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Valet Link Specifications



Product Overview

Valet Link is an innovative hardware solution designed to automate interactions with iPhone and high-end Android applications, leveraging the versatile and powerful Raspberry Pi platform. 

Use Valet Link to: 

  • Simplify repetitive tasks
  • Increase productivity and 
  • Seamlessly integrate iPhone or Android apps into automated workflows and systems 

Developers, testers, remote workers and tech professionals seeking to automate tasks on a smartphone without direct manual intervention will benefit from adding Valet Link to their team. 

Features and Capabilities

  • Open source client and server code
  • App Interactions: USB HID screen touches, swipes, and keystrokes to automate any app or system setting
  • Visual testing support with OpenCV
  • Bring Your Own Magic (Compatible with other image detection AI or machine learning libraries)
  • Screenshot and video feed API
  • Install, launch, quit, or background any app
  • Notifications: Automate handling of incoming notifications
  • Data Management: Automate data entry, extraction, and transfer between apps
  • Communication: Automate sending of messages, emails, and social media interactions
  • ioT Management: Create or modify any Bluetooth, WiFi, Mobile Data connection
  • Backup and Sync: Automate backup processes and synchronize data across devices and cloud services 

Hardware Specifications

  • Core Platform: Raspberry Pi 4 Model B
  • Processor: Broadcom BCM2711, Quad-core Cortex-A72 (ARM v8) 64-bit SoC @ 1.8GHz
  • Memory: 8GB LPDDR-3200 SDRAM
  • Storage: 64GM MicroSD Card (pre-loaded with Valet software and Raspberry Pi OS)
  • Connectivity: 
    • Gigabit Ethernet
    • Dual-band 802.11ac wireless LAN
    • Bluetooth 5.0, BLE
    • USB: 2 x USB 3.0 ports, 2 x USB 2.0 ports
  • Video & Sound:
    • 2 x micro HDMI ports (up to 4Kp60 supported)
    • 3.5mm analog audio-video jack
  • Video Capture
    • HDMI to CSI-2 Module with Toshiba TC358743XBG
    • Supported resolutions: 1920x1080, 1280x720
    • Format: MJPEG
  • USB HID: Mouse, keyboard (with additional iOS Accessibility settings)
  • Power: 5V DC via USB-C connector
  • Dimensions: 240mm x 120mm x 87mm
  • Weight 606g (without accessories)


Software Specifications

  • Operating System: Raspberry Pi OS (64-bit version, optimized for Valet)
  • Automation Engine: Custom-developed open-source software using Python, OpenCV, and Tesseract OCR
  • Supported iPhone Models: iPhone 7 and newer, running iOS 13 or later
  • Supported Android Models: Any device that supports USB On-The-Go (most modern devices)
  • Features: 
    • Web interface for manual phone control
    • Script creation with Python or any programming language with HTTP & JSON support


Network Access

  • SSH: Enabled by default, password-based SSH authentication provides encrypted access over a network
  • VND: Supported. VND provides remote desktop support to Raspberry PiOS
  • Remote manual or automated access over the Internet supported with Tailscale


Package Contents

  • Valet Link Hardware (Raspberry Pi 4 Model B)
  • 64GB MicroSD Card (with pre-installed software) 
  • Toolkit with hex drivers and SD card reader
  • USB-C Power Supply 27W 100-240V AC 50/50Hz Input (5.1V / 5A DC Output)


Warranty and Support

  • 1-year limited hardware warranty
  • 2-business day turn around email technical support


Intended Use 

Valet Link is designed for legal and ethical use cases only, including software development and testing, personal productivity enhancement, accessibility support and integration of iPhone apps into professional workflows. Users are advised to ensure their use of Valet compiles with the terms of service of all involved software and platforms. All Valet purchases are subject to the Tapster Robotics, Inc. Sales Agreement.

Valet Link spec sheet