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When will self parking and self driving features appear?

Discussion in 'Model S: Ordering, Production, Delivery' started by vchadha, Jul 18, 2015.

  1. Patrick W

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    #21 Patrick W, Aug 6, 2015
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    If the obstacle is tall enough the car always recognizes it, warns me and if I keep going gives the Stop warning. Even when approaches bushes.

    But with low objects it only works part of the time. So in cases like that I either move very slowly or, better yet, back in where I can use the camera to see behind me. I wish there was a similar camera in the front (and on both sides too for that matter).
     
  2. Soolim

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    I experience the same deficiency in detecting low curb by simulating it with two pieces of 2 x 4 wood stud stack on top of each other. The front bumper will topple the top piece of wood stud without the display yelling stop. I did 3 tries, and all failed. If the low curb detection is not perfect, then it cannot be trusted for self parking into parking stall. I have been speculating that Tesla needs side cameras with 180 deg view mounted on the side mirrors for self parking to work properly.

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    How high is the parking blocks you encountered. Some concrete parking stopper could be only 6" tall but enough to scratch the bottom of your bumper. I experimented with two pieces of 2 x 4 wood studs stack on top of each other. My bumper consistently topple the top wood stub without the display yelling stop.
     
  3. breser

    breser AutoPilot Nostradamus

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    My predictions are in this thread here:
    Schedule for Autopilot features

    I stand by what I predicted the day after the D event. So far I've been pretty accurate.
     
  4. Max*

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    I'd guess 4-5".
     

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