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Radar on Map

Discussion in 'Model S' started by Todd Burch, Nov 10, 2011.

  1. Todd Burch

    Todd Burch Electron Pilot

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    OK, here's another one. I'd like to have the option to put a radar overlay on top of my Google maps.

    Maybe it's just because I used to be a meteorologist, though. Am I the only one who thinks would be nice?
     
  2. Kipernicus

    Kipernicus Model S Res#P1440

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    Weather radar, not so much. Speed trap radar, yes! (may not be legal in all areas)
     
  3. gg_got_a_tesla

    gg_got_a_tesla Model S: VIN P65513, Model 3 Res Holder

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    Even if the native Maps app doesn't have that layer, wouldn't it simply be a matter of using the browser to visit a (weather) website that's location-aware and has the Doppler radar overlay on the web page? May not follow you as you move but, still...
     
  4. AnOutsider

    AnOutsider S532 # XS27

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    Yeah, not sure how useful that would be for active driving, unless you were hoping to see and avoid a storm. That would be somewhat useful, but also likely distracting.
     
  5. Robert.Boston

    Robert.Boston Model S VIN P01536

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    Maybe if you're one of those crazy tornado chasers?
     
  6. W.Petefish

    W.Petefish Active Member

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    Maybe Trapster can be ported to the infotainment center.
     

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