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AP1 vs. AP2

Discussion in 'Model S: Driving Dynamics' started by aleagle, Apr 15, 2017.

  1. aleagle

    aleagle Member

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    Can someone please explain the difference between AP1 and AP2. I had always assumed that the latter was an upgrade (and superior) to the former; however, when I read comments that AP2 is not yet on a parity with AP1 I scratch my head - isn't that backwards?
     
  2. AEdennis

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    AP2 I see built on new hardware than AP1.

    AP1 was built on top of Mobileye. AP2 is "homegrown" Tesla, so they need to get it "up to speed"
     
  3. Tam

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    Please merge to:

    AP1 vs. AP2
     
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    AP2 hardware is far superior (8 cameras instead of 1, 32 ft range ultrasonics instead of 16 ft, and CPU 40x more powerful) however the software is still being developed/refined. Even with the latest software update, AP2 only uses 2 out of the 8 cameras. It's going to be a long process. At this point, most people feel AP2 software is nearing parity with AP1 but not quite there yet. But in a year or so AP2 cars will have semi-autonomous features beyond AP1.
     
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