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One immediately setting-Tesla-apart app to develop: Heads-up display through your iPhone

One immediately setting-Tesla-apart app to develop: Heads-up display through your iPhone

I would love to see Tesla offer the following, which I believe would be an industry- / customer-mind blowing offering. And might be capable of being done as an update "over-the-air":

Offer as part of the existing iPhone app a Heads-up display that interfaces with the car's Bluetooth -- allowing you to put the phone on the top of the dash, projects a reversed image on the reflective glass windshield, and acts as an HUD of key speed/battery/navigation information.

Would that not be incredibly cool as a functional capability, and to show how innovative and capable Tesla is?

I know there have already been makeshift apps using the GPS in the iPhone as a toy HUD, but this would be full interface with car for real info. I would love to see that.

soma | 16 October, 2013

And apologies, I should say that this is piggybacking off the idea in the other thread about a real installed HUD, but in this case, just being able to offer it through the iPhone.

Gizmotoy | 16 October, 2013

Doesn't seem like the iPhone would be anywhere near bright enough to see during the day, and it would turn into a projectile in an accident...