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Discussion in 'Model S: User Interface' started by Gentilly7, Jun 13, 2016.

  1. Gentilly7

    Gentilly7 Member

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    Has anyone figured out a way to display videos on the center display? Sure would be nice on a long road trip. For the passengers of course ;)
     
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    Yes, but it involves an iPad and double sided tape.
     
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  3. Todd Burch

    Todd Burch Electron Pilot

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    You won't be able to use it out of park, since displaying video visible to a driver while not in park is illegal.

    However, the request to view videos (for example off a jumpdrive/USB drive) has been around since, oh, 2012.

    We're still waiting on that one....
     
  4. Gentilly7

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    Ha!
     
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    Good to know the request is out there but parking requirement will not be easy to get around. Kind of makes it null and void.
     
  6. Todd Burch

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    I could imagine tons of cases where it'd be great to watch a movie or video on the touchscreen while in park:

    1. While waiting at a Supercharger
    2. Waiting to pick someone up--watch an episode of your favorite TV show.
    3. If you're camping and you want to catch a movie in the car.
    4. Waiting for a ferry (which I do frequently)

    etc.

    It could be useful even though it can't be used out of park.
     
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    I started to get excited and then someone suggested it was just an animated gif lol.
     
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    An iphone dock behind the backup camera.
     

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