Car Hacking - Back to the future 1970’s style.

Talk by Dan Smith

Sunday from 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM in Stage B

A brief overview of one hackers journey taking the best of modern automotive technology and retrofitting it all into a car from the same era as the Intel 4004. Taking a 1974 Ford Escort Mk1 with minimal functionality and bolting on electronic fuel injection, turbochargers, digital instrument clusters, CAN-bus networks, Raspberry Pis and ultimately the ‘cloud’. Touching on multiple engineering disciplines; automotive engineering, EE, CS, cyber security, and product design. All In the effort of chasing efficiency, fuelled by tenacious curiosity.


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