Embed a large screen experience into your dashboard using Brainiac plastic trim kits for an OEM fit and finish.
What is Brainiac?

Brainiac allows you to seamlessly install a tablet or aftermarket stereo head unit as the new central computer (or brain) for your vehicle built on top of AndroidTM.

Through a combination of Android software, hardware integration and unique features, Brainiac allows you to create an incredible customized experience in your vehicle!


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Android Stereo Head Units

There are multiple different pure Android stereo head units on the market from manufacturers such as Joying, Corehan, Pumpkin, EinCar, Eonon and XTRONS.

Brainiac is available on Google Play as a home screen launcher application. Simply download to your stereo head unit, configure Brainiac to be your default home screen, and you're good to go.

Brainiac Software: $12 USD

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Android Tablet Installations

Brainiac is also available for installation onto an Android tablet.

Workshop 12 provides selected vehicles with a plug-and-play tablet housing which not only provides great interactive experiences, but can also manage your climate control when necessary.

Installing the large tablet display is no more difficult than a standard stereo installation. Simply connect the wires, snap-in the new custom trim pieces, and you're ready to roll out!

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2009+
370Z
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2002+
350Z
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05-07
WRX/STI
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2012+
FR-S/BRZ
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2015+
WRX/STI
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2013+
GENESIS
Software Experience

Workshop 12 aims to tackle the most important items such as easy screen navigtion and media control.

Tailor your system's experience the way you want through multiple settings and expand your vehicle's integration with Brainiac accessory support.

Brainiac Version 3.7 is now available!

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Wireless Options

Android tablets and stereo head units have built-in WiFi capabilities for connecting to any hotspot. But it also has many other ways that it can be connected.

  • Bluetooth pair Brainiac with your OBDII reader
  • Connect to a Brainiac Relay Controller
  • Depending on your tablet model, connect directly to cellular networks
  • Enable a WiFi hotspot on your smartphone for Brainiac to join
  • Wire a Cellular Mobile Hotspot into your vehicle

Infotainment Control

Workshop 12 provides convenient access to controling your in car media while driving.

No fiddling with small buttons or touch targets, but instead using 2 finger gestures to control volume and which track is playing.

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INFOTAINMENT
Built on top of Android allowing for use of all of Android's App ecosystem
AUTOMATION
Manage different systems in your vehicle using the Brainiac Relay Accessory
LOGGING
Track your vehicle's performance and OBDII statistics using Android apps such as Torque
CLIMATE CONTROL
When climate controls need to be removed, control cabin temperatures with Brainiac
Automate your vehicle

Brainiac has a series of both wired and wireless connections that allow for automation of your vehicle.
These systems could be your digital air suspension, reverse camera, climate control, dashboard cameras, relays, actuators, secondary displays and more. Android's app ecosystem and USB support creates endless combinations!

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Relay Control Software

Workshop 12 provides automated control of a 8-channel relay board allowing you to control various different electrical circuits within your vehicle.

Our kit is made up of off the shelf parts and an upcoming plastic housing to hold everything in a protected unit. This makes it very simple to source the parts you need to create your install.

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