ErideaResApp

At a Softwareengineering lesson at University, we developed a Smartphone Application to reserve and book charging points (CPs) for electric cars. [TOC]

Idea

The electric cars are growing faster than electric CPs. You can’t find a CP everywhere like the normal gas charging points. Therefore it is very important to organize your trip and to know if a CP you want to use is blocked, reserved or free to use.

Team

Our team counted four team members. Alex Zenger and I pushed the App a lot at the beginning. We inserted the map- and listview of the CPs.

Result

We worked really hard and at the end we had a full functional Smartphone Application with a pretty fast offline-backend.

WIth our Application it was possible to check if a charging point (CP) is in use, reserved or free. To get the status of a CP in offline mode, we developed a brand new stochastic algorithm to calculate/forecast the status of a CP. With a later developed online-backend, it was possible to reserve/book up to three CPs.

There exists a lot of different electric cars and not every CP can be used by every car. Against this background we implemented the possibility to create a profile fit to your electric car.
If a profile is created, the mapview and listview just show compatible CPs.

For everybody who is interested to have a look, can download our apk-file here.

Screenshots

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Mapview

Here you can see all CPs matching your profile at a choosen radius. The colour shows you the status of a CP. This view requires an internet connection.

Green = Free
Red = 100% blocked

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Select radius

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Info about choosen CP

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Listview

The listview shows like the mapview all matching CPs. This view is also available without a internet connection.

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Profile

Here you can configure your profile

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Flyer

Here you can have a look at our advertising flyer.

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Side 2

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