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Direct Sunlight

Discussion in 'Autopilot & Autonomous/FSD' started by msanghavi, Dec 29, 2019.

  1. msanghavi

    msanghavi Member

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    Anybody know how the Autopilot cameras will handle direct bright sunlight (especially at signal lights) ? I looked at my M3 cameras, and was expecting to see at least 1 camera "wearing sun glasses" (i.e. have a dark tinted glass in front of it) but I don't see anything like that.
     
  2. DanCar

    DanCar Active Member

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    Don't know, but do know there are specialized cameras that can handle this. The affected pixel sensors are turned off when the Sun hits them. Handling with a tint is an interesting possible solution. Suspect for the next few years, Tesla will just tell you to take over, until they figure out how they want to handle this.
     

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