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Timdorr (or others): Model S interface for ifTTT doable?

Discussion in 'Model S: User Interface' started by JoshG, Feb 15, 2013.

  1. JoshG

    JoshG Member

    Jun 23, 2011
    Any of our resident techies up for creating a ifTTT Trigger for the Model S API?
    If that were created, even us non-techies could do cool stuff with it...
    - If MyTesla's Speed > {X} SMS me
    - Call me if it's after 11:30pm and the charger isn't connected
    - if weather report forecasts temperature <40 degrees, then at 6am turn on HVAC and set temp to 71 degrees.
    and many others...

    IFTTT / Put the internet to work for you.
  2. PureAmps

    PureAmps Model S P85 (#2817)

    Oct 22, 2012
    SF Bay Area
    Cool idea. I'd say right now that would not be possible. Tesla doesn't currently have a 3rd party application authorization/permission system, similar to facebook or twitter. Without it will be difficult for anyone to build any kind of web-based tools for the owner community.
  3. aviators99

    aviators99 Model S - R140

    Jan 1, 2010
    Weston, Florida, United States
    Cool site. Surprised I have never heard of it. I can certainly use it for my own car, but as PureAmps says, for someone to set something up generic for the community, passwords would need to be shared, and I don't think that's a good idea.
  4. aaronw

    aaronw Member

    Dec 19, 2012
    United States
    What's needed is an application like the Android Locale app for the car. Locale is sort of like ifTTT but for Android. So, for example if it sees SSID abcde and the time is 10am-6pm it will change my wallpaper and ringtone. It can use inputs like location, time, charging status, bluetooth, wireless SSIDs and more to control numerous things on the phone so I can basically have different profiles.

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