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Software Blind Spot Assist

Discussion in 'Model S: User Interface' started by tpham, Aug 13, 2013.

  1. tpham

    tpham New Member

    Jul 21, 2013
    Just dreaming out loud... Software that monitors the backup camera stream and
    warns via an icon on the instrument cluster and chime if there is a non-road
    object on the blind spot for the side that the turn signal is activated.

    No new hardware. No retrofit. (Well, maybe a different camera would
    be more effective.)

    Firmware 5.1?

  2. mknox

    mknox Well-Known Member

    Aug 7, 2012
    Toronto, ON
    Not sure, but my understanding is that some cars actually implement it this way. I think most, however, use radar or ultrasonic.

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