Did I lock my car? Is the light still on? Answer these and more questions for your customers – or use these insights to improve their safety & security, provide automations and ease customers' minds. Even if the connected vehicle is far away.
Gain knowledge about the status of various vehicle components
Observe potential damages or security issues remotely before they become a problem
Offer warning services for security purposes and damage prevention
Integrate chosen data points into your own application
Benefit from up-to-date information on the state of connected Mercedes-Benz vehicles:
vehicle lock status
status of the windows (front left/right, rear left/right)
status of the doors (front left/right, rear left/right)
status of sunroof
status of convertible top (open/closed)
lock status of deck lid
status of front reading lights (left/right)
status of interior light (front, rear)
status of reading lamp (left, right)
rotary light switch position
status of the gas tank door lock
liquid fuel tank level & range
The openHAB community shows in a creative way how useful this data can be in a smart home environment.
The basis for this: Our BYOCAR ("Bring Your Own Car") usage option offers the opportunity to test the Vehicle Status product in a real environment with real data.
In interaction with other APIs from Mercedes-Benz, openHAB has developed three implementations by transferring Mercedes-Benz vehicle data to the smart home system and optimizing it with new features:
Reminder of insufficient vehicle range
Warning of upcoming “bad parking weather”
Economical car integration into the home's energy cycle
Read more about the use case on the Mercedes-Benz /developers portal.
Here you can find a collection of questions we’ve been asked by our customers.
The prerequisite for the accessibility of data is a connectivity contract of the end customer with Mercedes-Benz AG or one of its sales organizations. Please remember that permission for data access is subject to the respective master user of the connectivity contract of the vehicle.
Further information about available connectivity services can be found in the following:
For passenger car customers: Mercedes me.
Mercedes me > this product requires the following services to be active for the requested Vehicle:
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