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Dashboard Clock

Discussion in 'Model S: User Interface' started by Rumbles, Nov 16, 2012.

  1. Rumbles

    Rumbles Sig #540

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    #1 Rumbles, Nov 16, 2012
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    Dashboard Clock / Stocks / Weather / News

    TeslaTime provides a large clock display for your dashboard. Styled to look like a first-party component of the display.

    To use:

    1. Using the car browser visit dash.time4tesla.com
    2. Click on your timezone at the bottom.
    3. Click Add to Favorites Button

    Enjoy.

    ps: Feedback most welcome.
     
  2. ElSupreme

    ElSupreme Model S 03182

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    Seems pretty cool. I am not a web programmer so I don't know if you can even solve this problem. If you repeatedly change time zones you accelerate the clock. A few seconds per click.

    When I refresh the clock it goes back to the correct time.

    Tested on Chrome on a WinXP box (I hate my work laptop!).
     
  3. AnOutsider

    AnOutsider S532 # XS27

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    I don't have my S yet, but this is very cool rumbles. Well-designed.
     
  4. gg_got_a_tesla

    gg_got_a_tesla Model S: VIN P65513, Model 3 Res Holder

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    Very nice and classy! Thanks! Looks very good on my iPad that's a stand-in for now for a certain 17" screen.

    ImageUploadedByTapatalk HD1353075772.426424.jpg

    ImageUploadedByTapatalk HD1353075787.089642.jpg
     
  5. SCW-Greg

    SCW-Greg Active Member

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    Cool. Very nice clock!
    But... as a brand guy, it's never a good idea to have/allow your logo to be anything other than right-side up. Diminishes the stature. Kind of like flying the flag upside-down... a no no.
     
  6. brianman

    brianman Burrito Founder

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    It took forever to zoom and get it reasonably centered, but... here's a better picture for ya. :)

    WP_000246.jpg
     
  7. Bearman

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    Looks great, nice work :)
     
  8. stevezzzz

    stevezzzz R;SigS;P85D;SigX

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    +1 for both
     
  9. dpodoll

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    Would like to see Hawaii time zone
     
  10. Todd Burch

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    Rumbles: Awesome! I guess you claim the prize for the first "custom app" for the Model S! Looks great! Too bad I don't have a Model S to view it in...

    How does it look if the browser view is split in half?
     
  11. StephRob

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    That's very cool! Thank you! I'll definitely use it in my car.
     
  12. Rumbles

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    All - Thank you for the feedback. It was a fun side project. It has made me wonder what other types of information would be well suited to presentation in this area. Ideas welcome. Note: the most obvious set of data, location is unavailable to the browser.

    ElSupreme - Known bug, not sure how to prevent. Clicking reload fixes it.

    SCW-Greg - I hear you but I hope Tesla doesn't agree / care deeply.

    Brianman - Thank you for the up-close picture.

    dpodoll - HST now included (as well as AST).

    Todd Burch - Works in half-screen just fine... indeed it is optimized for that.
     
  13. TEG

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    IMHO, the "killer app" will be the best charge station finder.
    Perhaps something along the lines of "Plug-Share" integrated with the GPS...

    Some services can tell you if a particular station is in use or not.
    Having access to pictures of the site and specific details about the charging type (connector, amperage, etc.) would be great.
    Being able to upload your own photos and add entries to a shared database would be great too.

    It would be nice if it could show you a circle on the map with projected range so you could see which stations are reachable with your current amount of charge.

    Is Tesla already doing this, or are we waiting for a 3rd party to come forward?
     
  14. richkae

    richkae VIN587

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    I have a similar problem, when I accelerate extremely hard, the clock seems to lose time.
    My drive takes 30 minutes, but only 27 minutes passed on the Tesla web clock.
    Possibly related, objects in the rear view mirror get a red hue.
     
  15. doug

    doug Administrator / Head Moderator

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    +1 for the relativistic Doppler effect.
     
  16. jerry33

    jerry33 S85 - VIN:P05130 - 3/2/13

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    There needs to be an NTP app.
     
  17. Cottonwood

    Cottonwood Roadster#433, Model S#S37

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    Now if the car just gave you access to the lat/long of the car, or its auto-dim decision, you could do the day/night decision automagicly.
     
  18. Robert.Boston

    Robert.Boston Model S VIN P01536

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    And time zone....
     
  19. brianman

    brianman Burrito Founder

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    I tried some web surfing. Apparently geolocation API is indeed not supported in the browser (yet?).
     
  20. jcstp

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    I added this
    Dashboard chargingstations app available (openchargemap)
     

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