30 Mar '17, 3am

"Tesla releases Autopilot 8.1 – higher Autosteer speed" https://t.co/f2Dd1PySwX

Tesla has finally released software version 8.1 of its Autopilot system, which is only available for cars fitted with Autopilot 2.0 hardware . As previously announced by CEO Elon Musk, Tesla vehicles fitted with the full self-driving hardware suite will be soon able to offer up to Level 5 autonomy via gradual software updates. Autopilot 8.1 is just one of those, bringing with it a higher Autosteer speed limit (89 km/ to 129 km/h). However, the carmaker requires that the cameras be calibrated prior to using Autosteer at higher speeds, which is done automatically over several days of driving on well-marked highways. Another introduction here is Auto Lane Change, a feature that was already available on Teslas fitted with first-gen Autopilot hardware. The update also includes Summon, a beta feature that works in conjunction with Autopark, whereby the car can be ordered to ente...

Full article: https://paultan.org/2017/03/30/tesla-releases-autopilot-8...

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