Control your Tesla Model S remotely via an Android Wear smartwatch

Control your Tesla Model S remotely via an Android Wear smartwatch
Developers at a company called Bnotions released an Android Wear app, called Tesla Command, which allows the user to remotely send a number of commands to the Tesla Model S electric car. The list of functions is not very long as of yet, but Bnotions says there will be more to come.

Right now, the Tesla Command app can lock/unlock the doors, open/close the sunroof, and honk the horn of the car. These are all done via swipe and touch on the smartwatch's screen, so for those of you who were quick to start dreaming about voice-controlling a car – sorry, not yet. But don't get disheartened, future Knight Riders – this app is based on tech, initially developed for Google Glass, which means that voice was always considered a primary option. It's just that app developers are still having trouble gaining access to the voice command module of the Glass platform, thus Bnotions was forced to settle for the watch's touch-screen instead.

So, if you own a Tesla Model S and an Android Wear smartwatch, grab the app from the link below and go about being cool. If you don't own the car – download the app and make futuristic sounds when you press the buttons. Because why not?

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source: Android Community

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10 Comments

1. SuperAndroidEvo

Posts: 4888; Member since: Apr 15, 2011

So cool. Tech we as kids though would be cool, are now becoming reality. I live in such a sweet time. My kids when they are my age will have things I can't even imagine right now!!!

3. Scott93274

Posts: 6025; Member since: Aug 06, 2013

It is an exciting time to be alive my friend.

2. Scott93274

Posts: 6025; Member since: Aug 06, 2013

I'm just glad that the watch is becoming more than a notification window on your wrist. That was my biggest fear with Android Wear. Now that it's out and actively being developed for, I'm curious to see what people do with the device.

5. sgodsell

Posts: 6710; Member since: Mar 16, 2013

One thing about Android wear that no other smart watch has brought to the table, was a way to bring actions to the smart watch, without the need to create an actual app for the Android wear watch. That's why you open certain apps on your Android wear watch like the Google camera app, or Google play all access music app, and more send out the functional cards to the wear watch. So developers can just add wear functionality to their existing phone or tablet apps. This saves lots of development time.

4. Arte-8800

Posts: 4562; Member since: Mar 13, 2014

Knightrider and Kit

6. Stayfly2407

Posts: 76; Member since: Dec 15, 2011

Android wear-CHECK Android phone-CHECK $105,000 for telsa model S ..............................

7. Arte-8800

Posts: 4562; Member since: Mar 13, 2014

Check.

8. marbovo

Posts: 658; Member since: May 16, 2013

I didnt know a Tesla was so expensive

10. Scott93274

Posts: 6025; Member since: Aug 06, 2013

The high end top model is that price. The least expensive one is $70,000, or $63,000 after government rebates.

9. marbovo

Posts: 658; Member since: May 16, 2013

In Brazil with that money we can only buy one camaro... thats true...lol

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