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The Tesla Sentry (Tessen Sentry) filmed a video in which a woman chasing Model 3 was summoned as a runaway car.
Tesla’s initial “call” function allows the owner to automatically move the car a few feet in the driveway or in a narrow parking state without no one inside.
Based on this feature, Tesla released a “smart call.”
With the new version, car owners can call Tesla’s vehicles from farther away, and these vehicles will drive in a more complex parking environment.
It is mainly used by car owners to pick up the car when it comes out of a shopping mall or restaurant after parking it in a far parking lot.
Tesla eventually hopes to issue a “reverse call”
CEO Elon Musk described Smart Summon as “Tesla’s most viral feature.”
A few weeks after the release of this version, it has been used more than 550,000 times. Some Tesla owners have released videos that spread viruses involving collisions and missed vehicles while testing the new Smart Summon feature.
But obviously some people still don’t understand this feature.
A Tesla owner in Pennsylvania shared an interesting video of a woman chasing his Model 3 to stop it from thinking that the vehicle is sliding:
The video was not shown, and the lady tried to stop it by putting a heavy object on the left front pillar.
The owner explained this situation in the video description:
I just left a restaurant in West Chester, Pennsylvania, and I was summoning my Tesla Model 3. A woman saw my Tesla driving without anyone in the car. She thought my car was rolling away. She ran to pick up the car and started to stop it by pressing the left front pillar. As soon as I saw what was happening, I stopped Tesla. Obviously, this lady was embarrassed. But I think she is happy to do her best to prevent what she thinks is a disaster, but it is also very interesting.
Although she was embarrassed, there was no reason. She just wanted to help, but didn’t know anything about Tesla’s summoning function.
Another innovative feature of Tesla captures this interesting situation: sentinel mode.
Sentinel mode is Tesla’s integrated monitoring system inside its vehicles, using autopilot cameras around the car to record potential vandalism or other events.
The Tesla owner must insert the storage device into a USB port in the center console, and then store the video recorded by the Sentry Mode and the Tesla dash cam function TeslaCam on it.
This feature was initially activated after thieves (especially in the Bay Area) started piracy of Tesla cars, causing rows of windows to be damaged and valuables lost.
Since the feature was launched, it has helped capture vandals and thieves, as well as some very crazy videos about what happened around Tesla cars.
In order for Sentry Mode to run on Tesla, you need some accessories, unless you have the latest version of the Tesla vehicle. We recommend that Jeda’s Model 3 / Y USB hub can still use other plugs and hide the Sentry Mode drive. For the drive, I am using a Samsung portable solid-state drive, you need to format it, but it can provide a lot of capacity and can be easily hidden in the Jeda hub.
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