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Tesla Gets Creative - Floor Diagram of AP Sensors

Discussion in 'Model S' started by Lanny, Jul 19, 2016.

  1. Lanny

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    MontrealFloor.jpg

    Look at the AP sensor systems diagrammed on the floor. This is the Tesla Store in Montreal. Any other locations have this?
     
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    Would be great if there was a rear view of this.
     
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    This^^^

    That is awesome though!!
     
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    There is only sonar coverage from the rear. Approximately 3 meters tops.
     
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    Actually it's pretty accurate, there isn't much rear coverage at all, at most like 6 feet and the rear camera does nada for AP.
     
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    Right, but it would complete the picture for newbies.
     
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    Yeah and if you expand the picture you can sort of see the rear patterns.
     
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    10-12ft in freedom units.
     
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    Freedom units?
     
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    Urban Dictionary: freedom units

    And from memory of some tech specs somewhere, I think the farthest those ultrasonic sensors can detect is 12ft, with varying degrees of lost accuracy depending on the enviroment. Of course, watch me say that and Tesla releases a statement about building a 3D environment using sound waves for 50ft behind the car.
     
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    What's with the older style cars o_O
     
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    The ultrasonic coverage shown is a wish range at best. While driving, plenty of times I see a car (no, not the invisible tall big rig trailer) within 16 feet of my car, but sensors show noting. There is also a blind spot near the middle of the car, if you maneuver just right you can get a hydrant shaped hole in the side of your car without the parking sensors giving any warnings.
     
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    #15 ecarfan, Jul 24, 2016
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    From that web page:

    freedom units
    Universal measurements of American awesomeness. It encompasses all types of units (temperature, length, area, volume, speed, weight, GDP, etc).
    It is going to be a hot 101° Freedom units outside today
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    I assume that is meant as a joke, because it is pretty silly.

    There is nothing "awesome" about the archaic measurement system used in the US. The metric system, as used by the rest of the world, is rational and easier to use.

    In any case, 3 meters is about 9 ft 10 inches, not "10-12ft" as stated. As pointed out above, Tesla claims the ultrasonic sensors go out to 16 ft.
     
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    I found the European.....
     
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