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Speed Assist and Lane Departure Warning

Discussion in 'Model S: User Interface' started by brianman, Sep 15, 2014.

  1. brianman

    brianman Burrito Founder

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    The manual that is now displayed in my car with 6.0 had some surprises that I have not seen announced. I'm a bit behind on the forums (life's been busy) so they may have already been posted about. In case not...

    Speed Assist
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    Lane Departure Warning
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  2. bollar

    bollar Disgruntled Member

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    Interesting. Let the speculation begin!
     
  3. pgiralt

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    Whoa - nice find! Shows you how often people look at the instruction manual :) Seems like these features just require some kind of camera mounted behind the rear view mirror. I wonder how hard it would be to retrofit that into older cars. Doesn't sound as invasive as a parking sensor retrofit.
     
  4. brianman

    brianman Burrito Founder

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    Sorry about the bad contrast in the middle of picture 2. The white glow IRL is a rendering of a 65mph speed limit sign.
     
  5. Denarius

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    Awesome find!
     
  6. apacheguy

    apacheguy Sig 255, VIN 320

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    Maybe we'll finally see a hardware upgrade?!? You know, that thing that we all payed for in our service plans, but Tesla never delivered on?
     
  7. FredTMC

    FredTMC Model S VIN #4925

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    Oops! Nice find!
     
  8. riceuguy

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    Um, I think a vibrating steering wheel might be pretty invasive!
     
  9. apacheguy

    apacheguy Sig 255, VIN 320

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    @BlueTan - Where did your post go about the Model X?
     
  10. pilotSteve

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    Sounds like the basic sensor hardware is MobileEye (some have done installs in the MS) *but* the data is displayed on the driver display. Wow, this is a nice step toward driver assist. Fingers cross that this COULD actually be a reasonably priced upgrade to existing cars.
     
  11. LuckyLuke

    LuckyLuke Model S P85DL

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    So... Newer cars surely must have wiring for this already near the rear view mirror?
     
  12. markb1

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    Knowing Tesla, it's more likely to be an extraordinarily unreasonably-priced upgrade. See parking sensors.
     
  13. DaveT

    DaveT Searcher of green pastures

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    Hmmm, if this was included in the 6.0 manual then maybe we'll hear something from Tesla soon. #fingerscrossed
     
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    Has anyone other than the OP confirmed that this isn't a hoax? (it's not 1st April, but....)
     
  15. pgiralt

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    The parking sensor upgrade is expensive because it requires replacing the front and rear bumpers which is expensive. In this case the most you might have to replace is the rear view mirror if it's really just a camera assuming it uses the existing wiring. Lots of assumptions, but it's within the realm of possibility that this could be a reasonably priced upgrade.
     
  16. LuckyLuke

    LuckyLuke Model S P85DL

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    Unless the front windscreen needs to be replaced:

     
  17. pgiralt

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    Good point. That would make it more expensive. I'm sure people have had to get windshields replaced due to rock damage. Anyone know the price of a new windshield?
     
  18. swegman

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    About $1,400.
     
  19. SR22pilot

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    Based on what i have seen on other cars, I think this would require a windshield replacement. On the Hyundai genesis, the windshield has the mounts for the camera and a clear area the camera mounts in.
     
  20. DaveVa

    DaveVa Sig Perf #236 VIN #484

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    Now if they could just add in a sensor for ACC!
     

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