, I give up on the wireless. Maybe Windows won't cooperate. :(
Can it connect via USB to android?

:(
You can connect via USB if you are able to enable reverse tethering on the Android device. Normally this requires a rooted phone but there is one commercial app out there that works no root:
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.floriandraschbacher.reversetethering.free&hl=en

Berno
24-08-2018, 03:02
New update release:

-Client
F1 2018 Layout and data.
Assignable Next page button for gamepad using F1 2018 UDP on console.
Fuel Mix for F1 2017.
Improvements in Live delta and Fuel usage calculations for UDP.
UDP readers improved.
Client will no longer remain hidden in overlay mode when game exits.

-Server
F1 2018 data.
Next page assignment for specific instances.
Add receive broadcast option.
Improvements in Live delta and Fuel usage calculations.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=egaHIqOhVBA

transfix
24-08-2018, 11:49
Hey Bern,

Any updates on iOS support?

Berno
25-08-2018, 09:54
Hey Bern,

Any updates on iOS support?

Heya,
It’s made enough to buy some hardware I need so I have grabbed an iPhone 6 to test on and am looking into maybe getting a Mac mini if I can’t build it on a virtual machine.
So it’s getting closer even if it all takes longer than u think at first!!

Berno
10-11-2018, 22:01
DashPanel 1.5.6 Update

-Client
Track map widget for AC, RF 1/2, AMS, R3E, pCars, F1 2017-18
Inverted tyre wear option
Track Name widget
Fix compatibility filter in Add widget screen
rF2 new widgets Track Wetness and Rain
Added pCars UDP reader
Added Track Info layout
New option Autoload default dashboard

-Server
Improved R3E outlap detection
New command VR Reset position
Mapping data
Improved plugin updating
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Berno
29-11-2018, 00:53
Hey guys,
Even though I have released the pCars UDP reader for console I could still use more feedback about how well it works with various consoles and router types.
Any console users with Android devices out there willing to help I'll give out 2 full data keys for XB1 users and another 2 for PS4 users.
Thanks

Berno
15-12-2018, 00:00
DashPanel 1.5.7 Update

-Client
Editor moved L(Layer) edit to Z in position edit to make it more intuitive.
Editor now has separate return to full screen and exit button.
Aspect ratio is now saved as part of layout allowing Dashboards to scale better when opened on devices with different resolutions.
Updated all third party libraries and assets.
Added privacy opt out button for Unity Analytics.
Align with iOS version.

-Server
Fix session time in iRacing.

DashPanel is now also available on the App Store for iPhone and iPad:
https://itunes.apple.com/au/app/dashpanel/id1441894380?mt=8

ROFFATI
13-01-2019, 01:11
Hi, i just downloaded the app on my iPhone and i have some questions. But first i want to say, that i like the app a lot and you have done a great job with it.
My first question is, how i connect the app with Assetto Corsa on my PS4? With Project Cars it was working right away, but i can't get it running with Assetto Corsa.
An the second one is: Is is a bug, that the RPM-LEDīs are allays lit up? I tried several dashboards on several cars in Project Cars 2 and the LEDīs are on even when the engine is just idling in low revs. I tried the settings an i couldn't fine the reason for that.
And my third one is: Is it possible to scroll thru the pages of the dash with a button on my wheel?

Berno
14-01-2019, 06:46
Hi, i just downloaded the app on my iPhone and i have some questions. But first i want to say, that i like the app a lot and you have done a great job with it.
My first question is, how i connect the app with Assetto Corsa on my PS4? With Project Cars it was working right away, but i can't get it running with Assetto Corsa.
An the second one is: Is is a bug, that the RPM-LEDīs are allays lit up? I tried several dashboards on several cars in Project Cars 2 and the LEDīs are on even when the engine is just idling in low revs. I tried the settings an i couldn't fine the reason for that.
And my third one is: Is it possible to scroll thru the pages of the dash with a button on my wheel?

Hey,

The rpm lights are all on if you are in the pits to indicate the pit limiter is on. Is that the problem?
No button for next page on console yet. The pCars UDP reader was on hold for a long time due to a Unity bug and since then I have a similar function for F1 2018 UDP so I will need to go back and add this feature for pCars UDP. It should be in the next build but I'm moving house atm so can't say when :(

Did you want to email me about the AC ps4 problem at pyrofrogstudios@gmail.com.
Much easier to trouble shoot via email.

Thanks!

ROFFATI
24-01-2019, 22:06
Hi,
is it possible to get the energy bar for hybrid cars working with Project Cars? There are some apps(like RaceDash) were it works, so i think that Project Cars sends out those data.

THX

bobleren
25-01-2019, 15:46
Hi

Ive used this app for a week or so on the xbox1. Amazing stuff, however cant find a widget to show enigne and aero damage, are they to come in the future?

Berno
02-02-2019, 01:30
Hi,
is it possible to get the energy bar for hybrid cars working with Project Cars? There are some apps(like RaceDash) were it works, so i think that Project Cars sends out those data.

THX

Hey,
I've had this question before. I must be missing a trick as I've looked through the latest pCars 2 data structure and cant find KERS anywhere?
I am a bit older so might just be blind do you have any luck spotting it? ;)
https://github.com/nabezokodaikon/pcars2-telemetry-browsing/blob/master/sample/pcars2_data_define/SharedMemory.h

The only other thing I can think of is that they substitute it somewhere? So maybe the boost is used to represent KERS in cars that have it?
Unfortunately I can't test anything out right now as I've moved house and my dev machine is still in storage.

Seeing as a few of you have asked I'll have a closer look when I'm set up again.
Cheers

Berno
02-02-2019, 01:33
Hi

Ive used this app for a week or so on the xbox1. Amazing stuff, however cant find a widget to show enigne and aero damage, are they to come in the future?

Thanks mate glad you like it!
Yes it seems that data is available so I will add those in the future.
Just I have moved house and am not set up for dev work on the project yet so I'm not sure when I can start putting out updates again?