BeamNG.Drive Remote Control App - Feedback and Bug Report thread

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  1. Nadeox1

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    Hello community.
    This thread is meant to collect feedback and bug reports for our brand new 'Remote Control App'.
    This way we don't have all the reports scattered around :)



    Android: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.beamng.remotecontrol
    Note - The new version had been uploaded as a separate app for technical reasons. If you have the old one, first remove it and download the new one from the link above

    iOS: https://itunes.apple.com/ca/app/beamng.drive-remote-control/id1163096150

    To enable allow the UI to be animated, enable the 'Out-gauge Support' from the game (Options > Gameplay)
     
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  2. Taza

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    Not working :(
    http://i.imgur.com/KyqHQIg.jpg?1
    Radar shows trippy thingy

    android: CyanogenMod 13.0-20151214-NIGHTLY-bacon
    model: Oneplus One (bacon)
    Allowed in firewall (shouldn't matter anyways)
    Other camera related apps work fine.
     
  3. Daniel_M

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    @Nadeox1
    The app itself works fine to me, it opens fast and there are no problems with connecting the app to the computer due to QR-Code. The gauges don't respond (speedometer, gears etc. what is a known bug I think), it only shows miles per hour and sometimes when I permanent hold the throttle, the car I drive stops to accelerate until I press the throttle side on the display again.

    My Phone: Samsung Galaxy S6 SM-G920F with Android 5.1.1 (no custom ROM).
    I don't had to touch the Firewall in Windows 10 to connect the app with my computer :)
     
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    The app works flawlessly on my Vodafone 890N (android 4.4.4, rooted). Didn't have to change any settings to make it work.
     
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    I got some trouble with the android app.
    On every device the dashboard is stuck (speed is not refresh).

    Asus Tablet ( K01E) on android 5.0.2 original rom
    • Accelerometer is not in the correct axis. I have to hold the tablet in portrait mode and the steering is inverted.





    Alcatel/TCL One Touch Idol 3 5.1" on android 5.0.1 original rom
    • Everything seems to be ok

    Wiko/Enspert Cink slim on android 4.1.1 custom (stock AOSP)
    It's an old device so i understand why it can't be fully supported.
    • The top bar is shown.
    • The dashboard is too big.


    In every screenshot there is a little offset. i think i take those picture between refresh
     
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    is there any data on the protocol being sent back and forth between BeamNG and the app? TCP versus UDP, port numbers etc?
     
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    Yes, you can even see the complete source code here: https://github.com/BeamNG/remotecontrol
     
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  8. thomatoes50

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    I discover a bug. when you rotate your phone while 'Connecting to BeamNG'. you get back to the scan QR code

    wireshark see message from the phone to the computer but there is no answer.
    I'm using windows firewall ( so none :D )and never had issue with out-gauge protocol
     
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  9. Timo654

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    Android 4.2.2
    HUAWEI Y330-U01 and PRESTIGIO MULTIPAD QUANTOM 10.1 (tested on those devices)
    Allowed BEAMNG through firewall.

    Accellerating works, steering doesn't.
     
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  10. CarlosAir

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    Really liking the mobile app.

    Just my 2 cents, I guess it is planned, but meh, I'll write it just in case:

    When connecting 2 or more phones, they all act as one same single controller and they interfere each others input.
    Having each phone as a different controller would be extremely helpful for the new multiseat scenarios, where 4 controllers might not be available, but 4 phones yes.
    Now, all connected phones act as a single controller, instead of counting as different "people".
     
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  11. Nadeox1

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    It's known. No 'multiple' phones for now ;)
     
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    @Timo654
    Your Huawei smartphone and tablet have no gyroscope sensors. Without this sensor your devices aren't able to registrate when you tilt them in a random angle, so no steering is possible.

    Time too buy some new tech :rolleyes:
     
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  13. Timo654

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    why did it show the tilting on my screen then?
     
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    Not entirely sure, but it should be the 'accelerometer' that is used for the tilting, not the gyroscope?
     
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    if that is true then my phone should work.
     
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    Please, don't take it granted that this app will work on whatever device you install it.
    We didn't have the possibily to test the app on all the possible devices/android version out here yet.
    That's the why of this thread. jhasse will be looking at this reports and working on them.
     
  17. Timo654

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    well i know, that my phone,tablet, my friends phone dont work.
     
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    Indeed, I only tested the app on my own phone, a Samsung Galaxy S4 running CyanogenMod with Android 5.1.

    You mean the tachometer did respond to your tilting? Than you're right - it should work. Did braking (touching the left half of the screen) work?
     
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    Tachometer responded. Braking worked. But my car doesn't steer in game.
     
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  20. jhasse

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    That's really strange. Can you look in the Controls -> HARDWARE menu if the axis of the remote control response to your tilting?
     
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