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The 7th icon

Discussion in 'Model S: User Interface' started by pdx, Jan 15, 2014.

  1. pdx

    pdx Member

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    My display has six icons across the top:
    1. Media
    2. Nav
    3. Energy
    4. Web
    5. Camera
    6. Phone

    I've seen a couple of photos that show a 7th icon which looks like a grey arrow pointing down. Does anyone know what this is? I noticed it in the Model X dash concept picture here:
    bg_06_interior_prod-05-55.jpg

    and the obeche matte horizontal grain photos here:
    206iejn.png k1sz7k.png

    Any ideas?
     
  2. pgiralt

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    Download? Maybe for 3rd party apps?
     
  3. Twiddler

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    Just a thought, but I bet that is the future "app store" for finding and downloading Tesla apps (hence the downward point). Could definitely be wrong

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    AHHH unnecessary verbiage caused me to come in second :-(
     
  4. tomanik

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    Apps, one day
     
  5. Gizmotoy

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    Agree with the other posters. Probably some kind of app store.

    You got me looking at this photo, though. Front camera displayed behind the speedometer? Interesting.

    Also, I hope these screens are really resistant to burn-in. The control sections are basically displayed continuously the entire time they're on.
     
  6. Tacket

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    I think that's the video from the side view mirrors/cameras, yeah?
     
  7. bonnie

    bonnie Oil is for sissies.

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    Warp speed launcher - model x signature option.
     
  8. pdx

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    Okay so it's either an App Store or Warp Drive... maybe we'll find out in FW 6.0.

    Agreed
     
  9. dflye

    dflye S Sig Perf 414, VIN 814

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    Was thinking it was the Hyperloop access point locator.
     
  10. Gizmotoy

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    Makes sense. I guess the picture is from before those were scrapped, then.
     
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    damn. I was hoping it was a subatomic disruptor that I could use to disintegrate the slow drivers in front of me on the NJ turnpike driving in the left lane holding up traffic. I'll settle for a tow-hitch ejector though to disable the cars behind me.
     
  12. Shumdit

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    It's a new feature of software version 6.0. It allows you to lower the car back like you used to be be able to before the whole knee jerk reactin to the accidents (hence the downward arrow). That's why they gave it a permanent place on the main bar. Sort of an apology.:biggrin:
     
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    It's from a very old version of the software (which never shipped) that had an apps/sdk button which looked like that.
     
  14. pdx

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    Thanks Cinergi!
     
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    Passenger trap door!
     
  16. No Tailpipe

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    Best option yet. After driving with an obnoxious passenger such a button would be perfect.
     
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    Emergency release for the battery pack, in case you spot an abandoned trailer hitch in the road.
     
  18. jerry33

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

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    Trap door here.
     
  19. ccbldg

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    I think the 7th icon should be to lock/unlock the car
     
  20. JerryNycom

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    How about a shortcut to whatever we want! Locks, Trunk, Frunk, Ect....
     

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