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Does backup camera display have Augmented Reality overlay?

Infiniti and some other makes of car overlay a graphic box on the backup camera display that shows the outline of the car projected onto the ground. That way you don't have to guess whether you'll hit something or not.

Anyone know if the Model S does that too?

I also wondered about this, no clue however! :(

+1 nickjhowe...I relay on that graphic in my Audi.

*rely...not relay!

if not, it's an AppThing )
Nobody has seen ANY app yet. Hopefully it's getting big
and we get every app. With Full HD-Cam connected to the system of the S we have a good base

That is a good point Whity, I can see this coming later if not on day one with an update to software. This in particular would definitely lend itself to updates of the software vs anything needing to be changed in hardware.

I think, part of the Tesla Appstore-Concept is definitly bringing a wide, connected plattform with as much parameters as possible )

Parameters open for AppProgramming:

GPS (Speed, Position, Direction)
HD Cam (GPS + Cam = AR)
www-Connection
Microphone in the car (cam? as well? Videophone?)

So, maybe there is a lot unrevealed and unexpected!

This also answers my question posed on another post about adding Traffic information to the Nav in tech package.

The App APIs aren't likely to be released during the first year so that the basics can be, and I don't want to say "tested" here--let's try used in a wide variety of conditions not anticipated by the engineers without interference from third party apps.

Back to nickjhowe's original question... I think to get a true outline of the car, from all sides, requires a number of cameras looking out in different directions. My brother has a 7-series and it's cool, but I think he has downward pointing cameras under each side mirror, one in the front and one in the back. It does a nice job of displaying where the car is and where it will be with the current position of the steering wheel. However it's a little over the top IMO and I know Tesla isn't planning this, at least for now.

However if nickjhowe's question is just referring to the back of the car, that would be really nice, but I have no clue. In retrospect... sorry for the long answer that doesn't advance any actual knowledge.

Nah, the camera and the car in relative position of the camera is extremely static, so if you put virtual lines that show limitations before you hit something, it will always be accurate regardless of the number of cameras positioned there. Kinda like the lines on the 1st down marker on Football, relative to the down markers on the field and added in post before fired off live to your T.V. set. The car and the camera will never move off of one another, the lines will not either to summarize all that I just said... :)

What BYT said. It's a simple fixed geometric extrapolation from the camera and GPS to outline the car. The "variable" data is the surroundings.

Even the Leaf has this. A very helpful function, and easy to program.

I don't think there is a GPS involved. Simply the camera, a reverse sensor and the angle of the steering wheel.


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