Tesla’s 2023 Self-Driving Software Shown Off In New Video
Tesla’s updated self-driving software has been shown off in a new video posted to the company’s X account. The video is a much more professional one than the similar clip shared by CEO Elon Musk previously.
This latest video doesn’t specifically say which software is being used, but it does say that it’s using version 11.4.1 or later.
That might suggest Tesla intends to reuse this video with future releases further down the line, too. However, Electrek does note that ” it doesn’t seem as though this demo features the latest neural network-based vehicle controls.”
It’s also notable that Tesla disabled the requirement to have hands on the yoke to show that someone is in control of the vehicle, something that owners can’t do for obvious reasons and that isn’t how the Full Self-Driving system is supposed to be used, either.
The video itself runs for around five minutes and shows the vehicle navigating residential streets and dealing with traffic as it goes. The video shows the system largely working although, as Electrek’s Fred Lambert adds, the video “certainly not the most impressive FSD Beta drive I’ve seen.”
Tesla Full Self-Driving capability demo in Austin
FSD capability features use vision neural networks to perceive & understand the world, just like humans do.
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Quite why Tesla saw the need to share the video in the first place isn’t entirely clear, especially given the rather underwhelming content. It might be different if the video showed off a huge leap in capability, but it doesn’t.