Fochica, forgotten child in car alert, is a no hassle, low cost and extensible system that alerts parents if they unintentionally leave a child in a vehicle. Fochica is comprised of a Fochica open hardware, open software, Arduino-based device that is installed in a car and a Fochica app that is installed on the driver’s smartphone.

This app is intended for users of the Fochica device. The Fochica system is currently available for Do-It-Yourself use and is designed for makers, electronics hobbyists and DIY’ers. To build the device from readily available components, follow instructions at .

The app communicates with the device over Bluetooth Low Energy. The app is designed for a phone form factor.
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Permissions used:
Bluetooth – for communication with the device
Coarse location – required by new Android versions for using BLE (due to existence of BLE beacons).
Start on boot – to load the app in the background after restarts for continuous protection.

Fochica icon designed by Freepik from Flaticon
Use of the app is subject to the Fochica App End User License Agreement:
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What's New

Adding support for ESP32 based Fochica devices
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Additional Information

April 9, 2018
Current Version
Requires Android
4.3 and up
Content Rating
Interactive Elements
Digital Purchases
Offered By
AY Garage Ltd.
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