Elon Musk says that Tesla & # 39; soon & # 39; will allow owners to stream YouTube and Netflix inside the vehicles, and he hypothesized the experience as "incredibly immersive" with a "cinematic touch."
While the Teslas Model S and Model X are equipped with a 17-inch display and the Model 3 has a 15-inch display, the video playback capability is locked to work only for the rear camera feed and cannot play any other video content.
It is still true whether the car is being driven or even if it is parked.
However, Tesla has talked about starting activating streaming inside the vehicles when they are parked.
Musk recently said that Tesla is planning to add a video streaming feature in the center screen in & # 39; version 1
Today, CEO said that Tesla will release the streaming feature "soon":
Ability to stream YouTube and Netflix when the car is stopped c around to your Tesla soon! Has an incredibly immersive, cinematic feel due to the comfortable seats and surround sound.
– e ^ 👁🥧 (@elonmusk) July 27, 2019
He also hyped the function of being "incredibly immersive" with a "cinematic character" you to "the comfortable seats and surround sound" in Tesla vehicles included.
The main use of the upcoming new feature is expected to be when it is stopped to charge a car ride.
Musk also said earlier that Tesla's video streaming would only work when paired with Wifi access so as not to use the bandwidth of the mobile connection in the car, which will be expensive for Tesla since it is included in most vehicles.
Last year, Tesla launched a new paid premium connectivity package to support internet features in the car in the growing fleet
To make Tesla's upcoming streaming feature more useful, Musk said Tesla is planning to distribute free Wifi on Supercharger drive.  Electrek's Take
As we have mentioned earlier, Tesla has designed the Model 3's interior to be aimed at autonomous driving and media consumption is expected to become even more important in vehicles with full autonomous driving.
The model 3's middle screen would be a good example. Landscape format instead of Model S / X's vertical display design is more appropriate for videos.
Some have even noted that the screen resolution of the Model 3 is 1920 × 1200, with the bottom line 120px – leaving the upper part of the 1920 × 1080 screen, perfect for full HD videos.
Although Elon talks about streaming video while parked right now, I think we're going to see Tesla focus more on taking advantage of that media content screen after they find out about autonomous driving.
Initially, it sounded like it would be released with version 10 of Tesla's software, but now Elon talks about the feature coming "soon."
I'm not sure if it means that it comes regardless of version 10 or if version 10 comes faster than expected.
What do you think? Please let us know in the comments below.
Featured Image: Tesla owner manages to get Netflix to run on Model 3's big screen
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