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Auto adjusting screen brightness fights you

Discussion in 'Model S: User Interface' started by scottm, Jan 23, 2016.

  1. scottm

    scottm Active Member

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    UI fail. Once this auto brightness feature has in its head how bright it thinks the screen should be, based on its learnings from your past adjustments during various daylight levels... by gosh that's what brightness you're going to get. My manual tweaks on the dial are bullied back to its liking in a matter of 10 seconds. Jeez man! When driver gives you a new input take it, and learn that my friend... he wants more light! Back off the aggressiveness.

    Solution: uncheck box.
     
  2. bigmaple1

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    I did that the first day. It was in night mode when I was leaving my garage during my morning commute, and in the evening, it was so dim I couldn't discern the Nav Traffic. I'm not sure who the feature is targeted towards. The only time I could see it working for me is if I'm driving on rural roads at night and know where I'm going. Don't they have the brightness as an option on the steering wheel controls anyway? I hate it when algorithms think they know what I want, they usually don't. I much prefer 'predictable'. I'm the Alpha, not my electronics.

    I wish they would put more effort into adding real features, instead of tweaks.
     
  3. scottm

    scottm Active Member

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    Or just do the feature right the first time.

    The real solution here is to have the autobright algorithm kick back to intensive learning mode when driver diddles the input, put a real lite bias on the learnt curve and strong bias on fresh inputs. In other words, listen harder and do what you're told no matter what you think, and adjust your thinking because of it... hey wait, is this AI?

    Programmer on autodrive got demoted to autobright, thank goodness, I guess.
     
  4. jerry33

    jerry33 S85 - VIN:P05130 - 3/2/13

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    The dash light levels were fine before. This seems like feeping creaturism.
     
  5. AmpedRealtor

    AmpedRealtor Active Member

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    Well, we are talking about Tesla after all.
     

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